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.
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.