Funk, Ambient, Jazzy, R'n'B, Pop guitars. Acoustic, Nylon, Electric. I like smart things, do you?

Prague based guitar player. Looking for interesting challenges in the world of music. Reliable, careful and fun - that is how I like to work.

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Gear highlights

  • Godin Lgx-SA (guitar synth)
  • Fender Stratocaster
  • Furch Acoustic
  • Godin Duet Ambience Nylon

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Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
Wearing a deer mask and playing guitar: http://bit.ly/deerguitar
Analog or digital and why?
Both depends on what the song and artist need.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I will help your song.
What do you like most about your job?
Creativity.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Could you.......? Yes, I could and I will do. :-)
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
Do not know yet :-).
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What is your idea of the song?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Feel free to contact me and we will work it out!
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Acoustic guitar, my brain and heart, ears.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
Twenty years, garage band, local band, own projects, hired gun, party bands, now a nation-wide successful Czech band of good friends.
How would you describe your style?
Smart, creative, fun.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Anyone who makes a nice song, because good song are the soundtracks of our lives.
Can you share one music production tip?
Listen before you play.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Funk, ambient, rock, folk, R'n'B
What's your strongest skill?
Sound and creativity.
What do you bring to a song?
Simple smart ideas, something that supports the main idea and spirit of the song.
What's your typical work process?
Listening, listening, listening, feeling the mood of the song and then creating.
Tell us about your studio setup.
Depends on situation, I prefer classic miked cab scenario, but can do silent recording. If needed, I can add post production effects.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
a too long list....
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Designing, arranging and recording guitars