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)

Homage to David Grier

People are competitive, irrational and subjective creatures. And so are musicians (they are people too). I don’t like foolishness and narrow-mindedness so I try to accept new music with an open mind and to not compete in music, neither to judge it since it’s not a measurable sports discipline. Therefore, you won’t hear me claiming … Read moreHomage to David Grier

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

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.