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  • 190 references 89 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Italian; learning English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
  • 54, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • I'm a musician, a modern soundtrack composer
  • Always, anyway, whatever
  • From the streets of Roma
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About Me

..virtue remains the most expensive habit...I am paying it in instalments..

From life I aspect the knowledge and I try to help the next to understand what I already know. The knowledge to don't know and being among the others is the way to discover to be one. To standardize the truth becoming simpler the movements, without to drown in the slackness, but to limit the secondary activities that are the "submask" of true laziness. I play. Always to the vanguard, the graphic, the poetry and music, from the most ancient shapes of communication and, subsequently of expression, have become shapes of meditation and search of the deep one through the simple, harmonies between minimal tones, sampler, and search of the key of the emotion, at/on to the moment. I avoid the haste and other shapes of mental dependency and I occupy my body with my heart

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Hosting, surfing and strengthening CS community

Yes, I know, we born and we die alone. Sure. But between that, what a hell of traffic jam


I love Love, Flowers, Music, La Barbera, Travels, Atheism, Religions, Stars , Actually, Friends, Lake, Barrato, Krug, Matriciana, Write, Me, You, La Vigna, Mushrooms, Li Stornelli, Topics, Art, Nature, Organic & Traditional Food, Green, Peace, Fight, My Rights, Justice & Santo Espedito, Caviar, Social Rights, People, Social Centers, Caravaggio, Grosz, F.Bacon, Montepulciano e Sangiovese, G.G.Belli, Theatre e Trebbiano, Delbono, Debrutto, Books and Wine, Gin Tonic, Ever, and many more things around..
I feel, write and play my music. I've my Studio-Recording and I collaborate also with other artists in many ways.
I'm a simple and independent man, I like to meet people, spending time with friends, having a good time, visit places, listen and play music, speak about us, life, art, art to live, books, movies, theatre, topics. I like to hang out with close friends and see all the time the same place or a new place, new people, with who I can have common interest, change my mind, or your perhaps. I joy with pleasure house/roof parties, live-music and lounge clubs, not so much disco and big places, not often. I like very much to cook Italians (most Roman's ones) menu for my friends. I'm able to do many jobs with my hands and I give one, or both my hands to my friends when they need it. I like to read and I have to take my own time and space sometimes, aren't you? I like to take a walk downtown and with rain is not so bad, c'mon! To stop in a coffee with a window on the street

  • cats
  • arts
  • culture
  • books
  • poetry
  • dining
  • cooking
  • wine
  • beer
  • coffee
  • meditation
  • partying
  • clubbing
  • flying
  • flowers
  • movies
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • music
  • live music
  • surfing
  • teaching
  • religion
  • tours

Music, Movies, and Books

The real Music knows how to make you laugh and, out of the Blue, helps you to sing, dance, or cry..or both, or not..oh well.. "Stand By Me" and everyone who sing this song..
Il Maestro FRANCO BATTIATO, the Master..and his permanent gravity center..
..then: ivan graziani, eels, beethoven, real popular music, thelonious monk, nine inch nails, gogol bordello, igor stravinsky, fantomas, gigi proietti, laibach, antony & the johnson, frank zappa, romolo balzani, tori amos, flamin' lips, einstürzende neubauten, boards of canada, anis, mariza, clash, ani di franco, bela bartok, ramones, bach, lou & velvet, michael nyman, grand daddy, sparklehorse, flight of the conchords, mc solaar, miles davis, angelique kidjo, underground, nick & the bad seeds, john mclaughlin, labeque duo, cinematic orchestra, trilok gurtu, loredana berti, nin, filter, regular fries, tv on the radio, iron & wine, baby dee, liza, paul anka, van der graaf generator, joe spencer & blues explosion, dimitry shostakovich, doris day, devastation, cesarians, xtc, sailorlost, tonino carotone, iron maiden, alvaro (arvaro) amici, maurice ravel, radio birdman, p.i.l. fun lovin' criminals, bjork, funkadelic, kreator, ennio morricone, phish, stefano rosso, chet baker, fugazi, rick wakeman, loreena mc kennith, eva cassidy, motorpsyco, karate, plaid, david bowie, no means no, no name, exodus, el camaron de la isla, brian eno, melt, melt banana, fabrizio de andrè, zenigewa, othis redding, brassens, dan heckert, cypress hill, claude debussy, fff, jetro tull, robert wyatt, blonde redhed, art tatum, duke ellington, monteverdi, amy winehouse, nina simone, andrew bird, nicola arigliano, john mc laughin, lucia micarelli, leonard bernstein, blur, johnny cash, fishbone, serge gainsbourg, charlotte gainsbourg, nirvana, totò, edith piaf, ac/dc, laurie anderson, pixies, ludovico einaudi, baby dee, manonegra, gustav mahler, thellonius monk, renato carosone, negresses vertes, clash, django rehinart, cccp, csi, pgr, barbara, paolo conte, aretha, art tatum, massive attack, pj harvey, loredana bertè, screeming trees, goran bregovic, parliement, keith jarrett, giorgio consolini, kokani orchestra, cilla black, allman brothers, bob & the wailers, morphine, sakamoto, belle & sebastian, eno, wu-tang-clan, shoemberg, the cardigans, luciano berio, propellerheads, barrato, portishead, quartetto cetra, bregovic, gomez, el camaron de la isla, sinead o'connor, kyuss, equipe 84, lamb, l'intonarumori, chris rea, porcupine tree, boris vian, rufus wainwright, renato carosone, tonino carotone, savina yannatou, gioacchino rossini, elmer bernstein, beach boys, mamas & papas, cecilia bartoli, andrea lai, la polla records, domenico modugno, voivod, ciccio capasso, death, jello & dead kennedys, no means no, sabot, willy de ville, tool, leonard cohen, nick drake, tim & jeff buckley, nicola piovani, beastie boys, nicola conte, area, rush, primus, jane's addiction, il trio lescano, the police, leo ferrè, negu gorriak, king diamond & merciful fate, yes, elvis, black crowes, susheela raman, jimi, stievie & double trouble, meat puppets, led zeppelin, mars volta, wu tang clan, public enemy, cypress hill, gabriella ferri, siouxsie and the banshees, michael nyman, grand daddy, john zorn, tom waits, buddy guy, franz ferdinand, marc lanegan, john lourie & lounge lizards, joe spencer & blues explosion, tucky buzzard, suicide stray, porcupine tree, casino royale, supreme beings of leisure, the cult, weezer, deus, mina, black sabbath, soundgarden, the flamin' groovies, uzeda, zu, zztop, run dmc, jesus leaves under water, the cure, john lourie & lounge lizards, leonard cohen, mr bungle, the voice, at the drive in, giorgio consolini, syd barrett, liza, achille togliani, motorhead, nat "KING" cole, sergio mendes, zu, amalia rodriguez, a tribe call quest, queensryche, piero ciampi, brassens, david bowie, willie de ville, alvaro amici, royksopp, vinicio amici, counting crows, elliott smith, van morrison, brel,
just to have an idea

I read classics, philosophy, beat generation, history, surrealistic, art, poetry, theater.
I'm thinking of Stefano Benni, Alejandro Jodorowskj, Kristof Agota, Louis-Ferdinand Cèline, Boris Vian, Friedrick Durrenmatt, William Burroughs, Anthony Burgess, Paul Auster, Daniel Pennac, Roy Lewis "The Evolution Man" and more

Modern Times
any by Charlie Chaplin, Stanley Kubrick, Buster Keaton, Ciprì e Maresco, Alejandro Jodorowskj, Ingmar Bergman, Mario Monicelli, Pier Paolo Pasolini
then, Tod Browning (Freaks), David Cronenberg (Naked Lunch - Crash), Michael Anderson (Nel Duemila non sorge il Sole/1984 del 1956), Michael Radford (Nineteen Eighty-Four del 1984), Krzysztof Kielowski (Trois couleurs: Bleu, Blanc, Rouge - La double vie de Veronique), Fantozzi (tutti), Luchino Visconti (Rocco e I suoi fratelli), Antonio Albanese (La Fame e la Sete), Kathryn Bigelow (Il mistero dell'acqua/The Weight of Water), Antonio Rezza (Escoriandoli - Delitto sul Po), Massimo Troisi (Ricomincio da tre - Non Ci Resta Che Piangere), Roberto Benigni (Tu mi turbi - Il Piccolo Diavolo), Giuseppe Bertolucci (Berlinguer Ti Voglio Bene), Takeshi Kitano, Ki-duk Kim ( Samaritan Girl), Danis Tanovic (No Man's Land), Radu Mihaileanu (Train de vie), Robert Altman (Gang - Streamers - America oggi/Short Cuts), Sam Mendes ( American Beauty ), Vincent Gallo (Buffalo '66), Nikita Mikhalkov (Il Sole Ingannatore), Burnt by the Sun), Claude Chabrol (Les noces rouges), Andrej Tarkovskij (L'infanzia di Ivan, Solaris 2002 - Stalker), Alberto Grifi (Anna - Lia - Verifica Incerta), Terry Gilliam (Life of Brian), Mario Martone (Morte di un Matematico Napoletano - L'Amore molesto _ Teatro di Guerra), Silvano Agosti (D'Amore si vive - Uova di Garofano - La seconda Ombra), Gaspar Noa (Irreversibile), Patrice Leconte (Le mari de la coiffeuse - Ridicule - La fille sur le pont - L'homme du train - Confidences trop intimes), Sergio Cabrera (La Strategia della Lumaca), Steve Buscemi (Animal Factory - Trees Lounge), Robert Rodriguez (El Mariachi), Mike van Diem (Character - Bastardo eccellente), Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne (Il Figlio/Le fils), Steven Soderbergh (Sex, Lies and Videotapes), Jim Sheridan (Il mio piede sinistro/My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown - Nel nome del padre/In the Name of the Father), Pasquale Scimeca (Gli Indesiderabili), Federico Fellini, Akira Kurosawa ( 7 Samurai, Dreams), Wim Wenders (Lo stato delle cose- Alice nelle citta - L'amico americano - Paris, Texas - Il cielo sopra Berlino - Così lontano, così vicino - Lisbon story - Buena Vista Social Club - Non bussare alla mia porta, Aki Kaurismaki (Leningrad Cowboys Go America - L'uomo senza passato, Mika Kaurismaki (L.A without a map), Abel Ferrara (Fratelli/The Funeral), Matteo Garrone (L'Imbalsamatore - Primo Amore), Agnes Jaoui (Le gout des autres), Erick Zonca (La vie des anges), Jim Jarmush (Stranger than Paradise - Tassisti di notte - Dead Man - Daunbailo - Ghost Dog), Mohsen Makhmalbaf (Sex & Philosophy - Viaggio a Kandahar), Emir Kusturica ( Underground - Il valzer del pesce freccia/Arizona Dream), Denys Arcand (Le declin de l'empire americain, Les invasion barbares), Ulrich Seidl (Canicola), John Cameron Mitchell (Shortbus), Marcello Cesena (Peggio Di Così Si Muore), Wong Kar Wai (In the mood for Love - 2046), Pier Paolo Pasolini (Mamma Roma - Uccellacci e uccellini - Trilogia della vita: Il Decameron, I racconti di Canterbury, Il Fiore delle Mille e una Notte), Elio Petri ( Il Maestro di Vigevano - Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto - La classe operaia va in paradiso - La Proprieta non e un Furto - Todo modo), Roberto Faenza (Sostiene Pereira), Marc Caro e Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Delicatassen), Francois Truffaut (Les quatre-cents coups- Jules e Jim - Fahrenheit 451 - La sirene du Mississippi), Luciano Salce (Vieni avanti, Cretino!), Fritz Lang (Destino - Metropolis - Il mostro di Dusseldorf), Vittorio de Sica (Miracolo a Milano - Ladri di Biciclette - Il Giudizio Universale), Michelangelo Antonioni (Blow-Up - Zabriskie Point - Identificazione di una donna), Bernardo Bertolucci (Ultimo Tango a Parigi - Novecento - La tragedia di un uomo ridicolo) and some others more. But I don't really love cinema

Teatro Teatro Teatro! Merda! Merda! Merda!

Hate List: La Nutella, 1-2-3-Stella, La Tintarella, La vita è Bella, Madonna, Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie, La colazione coi biscotti, I fans di Remo Remotti, Jovanotti&Pavarotti, Tarantino, Muccino, Saturnino, Valentino, Frate Indovino, Coccolino, Jervolino&Bassolino, la Plastique, la Barrique, damme er cinque.

..non sopporto i cori russi, la musica finto rock, la new wave italiana e il free jazz-punk inglese..neanche la nera africana..

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

A lot of simple things, in Rome, during travels and live music tours with my band, Yes..
..but, personally, to see People helping People without a personal interest, it's the best thing that make me feel happy and proud to be in this world..
Just one story: In the late Summer of '92 I was with my FIAT 900Van, traveling across Italy and, with my girlfriend, we stopped to sleep in the central square of a little town called "Sansepolcro". We had also a small black cat with us called Brunello, we've found to Siena, and he wept often during the night..(mieaooouw..). With a lot of surprise, early in the morning, I saw a sweet and small old woman, so cute, with a little warm milk in her hands, coming to me saying, in her local dialect: "hello guys, are you gypsies, aren't you? I hear your child crying and I just wanted to give you some milk.."
..I did not say nothing and I shared the milk with "my family"

Teach, Learn, Share

I observe, sometimes I do think, anyway, I'm a good student and a good teacher, because only a meeting like this can be useful for both of us.

What I Can Share with Hosts

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Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Macedonia, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Poland, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, United States

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