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All Alone

Mal Waldron

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August 16, 1925 - December 2, 2002


Written and recorded by Mal Waldron in 1986 for the album “Left Alone '86,” the track “All Alone” is typical of the kind of solo playing the artist was doing at the time. Although most of this album is duet.

New York City native Malcolm "Mal" Waldron started out playing saxophone inspired by Coleman Hawkins' 1939 recording of "Body and Soul", but often doubled on piano while performing with local bands.

After earning his B.A. in music in 1949, he worked briefly with R&B groups before joining up with saxophonist Ike Quebec in 1950 with whom he made his recording debut two years later.

During the mid-1950 he frequently performed with Charles Mingus, Lucky Millinder, and Lucky Thompson before forming his own band in 1956 featuring trumpeter Idrees Sulieman, alto saxophonist Gigi Gryce, double bassist Julian Euell, and drummer Arthur Edgehill.

Waldron went on to play with Eric Dolphy, Charles Mingus, John Coltrane, and Jackie McLean.

In 1963 he suffered a severer breakdown after overdosing on heroin and spent much of the reminder of the decade in Europe.

Mal Waldron built a popular following in Japan during the 1970s and performed memorable duets with soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy in the 1980s and '90s.

A heavy smoker, he continued to perform after being diagnosed with cancer in 2002 until his death.

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