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Federico Malaman Releases New Solo Album
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Federico Malaman Releases New Solo Album

Italian bass guru Federico Malaman has released a new solo album, entitled Life. The recording, which marks 14 years since his first solo effort, is a snapshot of the bassist’s life. “The full album title should actually be ‘Life is not in 4/4’”, he states. “4/4 is the simplest, straightforward meter. Real life is not like that: there are ups...

Federico Malaman: Afro Fred
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Federico Malaman: Afro Fred

Federico Malaman has a new album out, and our friends at Bass The World have shared a video for one of the tracks. “Afro Fred” was written by Federico, who had this to say about the tune: “I am a great enthusiast of African rhythms. I like the way it triggers an uncontrollable urge to dance. Anyone who has ever...

Dali Mraz Group with Federico Malaman: Kicks
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Dali Mraz Group with Federico Malaman: Kicks

Check out our good friend Federico Malaman rocking and grooving it out with the Dali Mraz Group in this live clip. The tune, “Kicks,” was written by Federico, who takes an awesome solo along the way.

Joe Dart and Federico Malaman: Dean Town
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Joe Dart and Federico Malaman: Dean Town

Vaughan Gilligan shared this video on our Facebook group, and it is worthy of paying it forward. “Joe Dart came to my town the other day for a masterclass. He signed my bass and let me take a few pics with him! I got a vid of him playing ‘Dean Town’ for those interested,” Vaughan shared. Dart was joined on...

Panagiotis Andreou and Federico Malaman: Quando quando quando
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Panagiotis Andreou and Federico Malaman: Quando quando quando

Two of our favorite bassists got together to jam. In this clip, Panagiotis Andreou and Federico Malaman perform and all-bass version of “Quando quando quando.” I had to look up the origin of the tune, which is an Italian pop song from the early ’60s. Turns out it was one of the best selling singles of all time, with more...

Federico Malaman & Marcus Miller: NAMM Jam
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Federico Malaman & Marcus Miller: NAMM Jam

During the 2018 NAMM Show, Federico Malaman and Marcus Miller got together for a spontaneous jam at a Markbass event showcasing Marcus’s signature amp. Federico said, “For me, it was PURE JOY!!!”

Pobozhiy / Malaman / Stepanov / Sagamonyants: The Aether
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Pobozhiy / Malaman / Stepanov / Sagamonyants: The Aether

Evgeny Pobozhiy has a new video out featuring his collaboration with Federico Malaman, Valeriy Stepanov, and David Sagamonyants. The group play’s Evgeny’s original tune, “The Aether.” We dig this!

Valeriy Stepanov, Arkadiy Kornev & Federico Malaman: ??????-????????
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Valeriy Stepanov, Arkadiy Kornev & Federico Malaman: ??????-????????

A year ago, keyboardist Valeriy Stepanov, drummer Arkadiy Kornev, and bassist Federico Malaman got together to record some music. This video blew us away. Federico is showing his incredible chops (and musicianship) on this tune, which also offers up a sweet solo by him.

Kromosons: #3.3
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Kromosons: #3.3

Kromosons is a creative music project which features the bass wizardry of Federico Malaman. They’ve just shared the “third chapter of the third season” of the project, which features some excellent musicianship all around. Enjoy.

Bass Bash Returns for 2017
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Bass Bash Returns for 2017

The Bass Bash is back for 2017! Coinciding with the annual Winter NAMM Show, this year’s event is bound to be another great one. The lineup this year includes bass legends and international stars, featuring Chuck Rainey, Michael League, Janek Gwizdala, Federico Malaman, Amanda Ruzza, Bryan Ladd, Tony Grey, Andrew Gouché, Ida Nielsen and Maurizio Rolli. Besides all the incredible...