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As a former electric & upright bass player I very much appreciate musicians, especially bass players who have great tone, feel, who are melodic and who can support the band grooving in the background while also being able to solo with the best of them.
When I hear some bassists play I feel a certain melancholy, dark brooding; an emotional state some musicians exist in and create from. Frederico Malaman (who I found out about from YouTube) conveys a pure, infectious joy when I hear him… and boy, can he play!
Here is a video of Rossana Carraro and Federico Malaman performing “Bang Bang”
And here is Tom Ibarra, Gergo Borlai and Federico