Progres 2 - new album after 30 years

Fresh album from legend of Czech progressive rock is titled Tulák po hvězdách and is lyrically based on Jack London novel The Star Rover. Stable line-up for years now included Pavel Váně (vocals, guitar), Miloš Morávek (guitar), Roman Dragoun (vocals, keyboards), Pavel Pelc (bass guitar, vocals) and Zdeněk Kluka (vocals, drums). Album is released on FT Records as digital download, CD and double vinyl, which also brings archive live recording from 1970.

English language page for CD order

New on my mixcloud

American jazz giant, trumpeter, composer and bandleader profile in my radio programme from 2oo7.

Mostly heavy metal mix developed from idea of songs with marching rhythm. Tracks by Graham (Czech cover of Queen song), Judas Priest, Running Wild, Helloween, Metallica, Dream Theater, Turbo (Polish band), Uriah Heep, Fates Warning and more. Snippets of other performances inserted throughout.