David Kollar

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Slovak experimental guitarist and composer born 1983 in Prešov into a musical family.

In 1990, he began to learn classical guitar. After four years David switched from acoustic guitar and started to learn to play electric guitar.

David's teacher was popular guitar player in Slovakia Karol Sivak. In this time he played guitar in various garage bands. After this time, he started to play with professional Slovak musicians. David was a member of Xibalba (progresive rock band), Fade out (jazz-rock band), Joe and Entry (funky band), Frown (Gothic metal). He also worked as a side musician in Andy Belej band, Nataša Džunková and Peter Ondria "alias" Lois Armstrong" in 2002.

In 2004 David finished jazz school in Prešov.

In 2005 he formed the DAVID KOLLAR BAND and in the same year won the award, New Faces of Slovak Jazz. The music press classified his first creation, “FREE YOUR MINDS”, as one of the top albums of year 2005. In year 2006 David's trio threw a big show in the most prestigious Slovak Jazz Festial in Bratislava Jazz Days with other famous musicians who had played on festival as Richard Bona, Kenny Garett and other prominent musicians. Slovak television broadcasted his concert ten times. Six months later the album “WAY FROM EAST” was released. The music critics appreciated this album for its diversity and power.

In years 2005-2009 he was an apprentice of the legendary guitar player, composer, singer and experimenter Andrej Šeban.

In spring 2008 the band also participated in prestigious jazz festivals as Theatre and Music Festival Vysehrani (together with Petr Kalandra’s Blues Session and Lada Mertl), Open Air Jazz (Ostrava), Jazz Weekend (Uherske Hradiste), Košice Jazz Days, Jazz - Blues Fest (Levice), Visegrad Jazz Festival (Olomouc), music festival Beseda u bigbítu (Tasov) together with Erik Truffaz, Slovakian Institute (Prague) and many others. He was also invited to be a guest musician at concert of Peter Lipa.

In 2009 he formed International project called David Kollar Project with two famous musicians from Hungary. Adam Marko on drums, Gergely Baranyi on bass. The project garned a big success. The interest in and the popularity of David Kollar Project has risen up after few first concerts and the band had been invited to participate in many big festivals.
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EH 0021-2-331 David Kollar - Film Soundtracks And Ideas album art David Kollar Film Soundtracks And Ideas(CD, Album) Hev-Het TUNE EH 0021-2-331 Slovakia 2010 Sell This Version
885767190887 David Kollar - Film Works album art David Kollar Film Works(CD, Album) Mystery Stable 885767190887 Slovakia 2011 Sell This Version
HV 0072-2-331 David Kollar - The Son album art David Kollar The Son(CD, Album) Hevhetia HV 0072-2-331 Slovakia 2013 Sell This Version
HV 0138-2-331 David Kollar - Zápisky I. (Alchýmia úspechu A Prehry) album art David Kollar Zápisky I. (Alchýmia úspechu A Prehry)(CD, Album, Dig) Hevhetia HV 0138-2-331 Slovakia 2016 Sell This Version
none David Kollar - Punk Je Hned! album art David Kollar Punk Je Hned!(CDr, Album) Take Art none Slovakia 2017 Sell This Version
HV 0156-2-331 David Kollar - Notes From The Underground album art David Kollar Notes From The Underground(CD, Album) Hevhetia HV 0156-2-331 Slovakia 2017 Sell This Version
HV 0178-2-331 David Kollar - Illusion Of A Separate World album art David Kollar / Arve Henriksen David Kollar / Arve Henriksen - Illusion Of A Separate World(CD, Album, Ltd) Hevhetia HV 0178-2-331 Slovakia 2018 Sell This Version
none David Kollar - Sculpting In Time  album art David Kollar Sculpting In Time (Album) Hevhetia none Slovakia 2019 Sell This Version
none David Kollar - Volanie album art David Kollar Volanie(CDr, Album) Take Art none Slovakia 2019 Sell This Version
HV 0213-2-331 /HV 0214-2-331 David Kollar - 10 Poems For Ronroco / Crime On The Bunny album art David Kollar 10 Poems For Ronroco / Crime On The Bunny(2xCD, Album) Hevhetia HV 0213-2-331 /HV 0214-2-331 Slovakia 2020 Sell This Version
HV 0207-2-331 David Kollar - Unexpected Isolation album art David Kollar, Arve Henriksen David Kollar, Arve Henriksen - Unexpected Isolation(CD, Album) Hevhetia HV 0207-2-331 Slovakia 2020 Sell This Version

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none David Kollar - Crime On The Bunny & Coronomorphia album art David Kollar Crime On The Bunny & Coronomorphia(CDr) Hevhetia none Slovakia 2020 Sell This Version