There are multiple artists playing under the "Blue Effect" name. 1: Blue Effect is Czech band that plays a variation of Jazz Rock and Progressive Rock. They are otherwise known as Modrý Efekt. The band was founded in 1968. Founding members were Jiří Kozel, Vlado Čech and Vladimír Mišík. Radim Hladík (czech No.1 guitar player) joined the band early after the founding. In following decades there were also other participants such as Lešek Semelka or Oldřich Veselý etc.