Discography


As a Leader or Co-Leader

Balance

POLYFOLD, 2017

 

 “contemporary jazz of the highest order, a benchmark for where the genre can go.” - Detroit Metro Times

Michael Malis - piano, compositions

Marcus Elliot - saxophones, compositions

Lifted from the No of All Nothing

Michael Malis Trio

Polyfold, 2015

“...an uncommonly mature and distinctive debut… The music is loose and spontaneous, alert to dynamics and textural variety while balancing formal detail and discipline with freedom.”-Mark Stryker, Detroit Free Press

Michael Malis - piano, compositions

Ben Rolston - bass

Stephen Boegehold - drums

Secret of Begin

daher-malis duo

tool and die, 2015

 

Michael Malis - Piano, Rhodes
Matthew Daher - Percussion
Conrad Good - Electric and Upright Bass
Rachael Ahn Harbert - Movement

 


In a Supporting Role

Sonic Refuge

Marcus Elliot Quartet

2016

Marcus Elliot - saxophones
Michael Malis — piano
Ben Rolston — bass
Stephen Boegehold — drums

all selections composed by Marcus Elliot except “Unity,” composed by Michael Malis

When the City meets the


sky

Marcus Elliot Quartet

Polyfold, 2015

Marcus Elliot - saxophones, compositions
Michael Malis — piano
Ben Rolston — bass
Stephen Boegehold — drums

special guest Kris Johnson — trumpet

 


Archival

Ask the ancestors

daher-malis duo

2013

Michael Malis - Keyboards
Matthew Daher - Percussion