I’m a fan of fiddle tunes – old traditional instrumental tunes usually played on violin or other stringed instruments. I like to use them for practicing because they let me work on several things at the same time: rhythm, melody, scales, fingerings, and improvisation. They also broaden my repertoire of standards so I have new songs … Read more Fiddle tunes for fiddle, guitar, and mandolin
We received a grant from The IBMA Foundation to pick for preschool children with my former bandmate Petr Brandejs. The program will introduce bluegrass instruments and basic music terms like rhythm, pitch, tempo, etc. to small kids in kindergartens in the Czech Republic. More info (in Czech) here. Thank you, The IMBA Foundation!
After I finished my guitar album Overtones, I’ve been focusing on fiddle quite a lot. Part of it is this new video bundle with 6 traditional fiddle tunes. It contains sheet music (melody, simple and advanced solo, intro, outro), video and guitar playalong tracks in two speeds for the following tunes: Cripple Creek, Cherokee Shuffle, … Read more Video bundle for fiddle players: Fiddle tunes in A
One of my most popular videos on YouTube is the 3 years old comparison of 5 small diaphragm condenser microphones. As a follow-up, I’ve recently finished a comparison of 5 large diaphragm mics. I hope you’ll enjoy it no matter if you dig gear or music – just as one fan who commented on my … Read more Comparison of 5 large diaphragm microphones
I can’t wait to have my new home studio ready. Thanks to plenty of Rockwool and high ceiling it has good acoustics already (BTW, I organized a few house concerts there in the past). So I decided to record my new video there. It’s a song we used to play with Petr Brandejs Band but … Read more Video from the construction site