Malin Carta

Saxophonist|Woodwinds|Voice
“Malin is a thoughtful, creative, and versatile musician and educator. It has been a pleasure to watch her step into her identity as an artist. I look forward to watching her career and music flourish as she continues to follow her unique path and interests." -Alexa Tarantino
“Malin Carta continuously exhibits the talent, dedication, conviction and pursuit of excellence critical for success as a musician and artist. Her leadership abilities and strength of character are immediately recognizable. I am truly excited to watch her career take off and am proud to be associated with her.” -Jimmy Greene
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Malin Carta is an up-and-coming musician in CT and is creating her own unique career as a saxophonist, woodwind doubler, and singer-songwriter. She is a recent graduate (Magna Cum Laude) of Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, CT. Born and raised in Hartford County, she received a B.M. degree in jazz performance and studied under the direction of Grammy-nominated saxophonist Dr. Jimmy Greene. 

 

Malin is well-versed in both classical and jazz music. She was classically trained throughout high school and during her first year of college when she won the James Furman Memorial Award for the freshmen class.

 

Malin now performs throughout the CT, NY, and MA area with various groups. She performs regularly with CT-based band Lavender Social Club, has made appearances with numerous big bands in CT including the Hartford Jazz Orchestra, the New London Big Band, the Berkshire Jazz Orchestra, and the Elm City Big Band, and plays solo sets on piano and voice. Carta opened for vocalist and singer/songwriter Sasha Dobson at Cafe Nine in July 2022, playing a set of original music. 

 

Aside from performing, Malin holds teaching positions at Greenwich Country Day School as their Instrumental Instructor/Jazz Band Teacher and the Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra (WCYO) as their Wind Ensemble Conductor.

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