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Solo artist, Session musician, Producer
Throughout his career guitarist, singer, song writer & producer Milan Polak has played with members of Guns n' Roses, Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big, Steve Vai), Marty Friedman (Ex-Megadeth), Dimebag Darrell (Pantera), Kip Winger (Alice Cooper, Winger), Falco a.m.o.
He was featured in "Guitar for the Practicing Musician" as well as on several CD samplers of the world's best guitarists such as M. Varney's "Guitar On The Edge - The World's Hottest Guitarists" (with the likes of Steve Vai, Greg Howe and Marty Friedman). His two instrumental albums "Dreamscapes" (feat. Thomas Lang on drums) and "Guitar Odyssey" received overwhelming praise & great reviews worldwide and stayed in the top seller charts of guitar9 for months.
The jazz/fusion CD "J.A.M." (a collaboration with guitarists Joel Rivard & Alessandro Benvenuti) reached number 2 in the UK Jazzwise Charts.
In between sessions, producing and some teaching Milan released another vocal album "Can't Please Everyone" in 2020 featuring world class musicians such as Billy Sheehan, Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal, Tony Franklin, Atma Anur, Jeff Neal of the US super group 'Boston' and others. The album keeps getting great reviews & ratings including "Masterpiece" by Metal Temple.
He also decided to team up once again with guitarist extraordinaire Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal (Sons Of Apollo, ex-Guns n' Roses, Asia) to release another charity single called "The Future Is Now!" featuring bassist Billy Sheehan (Sons Of Apollo, Winery Dogs, DLR, Talas), Derek Sherinian (Sons Of Apollo, Billy Idol, ex-Dream Theater) and drummer Kyle Hughes (Bumblefoot). The song is available worldwide on iTunes, Amazon and other digital retailers, with proceeds being donated to LittleKidsRock.org, a non-profit organization that provides free music instruction and instruments to public school districts across the country.
Milan is also the author of the series "Guitar Heroes - Real Technique" and annually teaches master classes and band coaching at the University of Music & Art, Vienna.