David Linx

David Linx (1965) is a Belgian singer of jazz and chansons, composer and lyricist. He studied percussion and worked as a drummer with the American jazz singer Mark Murphy, which motivated him to take up singing himself. 
In 1996, together with a  group of musicians, including Pierre Van Dormael and Slide Hampton, he made a recording with the American writer and activist James Baldwin, who recites poetry on this album.

With pianist Diederik Wissels David Linx recorded various duo albums over the years. Additionally, he recorded with among others Toots Thielemans, the quartet of guitarist Tam De Villiers, the quartet of pianist Ivan Paduart and the Brussels Jazz Orchestra.

David is also active as a singer of the French chanson. He recorded an album with chansons and collaborated with the singer Maurane. Addtionally, he composes music for film and dance theatre. In 2005, he was awarded the Prix Bobby Jaspar by the Académie du Jazz in Paris.

David Linx has been a jazz voice teacher at the Royal Conservatory in Brussels since 1993 and is a regular guest teacher at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam.