born in 1964 in Tucson, AZ, United States
Links www.tonymalaby.com (German)
Tony Malaby (born January 12, 1964 in Tucson, Arizona) is a post-bop jazz tenor saxophonist. Malaby moved to New York City in 1995 and has played with several notable jazz groups, including Charlie Hadens Liberation Music Orchestra, Paul Motians Electric Bebop Band, Mark Heliass Open Loose, Fred Herschs Trio + 2 and Walt Whitman project, and bands led by Mario Pavone, Bobby Previte, Tom Varner, Marty Ehrlich, Angelica Sanchez, Mark Dresser, and Kenny Wheeler. Other collaborators have included Tom Rainey, Ben Monder, Eivind Opsvik, Nasheet Waits, and Michael Formanek. His first album as a co-leader was Cosas with Joey Sellers.
With Paul Motian
- Garden of Eden (ECM, 2004)
- Liner notes, Tony Malaby's Paloma Recio