We will talk about:
- How to create a groove from simple elements
- Sound and instrumentation: how to choose the brands suitable for our needs
- Improvisation: instructions for use
- Slap: that thing that young people like… and not.
▶️ Tuesday March 19, 2019
Saint Louis via urbana, 49/a
Participation fees: € 25 Saint Louis students; € 35 external
Credits for academic courses: 1/2 CFA
Bass player, double bass player and arranger Federico Malaman he graduated in double bass in 2000 at the E. Dall’Abaco Conservatory of Music in Verona. Very young, he started working as bassist and arranger in important Italian RAI television programs with Paolo Belli's Big Band: “Dancing with the stars”, “Telethon”, “Torno Sabato”. Subsequently, he accompanied acclaimed Italian artists on tour such as Mario Biondi, Elio e le Storie Tese, Antonella Ruggiero, Paolo Belli.
With an extraordinary versatility, Federico has managed to establish himself as an appreciated and requested session man. At the same time, he has gained authority as a reference virtuoso of the electric bass in the most current international jazz-fusion-progressive scene.
A creative and tireless musician, Federico continues to be divided between records and recording studios, international festivals and reviews, TV programs and international music fairs. Federico's popularity on the Web is absolutely significant: thanks to his astonishing virtuosity, combined with an innate sympathy and communicative ability, he has become a real star, establishing himself as a prominent teacher and one of the most followed musicians.
In his musical journey Federico had the honor of playing, among 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), Stefano Bollani, Paolo Fresu, Stef Burns, Andrea Braido, Ada Rovatti.