Denis Malloy is a versatile clarinetist, saxophonist, bassist and composer happily making diverse music in the Washington D.C. and Baltimore metropolitan area.
He records and performs in a wide range of styles including classical, jazz, middle-eastern, cabaret and rock.
Denis has performed with the Summer Opera Company in Washington, D.C., the AIMS Symphonie Orchester in Graz Austria, and the Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia and is currently a member of The Georgetown Quintet.
In the non-classical vein, he has performed with his own jazz duo, trio and quartet for various events and functions at venues including the Library of Congress, the Baltimore Museum of Art and the Peabody Library.
His playing has been featured on National Public Radio’s (NPR) Morning Edition program, WPFW Washington D.C. and WVEW Vermont.
As composer and improviser, he has composed music for several Silent Era films, both as an individual and in collaboration with the band Boister. He has performed live accompaniment to silent film at the Kennedy Center, American Film Institute (Silver Spring, MD), Charles Theatre (Baltimore, MD), Patterson Theater (Baltimore), Avalon Theater (Easton, MD), Baltimore Museum of Art, Walters Art Museum (Baltimore), and the Virginia Film Festival, among others.
Denis appears on more than a dozen CDs, including two with Boister produced by respected producer Jim Dickinson. Recordings by Persian Flamenco group The Roya Ensemble, Boister, and his project Treehouse Quartet, are available at CDBaby and iTunes.