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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.”

Marcus Miller, Jason Leopold and Federico Malaman: “What’s Going On” Jam
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Marcus Miller, Jason Leopold and Federico Malaman: “What’s Going On” Jam

The NAMM Show kicked off the right way with Marcus Miller’s “Bass to Bass Marcus” event last night. Here’s a clip of Marcus, Jason Leopold, and Federico Malaman on an all-bass version of “What’s Going On.”

Federico Malaman: Shout Gouche
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Federico Malaman: Shout Gouche

It is always great to see a new video from our friend, Federico Malaman. And this one is a special treat, with Federico taking on a tune by the great Andrew Gouche. “I love to play this great song!” Federico shares.

Federico Malaman Releases New Solo Album
New Albums

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.