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FEDERICO MALAMAN

Bass and double bass player, arranger, composer. 

Conservatory graduate in double bass (Conservatorio di Verona “E. Dall’Abaco”, year 2000).

Double bass player in classical music orchestras: L' Orchestra del Teatro Olimpico di Vicenza, l'Orchestra Giovanile del Veneto (di Padova), l'Orchestra Filarmonica Italiana (di Trento), l'Orchestra "I Filarmonici" di Verona, and many others. 

Collaborations as a bass and double bass player in concerts, TV shows, recordings, jam sessions, and clinics:

Guitar

George Benson,Leo Nocentelli,Dave Stryker,Mike Walker,Bruce Gaitsch,Cesareo,Ciro Manna,Rocco Zifarelli,Gigi Cifarelli,Stef Burns,Michael O'Neal,Martin Miller,Tom Quayle,Alessio Menconi,Daniele Gottardo,Mario Schilirò,Yohei Nakamura,Andrea Braido,Luciano Zadro,Femi Temowo,Lanfranco Malaguti,Ruggero Robin,Ricardo Bertuzzi and many others....

Drums

Adam Nussbaum,Paco Sery,Horacio el Negro Hernandez,Virgil Donati,Tommy Campbell,Gordon Campbell,Teddy Campbell,Gergo Borlai,Demien Schmitt,Christian Meyer,Maxx Furian,Nicolas Viccaro,Pietro Iodice,Jan Paice,Jeffrey Hirshfield,Bobby Durham,Ellade Bandini,Mauro Beggio,Cleverson Silva,Massimo Manzi,Adriano Molinari,Phil Mer,Stefano Pisetta,Giovanni Giorgi,Ricky Quagliato,Alessandro Lugli, and many others

Piano & Keys

Randy Waldman,Thom Hall,Gwilym Simcock,Edward Brown,Ruslan Sirota,Stefano Bollani,Paolo Birro,John Roney,Alberto Bonacasa,Stefano Zavattoni,Fabio Valdemarin,Julian Oliver Mazzariello,Jerry Leonide,Marco Ponchiroli, Mario Rosini,Jantoman,Vittorio Cosma,Diego Maggi,Matteo Alfonso,Bruno Zucchetti,Francesco Signorini,Igor Roma,Angelo Abate,Bruno Cesselli and many others

Bass

Victor Wooten,Alain Caron,Hadrien Feraud,John Goldsby,Steve Rodby,Dario Deidda,Ares Tavolazzi,Mike Pope,Etienne Mbappe,Matthew Garrison,Henrik Linder,Andrew Gouchè,Mohini Dey,Junior Braguinha,Damian Erskine,Sekou Bunch,Marco Panascia,Kevin Walker,Thiago EspiritoSanto,Cico Cicognani,Romain Labaye,Attilio Zanchi,Luciano Milanese,Maurizio Rolli and many others

Reeds & Horns

Paolo Fresu,Bob Franceschini,Katisse Buckingham,Ada Rovatti,Donald Hynes,Adrian Crutchfield,Pietro Tonolo,Marco Tamburini,Gianfranco Campagnoli,Maurizio Giammarco,Rossano Emili,Stefano Di Battista,Fabrizio Bosso,Andrea Tofanelli,Davide Ghidoni,Gianluca Carollo,Robert Bonisolo,Marco Scipione,Ambrogio Frigerio,Mauro Ottolini,David Boato,James Thompson,Marco Strano,Marco Postacchini,Maurizio Camardi,Massimo Zanotti,Fabio Buonarota,Michele Polga,Roberto Manzin,Davide Di Gregorio and many others

Percussions

Ernesttico,Roland Gajate Garcia,Martin Verdonk,Valerio Galla,Pacho,Peppe Stefanelli,Leonardo D'Angilla,Marco Catinaccio,Louis Agudo and many others

Performances in jazz festivals:

Jazz Open Festival, Barcellona Jazz Festival, Baloise Session, Riga World Jazz Festival, ELB Jazz Festival, B’Jazz Festival, Montecarlo Jazz Festival, Paloznak Jazz Festival, Sligo Jazz, Made in New York Jazz, Dusseldolfer Jazz-Rally, Madrid Smooth Hot Jazz Festibval, Umbria Winter Jazz (Orvieto), Szczecin Jazz Festival, Padova Jazz, Vicenza Jazz, Jazz Fest Rottwell, Lagarina Jazz Festival, Veneto Jazz (Euromeet jazz festival), Dolomiti Sky Jazz, Fiemme Sky Jazz, Bordighera Jazz & Blues Festival, Luxemburg Jazz & Blues Fest and more....

Arranger and session musician in RAI TV shows:

- “Baciami Versilia” hosted by Carlo Conti

- “La sera dei miracoli” hosted by Simona Ventura 

(arranging songs for Paolo Belli, Salomon Burk, Lucio Dalla, Gianna Nannini, Gigi D'Alessio)

- “Telethon" 2002, 2007, 2010, hosted by Milly Carlucci 

- “Uomo e Gentiluomo” hosted by Milly Carlucci 

- “Ballando con le stelle” 4°season, hosted by Milly Carlucci 

- “Torno Sabato .....e tre” (arranging for Paolo Belli, Giorgio Panariello, Fabio Concato, Lucio Dalla, Amy Stuart, Renato Zero, Rita Pavone, Tiziano Ferro, Neffa, Alberto Fortis, Paola Cortellesi, Morandi, Baglioni, Nek, Grignani, and many others)

- "La nostra storia”, hosted by Gianni Morandi, Pupo, Enrico Ruggeri, Paolo Belli (arranging for the four hosts, in addition to Claudio Baglioni, Riccardo Fogli, Simone Cristicchi, Povia, Zero Assoluto, Gianni Bella, Marco Masini, Simone, Paolo Vallesi, Luca Barbarossa, Luca Dirisio and other singers from the “Nazionale Cantanti” - the italian singers’ official football team)

Arranger for the rhythm section and session musician in RAI TV shows:

- "Ballando con le stelle” first, second and third season, hosted by Milly Carlucci 

- “Assolutamente", hosted by Fabrizio Frizzi and Bianca Guaccero.

Bassist in RAI TV shows:

- "Sanremo Estate”2000 and 2001

- “Tutti In Piazza a Capodanno” hosted by Milly Carlucci

- “Tanti Auguri Italia” hosted by Milly Carlucci

- “Torno Sabato" 2000 and "Torno Sabato la lotteria” 2001-2002 hosted by Giorgio Panariello; performing with: Wilson Pickett, Al Jarreau, Amii Stewart, Zucchero, Ron, Pooh, Anna Oxa, Fausto Leali, Giorgia, Edoardo Bennato, Max Gazze’, among others.

Other TV shows appearances: 

Many episodes of "La vita in diretta" and “Uno mattina” (RAI1), "Taratatta" (RAI1),“La tavola di Babele” (RAI2), “Presentazione del Giro d'Italia” (1999 and 2000) (RAI3), “Mai Dire Gol” and “Mai Dire Maik” (ITALIA1), “Trofeo Birra Moretti” (CANALE5), “Roxy Bar” (TMC2), “Uno di noi” hosted by Gianni Morandi 2002-2003, “Ma il cielo è sempre più blu” hosted by Giorgio Panariello, etc.

Arranger and bassist for other special events:

- South America tour in association with Radio Italia and Video Italia, performing in theatres in Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Santiago del Cile); arranging and playing for Paolo Belli, Silvia Mezzanotte, Riccardo Fogli and Spagna.

- Arranger and bassist for Alexia and Fausto Leali, at a charity concert for disabled people in Verona.

- “O ci sei, o ti fai” concert (on the occasion of the national campaign against drugs),arranging and playing for Lucio Dalla and Ron.

- Special guest at Groove Festival “Noi Bassisti in Villa 2006” and at Eurobassday 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012,performing among great international artists such as Dario Deidda, Cico Cicognani, Bobby Vega, Matthew Garrison, Adam Nitti, Jeff Berlin, Linley Marthe.

  • “Amiche per l'Abruzzo" in San Siro Stadium with L'Aura e Chiara Canzian (Phil Mer on drums, Alberto De Rossi on guitar)
  • "Nat King Cole Tribute” at Veneto Jazz 2009, with Amy London 4et & George Benson

- 6th International Meeting of Zucchero Sugar Fornaciari Fanclub, playing (with OI&B Band) and arranging for Zucchero and Irene Fornaciari, and also playing with Maurizio Vandelli, Dodi Battaglia, Fio Zanotti.

- Bassist for some Paolo Belli concerts at Avalon Ballroom Theatre in Canada (2010).

- At New Year’s Eve 2010/11: arranged for, and performer with MalaFede Band, accompanyingNoemi, Francesco Facchinetti, Nevruz, Cassandra, Enrico Nordio, Dorina and many other singers from “X Factor”

- With Orchestra Ritmico Sinfonica Italiana, conducted by Maestro Diego Basso: bass player and arranger for the 2012 and 2013 edition of “Festival Show” a tour that consists of 20 concerts all over Veneto, sponsored by Radio Bella e Monella radio network). Some of the guests: Blue, Fabio Concato, Ron, Arisa, Enrico Ruggeri, Paolo Belli, Serena Autieri, Luisa Corna, Sonohra, Matteo Becucci, Virginio, Gigliola Cinquetti and many other Italian and international pop artists.

More info:

- Participated in many editions of Namm Show in Los Angeles and Musikmesse in Frankfurt, playing with Victor Wooten, Alain Caron, Andrew Gouche, Matt Garrison, Ric Fierabracci, Hadrien Feraud, Horacio el Negro Hernandez, Gergo Borlai, Damien Scmhitt, Mark Peric, Damian Erskine, Tom Quayle, Martin Miller, Kevin Walker, Sekou Bunch, Leo Nocetelli and more great musicians.

- Since 2015, committee member of “Made in New York Jazz Competition”; other committee members are Mike Stern, Randy Brecker, Joe Lovano, and many others.

As an invited artist:

- May 2016: gala of “Made in New York Jazz Competition” , together with Rufus Reid, Tommy Campbell and other great artists.

- July 2016: bass and double bass teacher at “Sligo Jazz” in Ireland; other teachers were John Goldsby, Gwilym Simcock, Steve Rodby, Adam Nussbaum, Mike Walker, etc.

- January 2017: international bass festival “Bass Bash”, where Victor Wooten,Alain Caron,Gary Willis and many other worldwide famous bassists also performed.

- August 2017 replacing the great bassist Faso in a few concerts with “Elio e le storie tese”

Currently…

Touring Italy and Europe with his own projects (Timelin3, MalaFede Trio) and with the Italian artist Mario Biondi.

Carrying out an intensive teaching career, giving Masterclass of Electric Bass or Ensemble Music at important music institutes all over Italy

 

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