Prague-based musician Stan “the Man” dies


Blues musician Stan “the Man” Wolarz, a long-term fixture on the Prague music scene, died on Monday, according to a posting on his band’s Facebook page. The guitar player was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and began playing in groups in the city in the mid-1960s. Following a move to Prague he founded the Bohemian Blues Band and supported many visiting musicians, including Bo Diddley, Mick Taylor and Edgar and Johnny Winter.