Regarded as one of the new references for Fusion/Prog Rock, Fernando Molinari is a young Brazilian bassist with a strong focus on technique with a Latin swing.
He turned his love of music into a professional career at 18 years old, after having studied guitar and bass at 8 and 13 years old respectively. Fernando is now a respected educator, sideman, studio performer, clinician, and he also writes educational material for Brazilian bass magazines and websites.
Molinari is the bassist of fusion band "No-Metric", characterized by their elements of Rock & Funk peppered about their original compositions. As a solo artist he's participated in most of the larger bass festivals in Brazil and has recorded/performed with great artists including; Greg Howe- (USA), Bruno Valverde(Angra), Davi Filho, Andre Nieri (Virgil Donati Band), Adriano Moreira(Taiwan), Kit Tang (Hong Kong), Rafael Nery, Project B (Japan), Roger Franco, Mauricio Leite, Rafael Belcufine, Ton silva and many others.
His latest efforts have been put towards his recently released solo album "Built by Elements", considered extremely unique, virtuous and mature with his seamless amalgamation of genres...with features on Bass The World, No Treble, Baixo Natural, Bass Player Magazine, Truth in Shredding etc.
"These basses are a huge part of my sound and music. F's sound massive while still retaining clarity and the neck is super fast and comfortable. I have played my F Basses every single day over the last 5 years and I feel just as impressed as the day I received them!" - Fernando Molinari
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Fernando's "Tropical Rain" Video
Fernando's "Baiao de Dois" Video