Posts Tagged ‘Michael Lington’


Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015 at 8:00 pm
& New Year’s Allstar Jam-Session on Dec. 31, 2015 at midnight

Saxophonist Michael Lington is a native of Denmark. It was in 1990 that Lington moved to Los Angeles, becoming a U.S. citizen in 2008. He got his musical start in Bobby Caldwell’s band; later he toured for three years with jazz and R&B legend Randy Crawford. The saxophonist, who has also performed numerous times for the Danish royal family (including the wedding reception of Crown Prince Frederik), has always been first-call for musical superstars. He’s opened arena shows for Barry Manilow and has already spent 18 months on tour with Michael Bolton. Lington has been a familiar face on contemporary jazz since his self titled major-label debut in 1997, and his tracks keep conquering the Billboard Contemporary Jazz charts. For his seventh CD ‘Pure’, he returns to the basics for an organic, soul-jazz project that recalls the glory days of contemporary jazz unburdened by pop constraints. The first single ‘Roadtrip’, which is produced and written by Lington and Brian Culbertson, is among most added and played songs at contemporary and smooth jazz radio and hit #3 at the Billboard Jazz Song Charts. His last album ‘Soul Appeal’ was released in 2014.

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1 night (Dec. 29/30, 2015) incl. transfer hotel-theater & 2 concerts:from 157,00 Euro per person in a double room

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3 nights (Dec. 29, 2015 to Jan 1, 2016) incl. NYE menu, transfer hotel-theater & all concerts:from 557,00 Euro per person in a double room


This FREE spectacular two-day event is a juried fine art and music festival featuring 100 award-winning visual artists in a variety of artistic mediums, including painting, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry and other artistic originals. The best of Smooth Jazz and other music will be presented on stage Saturday and Sunday.

As in the past, the 2015 Art Affaire will be held Rancho Mirage Community Park, formerly Whitewater Park, located at 71-560 San Jacinto Drive in Rancho Mirage. But this year, patrons will enjoy a new amphitheater with terrace seating that will accommodate an audience of up to 600 guests. The stage will be a dramatically covered platform supported by extensive back-of-the-house facilities including restrooms for performers and the public. This amphitheater is just one of many exciting new additions to the renovated Rancho Mirage Community Park. For more information, please call City Hall at (760) 324-4511.

Saxophonist, composer, producer, and vocalist Eric Darius takes the stage on Saturday, November 7th at 3:30 p.m. Darius is a visionary saxophonist who finds his inspiration from the past, present and future.

Contemporary saxophonist, songwriter, producer and recording artist, Michael Lington, will perform on Sunday, November 8th at 3:30 p.m.

Community Park, 71560 San Jacinto Dr, Rancho Mirage, California 92270


“The smoothest way to end an old and start a new year” – this is the theme for the SMOOTH JAZZ FESTIVAL AUGSBURG 2015: It’s the first time that the organizer smooth entertainment presents the stars of the international Smooth-Jazz-Scene around the turn of the year. As in the previous years, the three-days-festival is going to take place at the famous Park Theatre in Augsburg – the perfect surrounding for the big names performing on stage. The most extravagant of them is likely to be the guitarist and vocalist Nick Colionne who will also be hosting the “New Year’s Allstar Jam-Session”, starting on New Year’s Eve after midnight. There is hardly a great Smooth Jazz Festival or a Smooth Jazz Cruise in the US, Colionne has not joined and performed at, yet. The flamboyant personality, who has been elected “Performer of the Year” several times, is not only an excellent musician, but also a gifted showman.

With guitarist Peter White, keyboardist Jeff Lorber and saxophonist Everette Harp, the line-up comprises even more great names, which together look back on several Grammy nominations, number-one hits and about 50 solo albums. And the programme continues with saxophonists Michael Lington and Jackiem Joyner, bassist Michael Manson and singer Selina Albright – they also provide best smooth jazz sound and great entertainment. All of this awaits guests in the nonchalant, relaxed and boisterous atmosphere of the Park Theatre, for which the Festival has been known for years now. And of course, also this year the legendary after-show parties are part of the program and finish off the three evenings enjoyably.

The festival’s partner location this year is again the “Dorint Hotel an der Kongresshalle”, which is connected via shuttle bus to the Park Theatre. The festival’s gala dinner, the “hangover breakfast” after New Year’s Eve and also the New Year’s Concert feat. Jackiem Joyner & Selina Albright are going to take place at the Dorint Hotel.

The official sale for festival packages starts on September 1, 2015 in our online-shop:


Dave Koz Ultimate Caribbean cruise embarks from San Juan, Puerto Rico with ports of call in Bridgetown, Barbados; Castries, St Lucia; St Johns, Antigua; Philipsburg, St Maarten; and St Croix, US Virgin Islands; February 21-28, 2016.

Featured Performers: Dave Koz, Mindi Abair, Rick Braun, Euge Groove, Larry Graham, Kenny Lattimore, Michael Lington, Keiko Matsui, Kirk Whalum, Peter White, comedian George Wallace and others to be announced.

Guest Artists: Vincent Ingala, Elan Trotman, Ariana Savalas, The LA Collective with Greg Manning, Tony Moore and Darryl Williams. Get on the wait-list!


The Osthoff Resort is proud to announce the 13th annual Jazz on the Vine Festival, May 8-10, 2015. We invite you to join us once again for a special weekend dedicated to world-renowned jazz performers coming together and offering dynamic concerts that all music enthusiasts are sure to enjoy. Kick off the summer concert season at The Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake!

This year’s performers include Mindi Abair & The Bone Shakers, Michael Lington featuring Kenny Lattimore, Nick Colionne, Vincent Ingala, Cindy Bradly & Chris Standring, Down to the Bone, Roman Street and Marcell Guyton.

During the festival, sample an array of wines from the international and domestic vineyards of Chile, Greece, Australia, France, Germany, Spain, New Zealand, California, Washington, Oregon and more. Relax and enjoy an eclectic and sophisticated cuisine created by our award-winning Osthoff chefs. We look forward to having you with us in 2015!

Osthoff Resort, 101 Osthoff Ave, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin 53020 (Sheboygan)


This Wine and Jazz concert series is featuring national recording artists in a very intimate setting in the Rose Terrace. Sample the award winning wines while you listen to the beautiful sounds of world class musicians.

Saturday, September 20, 2014 – 6:00 pm

This concert features multi Grammy Award winning guitarist Paul Brown. With over 50 number albums to his credit and numerous number one hits on the smooth jazz charts, Paul Brown has defined the sounds of a generation. His melodic guitar melodies will make you groove. Hailing from Denmark and born into a musical family, Michael Lington is a second generation Saxophonist following in his fathers footsteps. As with each generation Michael taken it to a new musical level in the family becoming an international saxophone star. His latest recording has topped the smooth jazz charts and his smooth and funky style is a perfect compliment to the melodic grooves of Paul Brown. Two amazing artists that will make you move in your seats!

Coming October 25th , The smooth Jazz all-stars at Keyways Winery and Vineyards: Michael Paulo, Gregg Karukas, Greg Adams, Brian Bromberg, Richard Smith.

Keyways Vineyard & Winery, 37338 De Portola Rd, Temecula, California 92592

Long Beach Jazz Festival 2014

The only Southern California Jazz Festival staged on a gorgeous grassy knoll in a beautiful Lagoon setting. Long Beach Jazz Festival features some of the top artists of the year and includes VIP seating in an incredible outdoor setting with a great selection of food, art and much more. Jazz, an experience you will never forget!



Rainbow Lagoon Park, E Shoreline Dr, Long Beach, California 90802