Waldron was at the heart of the New York jazz scene during the 1950s and early 1960s, before he moved to Paris and became a popular jazz performer throughout Europe and Japan. His noteworthy career included recordings and performances during jazz' golden age with such legends as Billie Holiday, Charles Mingus and John Coltrane. He is also known for his work with Eric Dolphy, Max Roach, Jackie McLean, Abbey Lincoln, Gene Ammons and Steve Lacy.
Waldron eventually settled in Munich, Germany and lived there for many years where he recorded prolifically. He made his final home in Brussells for the latter decade of his life. Waldron is survived by seven children and two grandchildren.
CONTACT: Mala Waldron at 917-857-5710