Motion FM · Malik Alston – Beyond Jazz 02.04.2023
Malik Alston has delighted audiences in the United States and abroad, inviting them into his unique world of sound. He is one of Detroit’s premier music producers, DJs, vocalists, and performers. He produces and spins without boundaries, often fusing a multitude of styles to create new innovations in sound.
Malik toured the United States as a founding member of the DJ collective Rhythmic Fusion. He has performed for enthusiastic music lovers as a DJ and in live performance at several key music events, including return appearances at the Movement Festival and Charivari Detroit.
He has held successful DJ residencies at several venues in metro Detroit, including the Grasshopper, Mars Bar, and Pulse Lounge, and the Velvet Room in Windsor, Canada. He was the resident host and executive producer for The Pocket, a weekly live performance and DJ series produced by Truth Manifest Records, at 5th Avenue Downtown (Detroit).
His recent well-received radio show, Melody & Rhythm, was broadcast via the Internet to a worldwide audience on Universal Rhythms. The show featured Malik’s love of soul, jazz, electronica, and dance music, taking listeners on a journey into a diverse, enjoyable, and exciting listening experience.
Malik is honored to be a part of Motion.FM, where he’ll present his new show, Beyond Jazz. He will bring fresh new tunes, beloved favorites, and instant classics to the musical table, as only he can! Travel with Malik as he spins beyond jazz, soul, dance, and electronic music into new frontiers….a blissful ride to elevate your reality.
He currently performs original works as a keyboardist and vocalist with his solo project and band, Malik Alston & The Linwood Ensemble, with well-received appearances at the Movement Festival, House of Blues (Chicago), Allied Media Conference, Jazz Café, Marble Bar and Karl’s.
His excellent solo works include Malik's Mind, Poetic Reflections, Conscious Exposure, Dinner Music, This Music Is Life and Future: Love, Life, Vibration (Truth Manifest Records). He was the founder and executive producer of the vibrant jazzfusionhouse band Painted Pictures, whose well-received projects include Tuxedo Sessions (Truth Manifest Records) and Tuxedo Sessions Japan Edition (Truth Manifest Records/P-Vine Records).
Malik’s recent, successful EP releases include In A Better Way (Mother Tongue), Malik Alston: Rebirth EP (Hardmatter), MinimalSoul presents: Painted Pictures & Malik Alston Trio (Minimalsoul), Malik Alston Presents Painted Pictures: Air (The Jazz Diaries), and Javonntte & Malik Alston – The Dirty Digital EP (Hardmatter).
Malik has performed with Dwele, Les Nubians, Amp Fiddler, Louie Vega, Don Was, Dave McMurray, Osunlade, Blue Nefertiti, The Linwood Ensemble, Painted Pictures, Baatin and Robert Glasper, among many artists.
He has written and produced for many artists, including Neco Redd, Maurissa Rose, LaRae Starr, Sean Blackman, Craig Huckaby, Rich Medina, Alton Miller, Adesola Osakalumi (principal lead, as FELA!), Takashi Iio, John Arnold, :brownstudy, Roy Davis, Jr., Doc Link, The Linwood Ensemble, Painted Pictures, Javonntte, Badriyyah Wazeerud-Din, Howard Wazeerud-Din II, Yolanda Day, Pirahnahead, and Veronique.
Malik continues to be a creative vessel and convey passion in his music, with new and exciting projects soon to be released via his label, Truth Manifest
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