“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
Malin Carta is a saxophonist, vocalist, woodwind doubler, and educator. 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 has played in jazz and classical-based ensembles and held the position as president of WCSU’s Jazz Club. Malin has shared the stage with guest artists such as Sean Jones, Russell Malone, Josh Evans, Geoffrey Keezer, and Ron Carter. For four semesters Malin played lead alto in the WCSU Jazz Orchestra, first chair alto saxophone in WestConn's Wind Ensemble, and soprano saxophone in her saxophone quartet.
Malin now performs throughout the CT, NY, and MA area with various groups. Recent performances have been with the Elm City Big Band, Chris Daly & the Lavender Social Club, and her self-lead group, the Malin Carta Quartet.
Aside from performing, Malin loves to teach. She teaches privately throughout CT on saxophone, clarinet, flute, and piano. Malin has experience teaching all ages, ranging from infants to adults.