David Linx

singer / songwriter / composer

Recordings/concerts with a.o.

Horace Parlan, Toots Thielemans, Harry ‘Sweets’ Edison, Slide Hampton, Ernie Wilkins, Diederik Wissels, Richard Gaillano, Steve Coleman, Sly & Robbie, John Clayton, Victor Lazlo, Nathan Davis, Aka Moon and many more.

As composer / songwriter and/or lyrics

‘Hey Baby, Cool’ for the COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRA arranged by Frank Foster with Victor Lazlo.
‘Take Me’, ‘Tell Me Pourquoi Pas’, ‘Maxime’, ‘Désir Fou’, “Berçeuse (Lullaby)”, ‘The Dream is in Our Hands’ as well as most of the English lyrics on Victor Lazlo’s latest album ‘BACK TO FRONT’.
Founder and composer of ‘A Lover’s Question’ with American writer James BALDWIN, reciting his poetry (later on, 1988, live broadcast by Sky Channel with brother David Baldwin).

Ballet music for choreographer and dancer Michèle Noiret: ‘La Crèveche’, ‘L’Espace Oblique’ and ballet music for choreographer dancer ran-Christian Chalon: ‘Transit’,

Filmsong for ‘Hey Stranger’ a film by Peter Woditsch, sung by Hanna Schygulla and filmmusic for “Mygdal”, a documentary by Miel van Hoogenbemt on a German settlement in Israel.

In 1996 David LINX was nominated for the Django d’Or in France for the category best jazz singer, together with Abbey LINCOLN and Cassandra WILSON.
In ’98, David LINX was again nominated, this time with Diederik WISSELS in Paris (category vocal jazz).
And in ’99, their album Bandarkah (Label Bleu) has been selected among the three nominees for the French Django d’Or ’99, in the category ‘Europe’.
In ’98, David LINX has been nominated in the vocal category of the Victoires de la Musique in France, for his CD with Diederik WISSELS, ‘Up Close’ (Label Bleu LBLC6586), next to Dee Dee BRIDGEWATER and Diana KRALL.
In the Belgian jazz referendum organized by Belgian radios RTBF and VRT, David LINX was elected best vocalist of the year ’98 in the categories Belgium and Europe.

Several cd’s under own name. See for more info about David: http://davidlinx.artistes.universalmusic.fr

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