Malina, Lubos


  • From the Czech Republic.
  • Pronounced LEW-Bosch Ma-LEEN-a.
  • He is the co-founder and banjo player for the Czech bluegrass band Druha Trava (Second Grass).
  • Early influences: Larry McNeely and Earl Scruggs; later influences: Bela Fleck and Tony Trischka.
  • 1992, won ‘Best Banjo Player Overall’ at Banjo Jamboree Festival (Czech Republic) and he won the award numerous times since then.
  • 1999, released first solo album Piece of Cake (Alliance).