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- classical violin education background - improvisation workshops with Günther Christmann and Fred Frith - performed with banjoist Paul Metzger (US), guitarist Cam Deas (UK), cellist Josef Klic (CZ) a.o. -
- non-conceptual free improvisation - new bowing techniques - metamorphoses of textures and structures - from sound to noise - from noise to sound - imaginary musical landscapes -
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What makes Czech alternative music different is the hardcore individualists who do their own thing not caring about fashion, and in the final stage, win over their own audiences. The solo violinist Daniel Meier named his debut album Violin Improvisations - but unlike the free-form improvisation of many of his colleagues, his playing is disciplined and carefully structured.
Petr Doruzka, Radio Prague (Magic Carpet)
His free improvisation (which is entirely without any electronic effects besides amplification) changes from a calm beginning into decent mayhem, going to the edge of the instruments´ possibilities. Bow and fingers move in unknown directions, creating multi-layered sound structures...