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Overview

  • 7 References 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Spanish
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Acupuncture Student, web code, social entrepreneur, runni...
  • College grad and then some...
  • From California (north and south i represent, Bay to LA)
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

socks + linoleum floors!

ABOUT ME

Music Fiend! hip hop, rock, electronic, classic rock, flamenco, booty shaken, and on and on. ill admit it, i pretty much become a moth when i hear music. Fan of basketball, track and field and soccer when the mood is right.

Fairly easy goin. in a nutshell, i plan not to have plans.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

love to share the music scene with a anybody. if you happen to be in my area, feel free to give a shout and ill show ya around.

Interests

throw that sail into the wind and keep a lookout for birds that might crap on you! I cherish casual conversations, despite what today's technology says otherwise.

  • birds
  • arts
  • flamenco
  • technology
  • music
  • guitar
  • piano
  • sailing
  • basketball
  • soccer
  • track and field

Music, Movies, and Books

oh man, here it goes...

Favorite Music:
OZOMATLI, Jurassic 5, Binary Star, Ugly Duckling, Unknown Prophets, Us 3, Dangerdoom, Visionaries, The Streets, Santana, Jimi Hendrix, Tryte, Jackie Greene, Hieroglyphics, Murs, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, DJ Shadow, Los Lobos, Common, Rage Against the Machine, Crown City Rockers, Pharcyde, Los Lonely Boys, Los Compadres, Ekhymosis, Cafe Tacuba, Blackalicous, Smashing Pumpkins, Jack Johnson, Stone Temple Pilots, Nick Drake, Chingon, Mana, Juanes, Black Star, A Tribe Called Quest, Us 3, Marvin Gaye, The JBs, RJD2, Radiohead, Unkle, Public Enemy, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Beastie Boys, KRS-One, The ROOTS, Immortal Technique, Jean Grae, Jem, Los Alacranes, K-OS, Michael Franti, Spearhead, One Be Lo, One Man Army, John Lennon, Pearl Jam

Favorite Movies:
Prefontaine, Amelie, The Science of Sleep, Patch Adams, Coffee and Cigarettes, Eternal Sunshine of the spotless mind, Ghost Dog, Life is Beautiful, The Matrix

Favorite Books:
Once a Runner, Zero, Slaying the Dragon, Bomb the Suburbs, No More Prisons, The Present, Reefer Madness, 50 Facts That Should Change the World, Brave New World, Tao Te Ching, The Alchemist

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

most amazing thing ive seen so far are my own dreams that have become reality... given it took 6 years of dreaming, but great things can happen (might wanna inquiry about that story). 2011 I represented the USA as an international art performer. I ran on top of a flipped tank and people took pictures of me. Sweet feeling.

Teach, Learn, Share

i like to share music. at times, ive been caught giving guitar and piano lessons (who knows, you might learn something from me!)

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, China, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Spain, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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