Mal Waldron

Born 16 August 1926. Died 2 December 2002
Mal Waldron
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1926-08-16
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Mal Waldron

Mal Waldron Biography (Wikipedia)

Malcolm Earl "Mal" Waldron (August 16, 1925 – December 2, 2002) was an American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger. He started playing professionally in New York in 1950, after graduating from university. In the following dozen years or so Waldron led his own bands and played for those led by Charles Mingus, Jackie McLean, John Coltrane, and Eric Dolphy, among others. During Waldron's period as house pianist for Prestige Records in the late 1950s, he appeared on dozens of albums and composed for many of them, including writing his most famous song, "Soul Eyes", for Coltrane. Waldron was often an accompanist for vocalists, and was Billie Holiday's regular accompanist from April 1957 until her death in July 1959.

A breakdown caused by a drug overdose in 1963 left Waldron unable to play or remember any music; he regained his skills gradually, while redeveloping his speed of thought. He left the U.S. permanently in the mid-1960s, settled in Europe, and continued touring internationally until his death.

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Warm Canto
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Walk
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Walk
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All Alone
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All Alone
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Warm Canto
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Hilary
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Hilary
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Loser's Lament
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Loser's Lament
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Profile Of Jackie
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Profile Of Jackie
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Warm Canto
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Warm Canto
Charles Mingus
E's Flat Ah's Flat Too
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E's Flat Ah's Flat Too
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We Diddit
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We Diddit
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Espresso Time
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Espresso Time
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Dock Scene
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Russian Melody
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Russian Melody
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Hurray For Herbie
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Hurray For Herbie
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Snake Out
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Snake Out
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