Milan Kašuba (CZE)
Jazz guitarist and composer, originally a goldsmith. From the age of seven to fourteen he played the violin in a music school. When he was living in Prague and studying to become a goldsmith he was introduced to guitar and chose it as a prior instrument. He started his music carrier in 1962 when he became a professional jazz guitarist at the Night Brno Theatre. Since then he has been playing with several Brno bands.
In 1969 when Milan Kašuba got married he has left for a while the scene of Brno Bars and focused on his guitar play perfection. He came back to the Brno music scene in mid 70`s and started a guitar Duo that has later develop to jazz quartet Ornis that continued for 120 shows over the country. After three years Milan Kašuba has started a solo shows.
He performed regularly at the Reduta Theatre in Prague. Since1996 he has been teaching jazz guitar at the Brno Music School and since 2009 he has been teaching at JAMU. Milan Kašuba has recorded many songs for the Czech radio journal and his author album “Friends”.