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  • 108 references 70 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Italian
  • 34, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Musician/Writer/Entrepreneur
  • University of Maryland
  • From New York, NY, USA
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About Me


World, words, music, people.


What's up?

I'm a writer, musician, yogi, and lover of the world! I currently live in Denver, grew up in NY, lived in Austin for 4 yeras and spent the last decade traveling around the world and playing music.

Now, I'm finishing a novel, working with diversity businesses, practicing lots of yoga, and meeting all the cool people of the world : )

My world is a huge ball of music, art, words, people, and adventure. I want to meet YOU.

I play guitar, sing, and jam piano. If you're a musician, definitely come by Denver and jam. If you're not a musician, definitely come by Denver and jam.

Oh yes, and I'm one of those firm believers of "you can do anything."


Many things Ralph Waldo Emerson says.

"First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do."

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Surfing, hosting, cliff jumping, late-night adventuring, etc etc


I (personally) believe CSing is the most important and awesome thing anyone can do in their life.

Do it.


Writing, Music, Poetry, Movies, Adventures, Traveling, Hiking, Writing, Training, Learning, Living and Good Conversation

Music, Movies, and Books

I just looked at this after editing my profile a year ago and there are just too many musicians, books, movies, etc to keep updated : ) Life is crazy.

Music - Many Many...but favorites are Citizen Cope, Donny Hathaway, Muse, Saosin, Chopin, Nina Simone, Sam Cooke, India.Arie, Idan Raichel, Envy on the Coast, Jason Mraz, Mumford and Sons, Avett Brothers, Of Monsters and Men, Amos Lee.. there are just too many more.

Movies - Many, many more. Favorites are OldBoy, Gladiator, LOTR, Big Fish (all Tim Burton films), Wes Anderson Films...ahh and so many more.

Books - Love me some classics-- Ovid's 'Metamorphoses', Dante's "Inferno", Tolkien's "Lord of The Rings", Picture of Dorian Gray, Cormac McCarhty, Iliad, Oddyssey, Virgil, Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, Great Gatsby, Arthur Rimbaud, Ginsberg, Christopher Moore, Chuck Pahlianuk, Harry Potter of course, many many more

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hanging with a little 3-year-old Italian girl sitting on my guitar case in Milan as I sang songs in English and she bopped her head and waved her hands back and forth while saying "grazie mile" and smiling.

Teach, Learn, Share

Hmm... I can teach you how to write creative, weird stuff, make decent shrimp scampi, how to string a guitar and sing some songs and how to poorly fold a blanket.

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany, Guatemala, Haiti, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Venezuela

Countries I’ve Lived In

Italy, United States

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