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Federico Malaman: Jaco Pastorius Octave Style Part 1
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Federico Malaman: Jaco Pastorius Octave Style Part 1

Federico Malaman is bringing it on his Youtube channel. Here’s a great lesson video he just shared, focusing on playing octaves in 16th notes in the style of Jaco Pastorius. He said this is how we “become Olympic champions of dance style bass lines!”

Electric Bass Battle: Anton Davidyants vs Federico Malaman
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Electric Bass Battle: Anton Davidyants vs Federico Malaman

I remember when Federico Malaman shared this video on Facebook back in 2015, but we never got the chance to share it here. Federico just revived this awesome (and funny) “Electric Bass Battle” with Anton Davidyants.

Federico Malaman, Ricky Quagliato, and Fabio Valdemarin: Perdido
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Federico Malaman, Ricky Quagliato, and Fabio Valdemarin: Perdido

Federico Malaman shared this incredible video a few days ago of a live performance he did with Ricky Quagliato and Fabio Valdemarin. In this clip, they burn through Michel Camilo interpretation’s of “Perdido”.

Federico Malaman: Don’t Worry
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Federico Malaman: Don’t Worry

Federico Malaman has a new bass cover video out. This time around, he’s taking on Madcon’s “Don’t Worry”.

Federico Malaman: Erratic
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Federico Malaman: Erratic

Federico Malaman put together a fantastic lineup for this video for “Erratic”. This one grooves.

Federico Malaman and Joe Dart: Dean Town (Live)
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Federico Malaman and Joe Dart: Dean Town (Live)

Until now, we’ve only seen a fan-shot video of this master class performance at the 2018 Sligo Jazz. Federico Malaman shared this version of his performance of the Vulfpeck hit “Dean Town”, with Joe Dart.

Federico Malaman and Áron Hodek: Killer Kid Funk
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Federico Malaman and Áron Hodek: Killer Kid Funk

Prepare for instant stank face, as No Treble favorite Federico Malaman and shining star Áron Hodek give us some “Killer Kid Funk.” Joined with Áron’s brother David on drums, this trio is super funky!

Federico Malaman Releases “Malalicks”
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Federico Malaman Releases “Malalicks”

Federico Malaman has just released a new instructional book called “Malalicks”, which is a collection of ten licks to improve your soloing skills.

Federico Malaman and Gev Delano: Mala-Gev-Jam
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Federico Malaman and Gev Delano: Mala-Gev-Jam

We featured a video of 10-year-old bassist Gev Delano last week, and we were all blown away. Turns out, we’re not the only ones. Federico Malaman wrote a tune that he wanted to record with the young bassist. Here’s the video for “Mala-Gev-Jam”.

Malajams: What?!?
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Malajams: What?!?

In this video, bassist Federico Malaman teams up virtually with pianist Claudio Filippini and 18-year-old drum prodigy Greyson Nekrutman. The group performs Federico’s original tune, “What?!?”

Federico Malaman: Resposta
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Federico Malaman: Resposta

Federico Malaman always knocks us out with his videos. In this clip, he doubles up to perform a stunning cover of the Ney Conceição tune “Resposta.”

Hadrien Feraud, Federico Malaman, Dario Chiazzolino, and Kalyan Pathak: NAMM Performance
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Hadrien Feraud, Federico Malaman, Dario Chiazzolino, and Kalyan Pathak: NAMM Performance

Here’s something I missed at this year’s NAMM Show, but thankfully someone recorded it. Hadrien Feraud, Federico Malaman, Dario Chiazzolino, and Kalyan Pathak took the stage to perform this great version of Roy Hargrove’s “Strasbourg / St. Denis.”