Mal/4: Trio

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Mal/4: Trio
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Studio album by Mal Waldron
Released 1958
Recorded September 26, 1958
Genre Jazz
Length 43:18
Label New Jazz
Mal Waldron chronology
Mal/3: Sounds
(1958)Mal/3: Sounds1958
Mal/4: Trio
Left Alone
(1959)Left Alone1959

Mal/4: Trio is an album by American jazz pianist Mal Waldron recorded in 1958 and released on the New Jazz label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars stating "His sometimes-brooding style was already quite recognizable and his inventive use of repetition was quite impressive. This recording gives listeners a definitive look at the early style of Mal Waldron".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Mal Waldron except as indicated
  1. "Splidium-Dow" — 5:20
  2. "Like Someone in Love" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) — 7:12
  3. "Get Happy" (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) — 4:52
  4. "J.M.'s Dream Doll" — 4:18
  5. "Too Close for Comfort" (Jerry Bock, Larry Holofcener, George David Weiss) — 11:27
  6. "By Myself" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) — 4:58
  7. "Love Span" — 5:11
  • Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on September 26, 1958.



  1. ^ Mal Waldron discography accessed February 21, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed February 21, 2011