The Blessed beat

The Blessed Beat is a band of the three young generation artists who collaborated with musicians like Eivind Aarset, Nils Petter Molvaer, David Sylvian, Brian Eno, Jan Bang, Bjorn Charles Dreyer, Xploding Plastix, Boschamas, Berserk, Gergo Borlai, Terry Bozzio, Scott Henderson, Lenka Dusilova, Tadeusz Sudnik, Anne Chris Bakker, Paolo Fresu, Lorenzo Feliciati and many others. The Blessed Beat music absorbs and reflects a complex of music moods (jazz, electronic, improvised music), retaining an enviable individualism and high quality craftsmanship that can span from music creativity to very powerful and deep music.

The Slovak guitar player David Kollar released a solo album The Son last year. Album got into the TOP records of the year in Guitar Moderne Magazine in the USA, in France, in the Czech republic and Slovakia. Prepared Guitar Blog wrote: „David is one of the most modern and progressive artists of this age“. Kollar is a young generation artist, guitarist and film music composer with a unique musical vision that absorbs and reflects all manner of music. Few critics called him „young Andy Warhol“ because of his creativity in the art. David released seven albums up to now, he created music for more than eighteen films and created some very original musical and movements projects, like Artrance performance with Andrea Ladanyi and Debris Company with Jozef Vlk. David Kollar collaborated with the musicians like Eivind Aarset (Nils Petter Molvaer, Jan Bang, David Sylvian, Brian Eno, Dhafer Yousseff), Gergo Borlai (Terry Bozzio, Scott Henderson, Scott Kinsey, Garry Willis, Nguyen Lee, Hiram Bullock, Hadrien Feraud), Bjorn Charles Dreyer (Xplodin Plastix, Boschamas), Lenka Dusilová (Lucie, Čechomor, Eternal Seekers, Baromantika), India Czajkowska, Tadeusz Sudnik, Gunnar Geisse, Vladislav Delay and many others. Last of his albums, The Son, was released in the label Hevhetia, it got into the TOP records of they year in several countries (USA, FR, CZ, SK). Album received a huge success abroad because of its original guitar performance. Kollar´s albums were reviewed also in AllAboutJazz, WDR, Musik Reviews, Lizard magazine, Rock and Pop, Harmonie, Muzikus and Jazz Forum. As David Kollar puts it about The Blessed Beat: „I spent an amazing week in Italy with Simone Cavina and Paolo Raineri. We have played in a trio (drums, trumpet, electric guitar and electronics). We performed few improvised gigs in Milano, Faenza and Imola. The things started to work between us and we created a new project called the Blessed Beat..“

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