Online concert with Radim Zenkl in the Czech Radio Olomouc

Tomorrow, February 9, 2022, from 8 pm (CET) you can watch our live concert with Radim Zenkl from the Studio of the Czech Radio Olomouc. Link to watch: https://youtu.be/EsqzU3pbj5o 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

Advent Concert of the Czech Television – Radim Zenkl & Ondra Kozák

Radim Zenkl & Ondra Kozák – Adventní koncert Vyšehrad 2021

We finished our musical year 2021 with Radim by performing in the 3rd. Advent Concert of Czech Television. We played two pieces from the 18th century – the 1st Goldberg Variation by J.S. Bach and Eleanor Plunkett by the Irish harpist Turlough O’Carolan. You can watch the recording from the Basilica of St. Peter and … Read more

5 Days On The Road, 5 Strings – Way To Go (Sweden 2021)

My relationship with violin went through several phases. It was my first instrument – I imitated my dad’s playing at the age of four. At six I started at the music school and I liked my first teacher because he was strict. When he praised, it meant something. I also had home control and support … 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

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

MMV virtual jam session #2

The second virtual jam session by the participants of the “MMV” (a monthly challenge for musicians) program I run since 2019 is here: 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 … Read more