La Roche Bluegrass Festival 2016

Two of my bands entered the contest at La Roche Bluegrass Festival in France this year. We placed 1st with G-runs ‘n Roses and 3rd with East-West. Ondra KozákI’m a musician who likes thinking about things around and talking with clever people. Sometimes I write something. You can learn more about me here or by … Read more La Roche Bluegrass Festival 2016

ATAmusic: Fiddle tunes for mandolin

I’ve just finished a collection of 20 easy mandolin solos to the most popular fiddle tunes. Full lessons (TAB, normal-speed and half-speed video, slow guitar playalong track) available HERE.

Bluegrass Wellness

New bluegrass workshop which includes some wellness program is ready for your applications! All information here:

1. Jesenický shuffle

The first fiddle workshop “Jesenický shuffle” took place during the weekend May 20-22. 2016 in Mikulovice, CZ. 7 students and 3 guests took part in it and you can read some reviews (with a little help of Czech–English dictionary 🙂 ) here: At the same link, check out the videos of students playing “Boil Them Cabbage Down” and “Hallelujah”. Some photos can be seen here.

New instructional DVD for guitar

Second volume of instructional DVD (in Czech) for advanced guitar players that we recorded with Ralph Schut is available now. Orders here. Video from the release party follows.

First guitar case prototype

I’ve just finished the first prototype of hard shell case for dreadnought guitar. Check out some pictures here and stay tuned for more news about ATAcases (the best way to do that is to subscribe to my mailing list at the bottom of this page).

Original folk music from Jeseníky mountains

Twin-CD with orginial folk music from Jeseníky mountains is released today. It was recorded, mixed and mastered in my ATAmusic studio and I sing, play bass, guitars, banjo, violin and percussion on it. Samples for listening here.