Richly crepuscular and emotive, Deep Resonance frames Waldron in full possession of her composing and performance facilities ready to take on the world. ” - - C. Michael Bailey

— All About Jazz

Vocalist/Pianist/Composer Mala Waldron (pronounced MAL-uh WALL-drun) is a New York City native who balances local performances with tours all over Europe and Asia.  Featured recordings include her CD debut, "Lullabye" (tribute to godmother, Billie Holiday), a duo project with her father, pianist, composer Mal Waldron ("He's My Father") and "Always There" which, in addition to being her first U.S. release, was licensed by Columbia Records (Japan) and voted one of the Top 20 Jazz CDs of 2006 by JazzUSA.

As a band leader, Mala has performed with her group at many esteemed venues including the Jazz Standard, Dizzy's Club Coca Cola, the 55 Bar, Cornelia St. Cafe, BAM Cafe , the 1st Annual Coltrane Day Music Festival, and most recently at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, and the 17th Annual Jazz in the Valley festival with the Christopher Dean Sullivan Ensemble.  Career highlights include touring and recording with her father, writing and performing her big band arrangements with the James Jabbo Ware, "Me We & Them" Orchestra and singing her original music (orchestrated and conducted by Alfonso Girardo) with  a 45-piece jazz symphony, the Magna Grecia Orchestra while on tour in Taranto, Italy.  




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* Upcoming shows! *

Join TRANSART next Sunday May 19th for “Malcolm at 99”, a concert to celebrate El-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz (Malcolm X), one of America’s most prolific minds who devoted years of their life to the struggle for human rights throughout the world. Presented on the 99th anniversary of their birth, this project is a collaboration between TRANSART and Creative Music Studio. Malcolm at 99 is composed by Craig Harris and features the TRANSART Ensemble and Peter Apfelbaum and the Creative Music Studio artists.

Visit the link in our bio to purchase tickets 📍Old Dutch Church, 272 Wall St, Kingston, NY at 7:00 PM 📍Tickets $25

About this concert Join us for an inspiring concert with Firey String Sistas! in celebration of Juneteenth. Three powerhouse women, Nioka Workman founder & cellist joined by Marlene Rice violinist & pianist / vocalist Mala Waldron are the core of this band and together they infuse world music, global funk, ‘head bopping’ soul and Jazz to produce unique sounds for violin, cello, bass, piano and percussion. The band extends from three members to five, featuring stellar artists bassist Belden Bullock and percussionist Luciana Padmore. FREE!