Saddleback’s Jazz Day offers performances by the aspiring and the
inspiring, a day-long event leading up to a must-hear appearance by the
Saddleback Big Band and Tony Malaby. Originally from Tucson, Arizona ,Tony Malaby
has been permanently based in New York since 1995 and has been a member of many
notable jazz groups including Charlie Haden’s LiberationOrchestra, Paul Motian's Electric Bebop Band,
Mark Helias' Open Loose, Fred Hersch's quintetand Walt Whitman project, Michell
Portal's Birdwatcher, various projects with Daniel Humairand bands led by Mario
Pavone, Tim Berne, Chris Lightcap, Kris Davis, Angelica Sanchez,Michael Attias and Marty Ehrlich.