Overtones reviewed in British Bluegrass News and Akustik Gitarre

Brian Dowdall and Andreas Schulz write about my project Overtones in British Bluegrass News and German journal Akustik Gitarre, respectively.   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 following the social media links below. … Read more Overtones reviewed in British Bluegrass News and Akustik Gitarre

Overtones reviewed in Bluegrass Unlimited

I’m very excited about the nice review of my album Overtones in the Bluegrass Unlimited magazine. It is a big reward for me. 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 following the social media … Read more Overtones reviewed in Bluegrass Unlimited

The story of Overtones – 12 Songs • 12 Vintage Guitars

The life of a freelance musician brings me long periods of work and short moments of relaxation and joy of achieving the goal. I am currently experiencing the second phase. The guitar album I’ve been preparing for the past year and a half has just been released. Its concept is described in the article published … Read more The story of Overtones – 12 Songs • 12 Vintage Guitars

CD Overtones: Photos, info and TAB for each song and guitar

Overtones booklet

My project Overtones – 12 Songs • 12 Vintage Guitars is not just about music. You will find photos and information on every song and guitar in the booklet. If you play guitar, you can even learn the songs from a TAB book. The graphic material is designed by Slávka Franclíková (by the way, a … Read more CD Overtones: Photos, info and TAB for each song and guitar

Teasers from the album “Overtones”

I’m working hard on my upcoming album Overtones – 12 Songs • 12 Vintage Guitars and you can listen to a few teasers from it here. The campaign is in its half and I’d like to thank all backers who have supported the project so far. Until June 13th, you can pre-order the signed album … Read more Teasers from the album “Overtones”

TEASER from “Overtones – 12 Songs & 12 Vintage Guitars”

You can suggest the title for this song until the end of May 2019 if you decide to crowdfund this project. All the rewards you can get for your support can be found at https://ondrakozak.com/en/overtones. Some of them are available exclusively through the crowdfunding campaign like the video documentary from behind the scenes (excerpts in … Read more TEASER from “Overtones – 12 Songs & 12 Vintage Guitars”

Help me crowdfund my new album

In the beginning, there was an enchantment and a bold idea. In 2017, I became friends with a gentleman from Germany who owns a collection of old instruments. He is a musician and luthier too so the uniqueness of the collection is also in the great playability of all guitars.  I’ve never been a gear … Read more Help me crowdfund my new album

My November 2018

I’ve heard that November is a good month for musicians. I certainly enjoyed it. Here are a few videos and photos from it.   1st bluegrass workshop in South Bohemia I organized the first bluegrass workshop in South Bohemia. Ralph Schut helped me a lot with teaching. 30 people attended this event and we’re about to … Read more My November 2018

Fire On The Mountain – flatpicking from a new perspective

The second week in October we went on tour with Ralph Schut to promote our new album Bits ‘n Pieces. On our way through Germany, we visited my friend who owns a unique collection of acoustic guitars. About a year ago, I decided to record a guitar album using these beauties. Next month I’m about to record the first … Read more Fire On The Mountain – flatpicking from a new perspective

Killing Me Softly – another song for my new album

I’m about to record the first part of songs for my upcoming album later this year in Germany. It will present a unique collection of pre-war acoustic guitars I wrote about in this article. Part of the prepared material (solo flatpicking acoustic guitar covers) can be already heard on my music videos page. I started working on … Read more Killing Me Softly – another song for my new album

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 more Homage to David Grier