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! *

 

SPECIAL LEAP YEAR DAY SHOW!  On February 29 Mala Waldron will do a special "unplugged" concert where she'll perform without her piano accompanied by longtime collaborator & friend, Steve Salerno on guitar as part of The Jazz Loft's Living Room Series  ~ Click *here* (for more details!)

FIREY STRING SISTAS!

Wyandanch Public Library, 14 South 20th St, Wyandanch, NY

Black History Month Celebration

Acoustic in the Living Room Series w. Mala Waldron (voc) & Steve Salerno (gtr)

The Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Avenue, Stony Brook, NY

Mala Waldron is a vocalist, composer and pianist who has performed in Europe and the esteemed venues in the U.S. She will be accompanied by guitarist Steve Salerno in the intimate setting of the Loft's Teddy Charles Room.

$40