David Linaburg is a guitarist residing in Brooklyn NY. Having been educated in VA, SC, and Queens, David’s career is as diverse as his background. He can be found performing gospel, hip hop, R&B, folk, pop, contemporary classical, disco and more depending on the night.

Has appeared on stage or record with:  J. Cole, Jay-Z, Missy Elliott, Drake, TLC, Rita Ora, Laura Izibor, Hess is More, Jesse Boykins III, Elite, Omen, Kellylee Evans, Alex and Janel, Conor Maynard, Carmen Rodgers, Elijah Goodwin and Remnant, Soul Cycle & Dither

Festivals/Notable Venues:  Essence Music Festival, Drake’s Club Paradise Tour, J. Cole’s Dollar & A Dream Tour, Rock the Bells, Lollapalooza, Barclaycard Wireless Festival London, Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, Macy’s Music Festival Cincinnati, ICC Coliseum Durban South Africa, Apollo Theater Cafe, Blue Note Jazz Club, Openair Frauenfeld, South Carolina Jazz Festival, JAC Jazz Festival Charleston SC, Bang on a Can Marathon, NYC Winter Jazz Fest & SONIC Festival


 I play various guitars and amps for various projects.  Some include:  2006 Gibson ES-35, 2011 Rick Kelly Custom Strat, 2008 Nash T-63, 1999 PRS Custom 24, 2000 Taylor MACE-410, 2005 Cordoba ce model, 1979 Princeton Reverb, 1965 Deluxe Reverb, 2005 Dr Z Maz-18 NR

I am also happy to have a relationship with the great folks at Mono who make some of the most amazing cases and straps ever.  While that might sound like a bold statement, you’ll understand once you try one.  Seriously.  






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J. Cole “Daddy’s Little Girl”

Campus Consciousness Tour 2012 – Springfield, MO – Monday, 4.23.2012 at the O’Reilly Family Event Center (Drury University).

Soul Cycle featuring Melanie Charles
Soul Cycle featuring Melanie Charles

Soul Cycle – My Cherie Amour featuring Melanie Charles

Laura Izibor at the Essence Music Festival
Laura Izibor from the 2010 Essence Music Festival

Laura Izibor performs from My Heart To Yours at the 2010 Essence Music Festival

Alex & Janel
Alex & Janel – “Nobody’s Watching”

Live at Rockwood Music Hall, NYC, 3/17/11.

Alex Brumel – Guitar/Vocals
Janel Elizabeth – Vocals
Eric Novod – Drums
David Linaburg – Lead Guitar
Byron Isaacs – Bass

Jesse Boykins III & The Beauty Created Live in DC "Amorous"
Jesse Boykins III & The Beauty Created Live in DC “Amorous”

Jesse Boykins III & The Beauty Created Live in DC at The Heart Gallery 9.25.11 http://jesseboykinsiii.com
Aaron Hardin on Keys
David Linaburg on Guitar
Marion “OJ” Ross III on Trumpet
David “LD” Wood on Drums
Mr. Dennis Turner on Bass

filmed by @JHillTheSinger

But Because Without This
Dither “But Because Without This”

The electric guitar quartet Dither performs “but because without this” by Paula Matthusen. Video by Stephen Taylor.