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BIOGRAPHY

BIOGRAPHY

Biography

Biographical news and artistic collaborations of Federico Malaman, bassist, double bassist and arranger

Bassist, double bass player and arranger, Federico Malaman graduated in double bass in 2000 at the Conservatory of Music “E. F. Dall’Abaco” in Verona. Very young, he started working with Paolo Belli’s Big Band as a bassist and arranger in important Italian RAI television programs: “Ballando con le stelle”, “Telethon”,” Torno Sabato”.
Strong of an extraordinary versatility, Federico has established himself as an appreciated and requested session man, accompanying in tour acclaimed Italian artists such as Mario Biondi, Elio e le Storie Tese, Antonella Ruggiero, Paolo Belli. At the same time, he has gained authority as a virtuoso of reference on the electric bass in the current international jazz, fusion and progressive scene. A creative and tireless musician, Federico continues to be divided between records, recording studio, festivals, TV shows and international music fairs. Federico’s popularity on the Web is absolutely remarkable: thanks to his amazing virtuosity, combined with an innate sympathy and communication skills, Federico Malaman has become a real star, imposing himself as a prominent teacher and one of the most followed musicians on the net. In his musical journey, Federico has had the honor of playing, among many others, with George Benson, Solomon Burke, Wilson Pickett, Al Jarreau, Kid Creole, Zucchero, Lucio Dalla, Ron, Renato Zero, Claudio Baglioni, Gianni Morandi, Giorgia, Gianna Nannini, Fabio Concato, Marcus Miller, Virgil Donati, Victor Wooten, Billy F. Gibbons (ZZ Top), Jean-Paul “Bluey” Maunick (Incognito), David Garfield, Stefano Bollani, Paolo Fresu, Stef Burns, Andrea Braido, Maxx Furian, Christian Meyer, Alfredo Golino, Ellade Bandini, Ada Rovatti and many other artists.

CD & DVD

  • Enjoy with me by Federico Malaman… with Andrea Tofanelli, Vittorio Matteucci, Stefano Pisetta, Mauro Beggio, Paolo Birro, Elisabeth Geel, Roberto Manzin, Gianluca Carollo, Fabio Pupillo, Mauro Parma and others!
  • With Paolo Belli A Me Mi Piace…lo swing” “Belli…dentro” “Belli e pupe”; As arranger Sorridi…e vai avanti” “Belli in Smoking” “Più belli di così 
  • Let’s Swing by Bobby Solo
  • 3 albums distribuited by Rai Trade “Ballando con le stelle”  on sale with Sorrisi e Canzoni magazine
  • Eternal Life by Capsicum Tree (which also boasts the collaboration of Stefano Di Battista, Saturnino, Red Canzian e Dodi Battaglia)
  • “Zoog a Jazz 3” Live (with Francesca Bertazzo, Lino Brotto, Marco Carlesso, Roberto Manzin, Bruno Cesselli)
  • Royal big band Vol 2 Conductor Benny La Monica (Guests Carlo Atti, Luciano Milanese, Franco Testa, Angelo Adamo)
  • So cool & Preface to a dream by Elisabeth Geel
  • Everyday magic” by Ruggero Robin
  • “Caress” by Chris Pescosta
  • “Double Face” by Lanfranco Malaguti
  • Five portraits” by Marco Strano & con Bruno Cesselli and Massimo Manzi
  • “Do it” by Vittorio Matteucci, Marco Strano,Bruno Cesselli and Massimo Manzi
  • “In my hands” by Roberto Dalla Vecchia
  • What about the funky by Free Jam (arrangiamento degli ottoni)
  • DVD by “Donne per l’Abruzzo” with L’Aura and Chiara Canzian”
  • Por ahi va la cosa by Roger Heredia (feat Mike Stern, Alain Caron, Bob Franceschini, Bob Mintzer e altre super star)
  • “The other end” by Martin Miller
  • Roots & Wings by Stef Burns
  • Lewis Ave by Wendell Holmes Jr
  • Radiotrio by P.Birro, M.Beggio, F. Malaman
  • Universi Diversi by Maurizio Camardi (feat Antonella Ruggiero)
  • Love Map by Aaron Tesser
  • In itinere by OJV (Orchestra Jazz del Veneto)
  • Merry Christmas by Marco Carta
  • VSAK 6 by Valeriy Stepanov
  • Beyond by Mario Biondi
  • “Beyond Special Edition” by Mario Biondi
  • Studio Session Vol.1 by Dirotta su Cuba
  • Best of soul by Mario Biondi
  • Touchè by Malafede Trio
  • Sunday Morning by Timelin3
  • Cacciatori di sogni by Maurizio Camardi
  • Timelin3 by Timelin3
  • Level 25 by Dali Mraz
  • Life by Federico Malaman

PARTICIPATIONS

As a bassist and as an arranger has done:

  • “Baciami Versilia” with Carlo Conti
  • “La sera dei miracoli” with Simona Ventura (arranger for Paolo Belli, Salomon Burk, Lucio Dalla, Gianna Nannini)
  • “Telethon 2002″, “Telethon 2007” & “Telethon 2010”
  • “Uomo e Gentiluomo”
  • “Ballando con le stelle” 4°editions with Milly Carlucci
  • “Torno Sabato…e tre” (arranger 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 others)
  • “La nostra storia” with Gianni Morandi, Pupo, Enrico Ruggeri, Paolo Belli (arranger for Claudio Baglioni, Riccardo Fogli, Simone Cristicchi, Povia, Zero Assoluto, Gianni Bella, Marco Masini, Simone, Paolo Vallesi, Luca Barbarossa, Luca Dirisio and others of the National Singers Team…)
  • “Ballando con le stelle” 1st, 2nd & 3rd editions, with Milly Carlucci
  • “Assolutamente”, with Fabrizio Frizzi and Bianca Guaccero
  • “Sanremo Estate” 2000 & 2001
  • “Tutti In Piazza a Capodanno” & “Tanti Auguri Italia” with Milly Carlucci
  • “Torno Sabato” 2000 & “Torno Sabato la lotteria” 2001-2002 with Giorgio Panariello.

In these programs he played with: Wilson Pickett, Al Jerrau, Ami Stewart, Zucchero, Ron, Pooh, Anna Oxa, Fausto Leali, Giorgia, Edoardo Bennato, Max Gazze’ and others….

Other TV programs

  • “La vita in diretta” (RAI 1)
  • “Uno mattina” (RAI 1)
  • “Taratattà” (RAI 1)
  • “La tavola di Babele” (RAI 2)
  • “Presentazione del Giro d’Italia” (1999 e 2000) (RAI 3)
  • “Mai Dire Gol” (ITALIA 1)
  • “Mai Dire Maik” (ITALIA 1)
  • “Trofeo Birra Moretti” (CANALE 5)
  • “Roxy Bar” (TMC2)
  • “Uno di noi” with Gianni Morandi 2002-2003
  • “Ma il cielo è sempre più blu” with Giorgio Panariello (RAI 1)
  • “Ballata per Genova” (RAI 1)
  • “Concerto di Natale” (CANALE 5)

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