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CURRENT MISSION To write the song that makes the whole world sing. In Harmony. As One.
ABOUT ME Music is a big part of my life. Performing, touring, recording, listening or just jammin' with people. I live in Key West and play a lot of gigs here around town. Now, I’m working on an interactive music experience called the Great Song. It involves breath work, vocalization, rhythm and mantra. It culminates into a beautiful and unique song that we all sing play and dance to.
Things that turn me on…nature, traveling, camping, hiking, bird watchin', chopping wood and building fires, moon gazing, sun worshiping. swimming in oceans, rivers and lakes, concerts festivals and gatherings, yoga and meditation, trees in general, medicinal plants, sound healing, Tantra path and lifestyle, crystals fossils and minerals, sacred geometry, massages(giving and receiving), disc golf and shootin' pool.
I am laid back and mostly aloof but very passionate about certain things, my Scorpio nature. Im generally a health and environmentally conscious guy. When I can, I support local farms, fair trade companies and anyone doing business with integrity, - what a concept, right? I like to drink water from the side of a mountain and try to eat organic and locally grown foods as much as I can. I enjoy high quality micro beers (stouts and porters especially) and really good wine!
I enjoy the company of open hearted and open minded people. I like to sleep on couches but rarely sit on one. I'm just too damn busy.
PHILOSOPHY Love everyone. I am who I was. But who I am becoming is who I am. We are all ONE, connected, from the same source and once we recognize this, the world will be a different place. This ain't my first rodeo!
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
It started with P in Scottsdale who told us where the key was and let us in her house before she got home. It blasted opened my heart and mind! The amount of trust in a growingly untrusting world. After that, I went on a 6 month cross country charity tour called the Half 4 Humanity Tour (www.half4humanity.com) and we couchsurfed our way across the country, meeting amazing people and creating beautiful connections. The tour would not have lasted 6 months without the grace, generosity and support from this community. It changed my life forever and I’m deeply grateful for this platform and community.
My experiences couchsurfing have been so amazing and unbelievable that it is hard to put here in this box. I think most of you on here probably can say the same thing. When I would tell people what I am doing and what this community is all about, they look at me like I'm loco. They dont get it. The people I have met through this community have been so incredible. Some that I may never see again. Some, new friends for life. All in all, this community has re-instilled my faith in humanity and proves more that we are all connected. Love and respect to all who participate.
please see my description above. It's mostly there.
- rock music
- rock climbing
Music, Movies, and Books
Besides the timeless classics listed below, lately I've been listening to: Michael Franti, First Aid Kit, Charlie Parr, Trampled by Turtles, Ben Howard, Pretty Lights, Bhagavan Das, Krishna Das, Incubus, Hector Lavoe.
Music: here are more of my favorites:
Voices: Jeff Buckley, Chris Cornell, Dio, Plant, ...
Guitar players: Randy Rhoads, SRV, Hendrix, Eddie Van Halen, Sonny Landreth, Robin Trower, ...
Songwriters: Ryan Adams, Tom Waits, John Prine, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, T. Bone Burnett, John Hiatt, Townes Van Zant, Dan Bern, Ray LaMontagne, Leon Russell, ...
Rock: Foo Fighters, Soundgarden, Incubus, Gov't Mule, Iron & Wine, Radiohead, Muse, 16 Horsepower, Arcade Fire, Sigur Ros, Down, Black Sabbath, Temple of the Dog, the Grateful Dead, Allman Bros., Old Crow MS, The Paladins, Tool, Perfect Circle, Sevendust, Monster Magnet, the first 3 Metallica albums, The Stones, Led Zeppelin, Black Crowes, Skynyrd, The Blasters, The Killers, Kings of Leon, ...
Blues and Funk: Howlin' Wolf, The Meters, Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson, Hound Dog Taylor, B.B. King, Albert King, Albert Collins, Son House, Rebirth Brass Band, Dirty Dozen, Galactic, Professor Longhair, Mississippi John Hurt, Bonnie Raitt, ...
Jazz and Zydeco: Smooth, Dixieland, swing and the New Orleans sound including C.J. Chenier, Nathan and Zydeco Cha Chas, Dr. John, Django Reinhardt, Lionel Hampton, Billy Holiday, Nina Simone, Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong, ...
Country: Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash, Willie, David Alan Coe, Hank Jr., Allison Krauss.
Movies: I don't watch TV (except occasionally the office and the Simpsons) and rarely watch movies. I do like documentaries mostly (watch Thrive as soon as you can), foreign films and history stuff. Some popular fav's are: Slingblade, The Big Lebowski (Forget the F'n toe!!), Taxi Driver, Whale Rider, 40 year old Virgin. I like cartoons, old westerns and bad kung fu movies.
Books: I go for a lot of self help, philosophy and new agey stuff - Rumi, Osho, Spiritual Nutrition, 4 agreements, celestine prophecy, the power of now, The Tao of Peace, How to know God, Sidhartha, Autobiography of a Yogi, the Giving Tree and many many more like that. Also, anything that deals with herbology, nutrition, and health I am a sucker for. Lately it’s been mostly sound and vibration books.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
My band, Juliet's Wishing Well, opened for the Black Crowes. A high that lasted for days. That was amazing!
Teach, Learn, Share
I can help you restore peace and homeostasis with simple vocal exercises as well as guide you to discover your home (or souls) note.
What I Can Share with Hosts
I can teach you some guitar or give you a sound healing session. I can cook you a meal or we can dine out. I’m a good listener and can listen to you without judgment, advice or try to one up you. I can share my traveling stories and whatever you’d like to know.
Countries I’ve Visited
Bermuda, Canada, Cuba, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico, Saint Lucia, Virgin Islands, U.S.
Countries I’ve Lived In