Mala Waldron is a vocalist/pianist/composer born in New York City who balances shows in the tri-state area with tours in Europe and Asia. As a bandleader, Mala has performed at many esteemed NYC venues including the Jazz Standard, Dizzy’s, 55 Bar, BAM Cafe, and Minton’s Playhouse. She was also featured at the First Annual Coltrane Day Music Festival, and on the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage. Her featured recordings include her CD debut, Lullabye, a tribute to her godmother Billie Holiday; He’s My Father, a duo project with her father, pianist/composer Mal Waldron; and Always There, which was licensed by Columbia Records (Japan) and voted one of JazzUSA’s Top 20 Jazz CDs of 2006. Today Waldron will perform solo.
This event will stream on the Jazz Foundation and Jazz Museum Facebook pages and the Museum YouTube Channel.
This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and by the Howard Gilman Foundation.
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