Mahlon Hoard

Mahlon Hoard


Mahlon Hoard is an experimental improvising saxophonist with command of extended techniques and unique artistry which has become hard to find in todays new music scene. Think an american Evan Parker at the bar with Ornette.


Mahlon Hoard South Carolina native who attended University of North Texas. From there, he moved to Los Angeles where Mahlon and Adam Holzman formed a fusion inspired group The Bugs that played and recorded regularly in the area.
Mahlon was eventually drawn to New York City where he played and toured with many noted musicians. In 1999 Mahlon relocated to North Carolina for several years before returning to New York where he is very much in demand as a studio musician and live performer. His most recent projects have delved deeper into the free improvisation world, which led to him co-founding the improvising duo Go!


Mahlon Hoard slicnaton