New single: Radim Zenkl & Ondra Kozák 2021

Our new single is out! You can stream it online on Spotify, Apple Music (iTunes), Deezer, or YouTube.  It contains a traditional song in scottish gaelic Hùg Air A’ Bhonaid Mhòir (Celebrate the Big Bonnet) and a medley of two instrumental tunes written by Radim: Twin Peaks / Happygrass. Enojy! If you like our … Read more

Radim Zenkl & Ondra Kozák at IBMA Bluegrass Ramble

Our duo with Radim Zenkl has been selected as Official Virtual Showcase Artist for the IBMA Bluegrass Ramble at IBMA World of Bluegrass, Sept 28 – Oct 2, in Raleigh, NC, USA! LINEUP – https://worldofbluegrass.org/ramble/lineup TICKETS – http://bit.ly/IBMAWOBTICKETS Ondra KozákI’m a musician and tutor who likes asking Why? and talking with clever people. Sometimes I … Read more

Online concert with Radim Zenkl

We have been working on our new duo repertoire with Radim Zenkl since last October. Our first official concert will be streamed on March 31st here: https://youtu.be/8FE5C-NDcE8   Ondra KozákI’m a musician and tutor who likes asking Why? and talking with clever people. Sometimes I write something. You can learn about what I’m doing now … Read more

Take Me Home, Crosspicking Road

Hey guitarists! Check out my solo crosspicking guitar arrangement of the song by Danoff/Nivert/Denver Take Me Home, Country Roads: (tablature here)   I also made a version using “simplified crosspicking” in quarter notes for beginner players. TAB and video here. Ondra KozákI’m a musician and tutor who likes asking Why? and talking with clever people. … Read more

Bluegrass Made in B–NL–SK–CZ

We lost many opportunities due to covid-related restrictions. However, some new arose because of them like the “corona-videos”. Louvat Bros from Belgium asked Henrich Novák (SK), Loes van Schaijk (NL/CZ), and me (CZ) to participate in one. Here’s the result. Enjoy! Ondra KozákI’m a musician and tutor who likes asking Why? and talking with clever … Read more

My musical year 2020

Sometimes I email news to fans. This is how I recapped my 2020. If you wish to receive such condensed messages from me in the future, subscribe here. If you prefer fresh news, you can find me on Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram. Ondra KozákI’m a musician and tutor who likes asking Why? and talking with clever people. … Read more

Christmas variations

Here’s my contribution to this year’s Christmas. They are different… Ondra KozákI’m a musician and tutor who likes asking Why? and talking with clever people. Sometimes I write something. You can learn about what I’m doing now here or from occasional e-mails (subscribe). Ondra Kozák www.ondrakozak.com

Bonaparte’s Retreat

We used to play this Pee Wee King’s song (1950) based on an old-time fiddle tune with the Petr Brandejs Band. Inspired by Mark O’Connor’s version and exploring the ADAE tuning, I arranged it for our upcoming duo with Radimem Zenklem. Before you can hear it live, here is my winter solo version. Ondra KozákI’m … Read more

Auld Lang Syne – souvenir from Crete

I made this arrangement during our family vacation on Crete. The only instrument I had was the borrowed classical guitar so I decided to dust off my fingerpicking… Ondra KozákI’m a musician and tutor who likes asking Why? and talking with clever people. Sometimes I write something. You can learn about what I’m doing now … Read more