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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Jazz Forum Arts: Jitterbugs for Kids Virtual Class (Guest Artist)

Zoom Event

THIS SUNDAY! We are so excited to have Mala Waldron explore Jazz Vocals/Scat with us! Get your tickets today to join: Jitterbugs is an online program for families with kids 2-7 years old. Each event is a stand-alone class which will feature two instructors who lead the children through interactive music games. The children will get to know Jazz through storytelling, movement, listening and playing with instruments.

The Jazz Loft: Interactive Jazz Tour

The Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Ave., Stony Brook, NY

Take a Live Interactive Tour of Jazz at The Jazz Loft! Music and history in every room including the outdoor garden! Tours are given in very small groups with all social distancing requirements adhered to. Refreshments can be ordered ahead of time and will be awaiting you at the completion of the tour! Purchase tickets at The Jazz Loft is a museum which features exhibits, performances and educational programs