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Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) Presents The Mala Waldron Quartet –Jazz Virtuosos – in Concert May 18
May 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm$20
Ossining, NY – On Saturday, May 18, the Mala Waldron Quartet, a group of internationally acclaimed jazz virtuosos headed by jazz vocalist/pianist/composer Waldron accompanied by her top-flight backup group, will make a rare local appearance in Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT)’s Jazz Masters Series. Waldron, who recently completed a regional tour of the theatrical production Nina Simone: Four Women, will perform a sophisticated blend of soulful jazz together with Christopher Dean Sullivan on bass, Tani Tabbal on drums, and Allen Won on sax and flute at WCT’s black box performance space, 23 Water St. in Ossining.
The Mala Waldron Quartet will play sets at 7:30 and 9:00 pm. General admission is $20. Cash bar and refreshments available. Purchase seats online at the ticketing website: https://mwaldronwct2019.brownpapertickets.com/ (limited seating available.)
Called the “the artist to watch” and “a wonderful writer whose lyricism puts her in a class by herself” (Jazzdagama); Waldron has been cheered by numerous critics: she “interprets lyrics and scats with authority” (All About Jazz); “combines the best of the soul and jazz world” (Jazz-Not-Jazz.com); “… traverses the jazz terrain, from straight ahead to more experimental fare, with ease, inspiration and inventiveness…” (Jazz Review). Soul Express (UK) labelled her brand “Sophisticated Soul-Jazz at its best!” Her Always There release was named one of the top 10 jazz CDs of 2006 by Jazz USA.