New Hampshire native Andrew Malloy attended University of Massachusetts, where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Music Education degree; he continued his education at The Juilliard School, where he received a Master of Music in Performance. After living and working in New York City, Malloy moved to Los Angeles, where he established himself as an active freelance musician and has lived for over thirty years.

He performs as a regular member of the Pasadena, Santa Barbara and New West Symphonies and the Crown City Brass Quintet, and works with most of the leading musical organizations in the Los Angeles area, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, LA Opera, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, the Long Beach Symphony and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. His out-of-town appearances include his longtime association with the San Luis Obispo Festival Mozaic, brass quintet performances in Austin TX, the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Festival, and guest artist at the Eastern Trombone Workshop in Washington DC, where he presented a solo recital and appeared as soloist with the U.S. Army Band (Pershing’s Own). He teaches trombone at California State University, Northridge, and Pepperdine University, and has an active private studio.

Active as a solo recitalist, he commissioned and premiered Sonata for Trombone and Piano by Stanley Friedman, Fantasy by Lincoln Hanks, and Dozeandeeze by Jim Self. He produced a solo album, BEST OF FRIENDS, including these new works and others never published or recorded. In the recording field, Malloy has played on hundreds of film scores for some of Hollywood’s most famous composers and has recorded extensively for television.

Malloy enjoys photography and travel, both of which allow him to spend time with his granddaughters who provide beautiful subjects when he visits with them in New Jersey and upstate New York.


Paper Clips

Release Date: August 1, 2012
Catalog Number: NV5879
21st Century
Solo Instrumental
For too long the trombone has been ignored as a central instrument in contemporary music. On PAPER CLIPS, trombonist Andy Malloy proves the instrument's capabilities of being a driving force and, along with pianist Karolina Rojahn, its collaborative appeal. An unabashed champion for the trombone, Malloy commissioned each work on this album specifically to expand the often overlooked instrument's repertoire.