He was born into a family rich in music: Trombone, acoustic bass, congas and drums. Taking up piano at 8 years old and trumpet at 11, MUSIC has always given Linny's creativity and passion a way around cerebral palsy.
"I thrive on what differences bring."
Linny began his professional career with Little Joe Blue; Since then, he has shared the stage and/or studio with Universal Music recording artist Lucky Peterson, Yarborough and Peoples, James Ingram (on a Patti LaBelle tour), Grammy nominated Breggett Rideau, blues artist Tutu Jones, Shanachie Entertainment recording artist Pamela Williams, Rendezvous recording artist Tom Braxton, Bernard Wright, Bobby Sparks and a variety of other talented acts. Linny has played all over Europe, Japan, Canada, and the Caribbean: his performance credits include the Montreux Jazz Festival, the Jazzhaus, the Montreal Jazz festival...
Linny stays very busy. He likes it that way.
As a professional musician, Linny Nance works out of his Dallas studio, writing, composing and producing for R&B groups, jazz, rap and gospel artists
Recently, Linny did showcased his talents in “The look of Love” & “Elixir”, albums of Shanachie Entertainment recording artist Saxtress Pamela Williams; also in “Darling Forever” JSP recording artist Tamara Peterson's first solo release.
Last but not least, Linny Nance leads his own band, Network.
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Tim and Zac have been off frolicking in Atlanta these past few days for the City Regional Magazine Association awards banquet. Last night, on behalf of the D team, they accepted two top honors: General Excellence for D Magazine in our circulation category (huge deal) and best e-newsletter in the country for SideDish. We beat [...]