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

Born To Delight – my original funky fiddle tune in a new arrangement

A tune I wrote for our daughter. I first recorded it a year ago for Mandolin Mondays #173. This arrangement reflects how she’s changed during the year 🙂   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 … Read more

Article and interview in Bluegrass Today

In the “Bluegrass Beyond Borders” column of Bluegrass Today, Lee Zimmerman writes about my recent projects and gets my answers to his questions. Here’s his article Bluegrass Beyond Borders: Ondra Kozák makes his strings sing. Ondra KozákI’m a musician and tutor who likes asking Why? and talking with clever people. Sometimes I write something. You … Read more

East-West during crisis

The actual situation forces us to stay home. However, we still want to play music and we even have more time to do it! Here’s our new East-West video: 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 … Read more

Red Haired Boy & My second week with a dobro

Dobro just enchanted me with its melodic capabilities. Here’s my arrangement of a classic fiddle tune in melodic style:   For those interested, here is a TAB. More fiddle tunes TABs for other instruments here. Ondra KozákI’m a musician and tutor who likes asking Why? and talking with clever people. Sometimes I write something. You … Read more

Ako vánok by Peter Szabados & My first week with a dobro

Slovak dobro player, singer, studio engineer, and my friend Peter Szabados wrote this song in 2011 (lyrics co-written with Richard Benčík). Recorded on “Peter Szabados – Stroj času” (2013).   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 … Read more

My first day with a DOBRO

Here is my new instrument built by Karel Začal and an intro to my song Alone In Eden from my guitar album Overtones. A quick video before I start feeling embarrassed about my playing… Ondra KozákI’m a musician and tutor who likes asking Why? and talking with clever people. Sometimes I write something. You can … Read more