Vladimir Četkar (Macedonian: Владимир Четкар) is a Macedonian multi-talented professional musician BAM who is based in New York City. His work as a guitarist, vocalist, and composer has been praised by music luminaries like George Benson, Maceo Parker, and many more Blue Note Jazz FestivalHe was born in Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia where, in his childhood, he played the violin. He was greatly influenced by such jazz, funk, soul and disco bands and musicians as Change, Chic, Earth Wind and Fire, Patrice Rushen, Cameo, The Brothers Johnson, Wes Montgomery, George Benson, Quincy Jones, Jamiroquai and many more. Later in life, Vladimir came to the United States to attend Berklee College of Music. There, he focused on contemporary writing and production with the jazz guitar as his main instrument.His critically acclaimed release in 2008, We Will Never End, has received spectacular reviews worldwide Nu-Soul Magazine and positioned him as one of the most promising names in the Jazz-Soul-Funk genre Patriks Soul Funk MusicHe is an active live performer at various international festivals and venues around Europe and the US ranging from the biggest music festival in Europe, Sziget Festival (Budapest), to some of the most prestigious US jazz venues like Catalina Jazz Club (Hollywood, LA), Blue Note (NYC), Blues Alley (Washington DC), Regattabar (Boston) and many more.Vladimir Cetkar has just finished his second studio album titled 'Heavenly' which was first released in Japan in December 2013 with great feedback from critics and media BBQ Records. The material has garnered accolades also from industry veterans such as the legendary music producers, writers Patrick Adams (Salsoul Records, Prelude Records) and Bob Esty (Casablanca Records), iconic Disco Artist D.C. LaRue and many more. The Heavenly album also includes remixes by the world renowned French DJ - Producer Dimitri From Paris.