Composed the "Miami Vice Theme" and "Crockett's Theme" for "Miami Vice," the classic 1980s television show. He scored 90 episodes of the series and 20 episodes of "Chancer," a hit British show.
He attended the Prague Academy of Musical Arts and was given a scholarship to Boston's Berklee College of Music. His time at the Prague Academy ended prematurely upon the invasion of the Warsaw Pact in 1968.
His list of collaborators was a Who's Who of music greats, including Jeff Beck, Carlos Santana, Elvin Jones, and Stanley Clarke.
He was the son of the renowned Czech singer Vlasta Průchová. His father, although primarily a physician, was also skilled at the bass guitar and Vibraphone. He fathered two children with his wife Ivona.
He recorded the keyboards on "She's the Boss," Mick Jagger's album from 1985.