Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) Presents The Mala Waldron Quartet
On Saturday, May 19, the Mala Waldron Quartet, a group of internationally acclaimed jazz virtuosos headlined by jazz vocalist/pianist/composer Mala accompanied by her top-flight backup group, will make a rare local appearance in Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT)'s Jazz Masters Series. Mala, who recently performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., will perform a sophisticated blend of soulful jazz together with Steve Salerno on guitar, Marcus Mclaurune on bass and Michael T.A. Thompson on drums 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://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3380855 (limited seating available.)
Since its opening last year, the WCT black box performance space has become increasingly known as a venue showcasing WCT plays and readings, as well as live music and a variety of performance artists. For upcoming theater and music events visit http://www.wctheater.org/
About Mala Waldron
Following in the footsteps of her father, esteemed jazz pianist/composer Mal Waldron, Mala has performed her music for audiences all over the world including in France, Italy, China, Russia and Japan. She's been featured at many prestigious U.S. venues as well, including the Iridium Jazz Club, BAM Café, Jazz Standard, Birdland, 55 Bar, Minton's Playhouse, and Dizzy's Club Coca Cola for the Women in Jazz Festival (opening for Patrice Rushen). Mala is praised equally for her impressive pianistic skills, her soulful smoky vocals as well as as for her original compositions and unique arrangements of jazz standards and popular classics. Her "Always There" release was named by Jazz USA one of the top 10 jazz CDs of 2006.
About Westchester Collaborative Theater
Westchester Collaborative Theater is a multicultural, cooperative theater company located in Ossining, NY, dedicated to developing new work for the stage and bringing live theater to the community. It is comprised of local playwrights, actors, and directors who employ a Lab approach in which new stage works are nurtured through an iterative process of readings, critiques, and rewrites. When work is ready for production, it is presented to the public at its new theater space.
WCT is committed to furthering theater arts in our community. It is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and a recipient of production grants from ArtsWestchester and New York State Council on the Arts.