Fire On The Mountain – flatpicking from a new perspective

The second week in October we went on tour with Ralph Schut to promote our new album Bits ‘n Pieces. On our way through Germany, we visited my friend who owns a unique collection of acoustic guitars. About a year ago, I decided to record a guitar album using these beauties. Next month I’m about to record the first … Read moreFire On The Mountain – flatpicking from a new perspective

Life Hacks For Musicians

  Three types of musicians   The world is evolving fast and we as musicians can use the modern technologies to our benefit for sure. Some people refuse them and this approach is certainly good for not being distracted from playing. Others don’t mind being distracted and they love comparing parameters and watching video reviews … Read moreLife Hacks For Musicians

Killing Me Softly – another song for my new album

I’m about to record the first part of songs for my upcoming album later this year in Germany. It will present a unique collection of pre-war acoustic guitars I wrote about in this article. Part of the prepared material (solo flatpicking acoustic guitar covers) can be already heard on my music videos page. I started working on … Read moreKilling Me Softly – another song for my new album

Discover And Explore Bluegrass – What Do I Recommend

About streaming The way of consuming music has drastically changed in recent years. I wrote about it in my article about the importance of critical listening for musicians. Streaming services are clearly the future of music listening even though many people hesitate to admit it. A physical CD or LP will serve mostly as a … Read moreDiscover And Explore Bluegrass – What Do I Recommend

Eye For An Eye – A Tragic Story By Kim Fox

3 Fox Drive – Listen To The Music is in my “TOP X albums of all time” list. Not because of a hard driving groove or fancy instrumental licks. Although I do like the instrumental part of the recording, the incredibly great sounding lead vocals and harmonies by Fox siblings (Kim, Barb & Joel) will … Read moreEye For An Eye – A Tragic Story By Kim Fox

Walk On Boy – tribute to Doc Watson

Doc Watson is one of the most distinguished guitarists of all times. He’s admired for both his flatpicking and fingerpicking abilities but also as a singer and author. You’ll find almost 1100 recordings in his Allmusic discography! He also arranged a lot of traditional and covers songs in a unique way. In my version of the song … Read moreWalk On Boy – tribute to Doc Watson

Photos from Folklorní kosení (Folklore Scything)

On Saturday 21st of July, I still felt very sleepy after our Bluegrass Wellness workshop. But I couldn’t miss the opportunity to visit an exceptional event held close to my home – “Folklorní kosení”. I like scything but I love taking photos much more. So I went a took a few pictures. You can enjoy … Read morePhotos from Folklorní kosení (Folklore Scything)