3 minute solo concert from close-up

I love performing with my bands, no matter if we play bluegrass, folk, Irish or jazz. Besides that, there’s another discipline I’ve enjoyed very much recently – solo concerts. They require much more musical effort but also bring a lot of freedom. To feel less lonely on stage (and to exasperate purists) I use a looper … Read more3 minute solo concert from close-up

Tunefox – A Way To Improvisation

New instructional application for musicians playing on banjo, mandolin and guitar called Tunefox has been launched recently. It is focused on improving improvisation skills using licks in an innovative way. It actually offers several helpful functionalities that make Tunefox a very versatile and powerful tool in my opinion. The most innovative part – exchangeable licks – is … Read moreTunefox – A Way To Improvisation

In The Guitar Paradise
How I decided to record my second solo album.

In the fall 2017, I did a private workshop for two bands in Ehingen, Germany. On my way back, I stopped by my friend Ludvík who introduced me to his friend Florian. We came to Florian’s house on Sunday evening to see his guitar collection. Ludvík raved about it but since I’m not a “guitar … Read moreIn The Guitar Paradise
How I decided to record my second solo album.

Do You Play? So Listen.
The Importance of Critical Listening for Musicians. List of Recommended Bluegrass Recordings.

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How to become a better musician — universal answer HERE! Every year I meet a lot of people who want to become better musicians. They want to play better rhythm, tasteful fills, faster solos, fancier chords. They would like to sing more convincingly, find harmony vocal lines by ear, arrange songs for their bands, become … Read moreDo You Play? So Listen.
The Importance of Critical Listening for Musicians. List of Recommended Bluegrass Recordings.

“Gillova vokální dílna 2017” – vocal workshop

Our first vocal workshop “Gillova vokální dílna” was held in Rejvíz, Jeseníky Moutains, Czech Republic in September. 29 students came from different parts of Czech and Slovak Republics to immerse in singing lead and harmony vocals, proper vocal technique, ear training etc. According to the feedback from them, the most helpful parts in the program … Read more“Gillova vokální dílna 2017” – vocal workshop

On the road with music in August 2017

The first 2 weeks in August were full of travelling, concerts, teaching and working on TABs for the TuneFox application. I played 2 concerts with The Songs Of The Fall in La Roche sur Foron (France) and Bytřička (Czech Republic). Cia Cherryholmes and Stetson Adkisson are wonderful people and musicians and you can read abouth … Read moreOn the road with music in August 2017