Federico Malaman

Federico Malaman

Italian bassist, double bassist and arranger. Graduated fromConservatorio E. Dall’Abaco (Verona, Italy) in 2000. At a very young age, he started working with Paolo Belli’s bigband as bassist and arranger in important Italian TV shows: “Ballandocon le stelle” (the ItalianDancing with the stars),“Telethon”, “Torno Sabato”. As his career progressed, he started touring with some of Italy’smost renowned artists: Mario Biondi, Elio e le Storie Tese,Antonella Ruggiero and Paolo Belli, among others. His extraordinary versatility allowed him to gain a foothold as anappreciated and requested musician for sessions; while hesimultaneously became a reference in the contemporary jazz-fusion-progressive international scene as a virtuoso on the electricbass. A creative and tireless musician, Federico is constantly switchingamong recording studios, international festivals, TV shows andinternational music trade events. Federico also has a prominent role on the internet: his astonishingvirtuosity, combined with his natural sense of humour andcommunication skills, etc, have gained him a place among allother web stars, and he is now one of the most followed musiciansandteachers on the internet. Throughout his musical journey, Federico has had the honour toplaywith top class artists such as George Benson, SolomonBurke, Wilson Pickett, Al Jarreau, Kid Creole, Zucchero, LucioDalla, Ron, Renato Zero, ClaudioBaglioni, Enrico Ruggeri, Gianni Morandi, Giorgia, Gianna Nannini, Fabio Concato, VirgilDonati, Billy F. Gibbons (ZZ Top), Jean-Paul “Bluey” Maunick (Incognito).


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