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! *

Mar12

Mala Waldron Duo w bassist, James Cammack

Grasso's, 134 Main St,, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Grasso's established in 1994 - Gail Grasso (Owner) and Tony Canales (Executive Chef) take you on a journey from a quaint circa 1850 town to a Hip New York Style Restaurant and Jazz Club Serving New American Cuisine and offering live jazz Wednesday through Sunday!

Mar26

Mala Waldron Quartet ~ "Songbirds" Virtual Tribute to Minnie Riperton, Joni Mitchell & Shirley Horn (streaming live from Flushing Town Hall)

"SONGBIRDS" Remembering Minnie Riperton, Shirley Horn and Joni Mitchell in a "Live-Streamed" Concert from Flushing Town Hall Mala Waldron Quartet, featuring Steve Salerno - guitarist, Michael T.A. Thompson - drummer and Gene Torres - bass.

Mala is a pianist and vocalist with amazing technical alacrity and sensitivity, she is the daughter of Jazz Icon Mal Waldron. This concert is a journey to a not-so-distant past filled with great memorable music and song.