Michael Lington has worked with Michael Bolton, Barry Manilow, Aaron Neville, Boney James, Mike Love, Randy Crawford, Bobby Caldwell, Dave Koz, Kenny Lattimore, Ryan Shaw, Little Richard, Joan Sebastian, Cristian Castro, Booker T. Jones, The Dap-Kings, Ray Parker, Jr., Taylor Dayne, Brian Culbertson, Chuck Loeb, William Bell, Dave Stewart, Vince Gill, Sheléa Frazier, and many others. “One of the genre’s most soul-fired and muscular alto sax players…” raves MUSIC CONNECTION.
Acclaimed and Chart-Topping Danish-American Saxophonist & Songwriter MICHAEL LINGTON is a purveyor of Soul & Contemporary Jazz. Lington has released 13 albums with 28 Singles charting on the Billboard and Radio & Records (R&R) Contemporary Jazz Charts. Lington was Nominated for "International Instrumentalist of the Year" at the 2009 Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards. In 2008, Lington released the album 'Heat', which reached the Top 5 on Billboard's Contemporary Jazz Chart and was chosen as Jazztrax's 2008 "Album of the Year". Lington's album 'Second Nature' (2016) debuted at #3 on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Chart. From 2010-2013, Lington joined Michael Bolton on tour as his opening act & special guest. Lington and Bolton performed over 350 shows together in more than 40 countries. In 2016, Barry Manilow invited Lington to join his "One Last Time" arena tour. "One hell of a sax player..." raves JAZZ TIMES. "Lington's a passionate player who's had some tasty hits..." says ALL ABOUT JAZZ.