Mike Gotthard

– an outstanding personality from the young generation of Hungarian guitarists. Born to a musical family, he met his instrument is his early years. In the beginning, he began to learn the basics of blues and rock as an autodidact, later he continued his studies with his teachers, Zoltan Zsoldos and Tamas Mohai. In 2011 he was admitted to the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Jazz Guitar Faculty, his teachers were Gyula Babos, Sandor Horanyi and Attila Laszlo.

His musical style consists a blend of blues emotionalism, jazz improvization, the energy of rock and funk rhythms. He contributed in numerous appearances in Hungary and spent the the last years on concert tours. He was chosen Discovery of the Year by HANOSZ (Hungarian National Association of Instrumentalists).

Intellectual Brutality

Mike Gotthard Electric Shock:
Mike Gotthard
Gergo Borlai
Anton Davidyants
Daniel Szebenyi

His first solo album “Intellectual Brutality” was released in 2016, with the contribution of renowned musicians like Gary Willis, Scott Kinsey, Gergo Borlai, Anton Davidyants, Federico Malaman, Tamas Barabas and Daniel Szebenyi.

His latest line-up - Mike Gotthard Electric Shock - is based on the same group of musicians, giving several successful concerts in Hungary and the neighboring countries.