Master class with bassist Federico Malaman

We will talk about:

– How to create a groove from simple elements 
– Sound and instrumentation: how to choose the brands suitable to our needs 
– Improvisation: instructions for use 
– Slap: that which pleases young people … and not.

Tuesday March 19, 2019 
h 17: 00-20: 00 
Saint Louis via urban, 49 / a

Participation fees: € 25 Saint Louis students; € 35 outside

Credits for academic courses: 1/2 CFA

To book, write to francesca@slmc.it

Bass player, double bass player and arranger Federico Malaman graduated in double bass in 2000 at the Conservatory of Music E. Dall’Abaco in Verona. At a very young age, he started working as a bass player and arranger in important Italian RAI television programs with Paolo Belli’s Big Band: “Dancing with the Stars”, “Telethon”, and “Torno Sabato”. Subsequently, he accompanied on tours acclaimed Italian artists such as Mario Biondi, Elio and the Storie Tese, Antonella Ruggiero, and Paolo Belli. 
With extraordinary versatility, Federico has succeeded in establishing himself as an appreciated and requested session man. At the same time, he 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 recordings and recording studios, festival and international festivals, TV programs and international music fairs. Absolutely noteworthy is the popularity of Federico on the Web. Thanks to his amazing virtuosity, combined with innate sympathy and communication skills, he became a true star imposing himself as a prominent teacher and one of the most popular musicians. During 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, and Paolo Fresu,