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

New album out: New Aliquot – It Takes Time

New album of my band New Aliquot has just been released. It contains 12 songs (half of it is original music) and it was recorded mostly in my Studio Ataman. You can listen to the full album medley below.     As you might guess, we love experimenting. Therefore, I arranged one classical piece written … Read more New album out: New Aliquot – It Takes Time

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

Bits ‘n Pieces available online

The album Ondra Kozák & Ralph Schut – Bits ‘n Pieces is now available for online listening. We released the album earlier this year and played several gigs both in the Czech Republic and Germany to promote it. You can now listen to it on several streaming services: Spotify iTunes Deezer Google Play The full CD … Read more Bits ‘n Pieces available online

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

Life Hacks For Musicians

  Three types of musicians   The world is evolving fast and we as musicians can use the modern technologies to our benefit for sure. Some people refuse them and this approach is certainly good for not being distracted from playing. Others don’t mind being distracted and they love comparing parameters and watching video reviews … Read more Life Hacks For Musicians

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

Discover And Explore Bluegrass – What Do I Recommend

About streaming The way of consuming music has drastically changed in recent years. I wrote about it in my article about the importance of critical listening for musicians. Streaming services are clearly the future of music listening even though many people hesitate to admit it. A physical CD or LP will serve mostly as a … Read more Discover And Explore Bluegrass – What Do I Recommend

Eye For An Eye – A Tragic Story By Kim Fox

3 Fox Drive – Listen To The Music is in my “TOP X albums of all time” list. Not because of a hard driving groove or fancy instrumental licks. Although I do like the instrumental part of the recording, the incredibly great sounding lead vocals and harmonies by Fox siblings (Kim, Barb & Joel) will … Read more Eye For An Eye – A Tragic Story By Kim Fox