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Ken Johns

Portland, Maine, United States

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Overview

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  • Fluent in English
  • 41, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • chef/musician
  • 3 different colleges....NJ, Maine an...
  • From Williamstown NJ USA
  • Profile 85% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

to see all there is to see, to experience the unbelievable and come out smiling

ABOUT ME

http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1017442418&ref=profile#!/profile.php?id=1017442418&ref=profile professional musician and chef. im a music junky, audiophile, bootleg collector/archivist.... the traveling minstrel.. musical accompanist, .food is my zen food is an art, a philosophy and its appreciation, like music must be learned.. tastes develop(hopefully)and change as we grow...travel is where i get to meet all the new, exciting prospects of individualization and perspectives of a world view.

PHILOSOPHY

carpe diem

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

anytime someone needs a place to crash that i know and like, i offer my bed (which often tends to be a couch!)

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

following the Grateful Dead and Phish in the last 20 years, many 'dead heads' or 'phish heads' give rides and find places to crash on the cheap or better yet, on the free to maximize our experience and keep our costs down..

Interests

music,food,travel, and any healing herbs that are useful in concoctions and food preperations.

Music, Movies & Books

Music Blues, Jazz, Bluegrass, Folk (indian, irish, american), Funk, Old School Soul (R&B)......... Miles Davis, Ray Charles, Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald and Count Basie, Billy Holliday Thelonius Monk, Herbie Hancock, Chic Corea, Christian McBride, Art Tatum, Charlie Mingus, Jaco Pastorius, Bud Powell, Aretha Franklin, Bob Marley and The Wailers, Toots and the Maytalls, Jimmy Cliff, Muddy Waters, Howlin Wolf, Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton, Robert Johnson, Lead Belly, Grateful Dead, Allman Bros, Little Feat, Lowell George, Steely Dan, Neil Young, Carole King, Jackson Browne, The Eagles, Chicago Transit Authority, Phish, Pink Floyd, Galactic, The Beatles, Bruce Hornsby, The Band, Rick Danko, Bob Dylan, Taj Mahall, The Greyboy Allstars, Karl Denson, Railroad Earth, Doc Watson, Bill Monroe, Tony Rice, David Grisman, Ricky Skaggs, Sam Bush, Bela Fleck, Victor Wooten, Peter Rowan, Flatt and Scruggs........i could go on forever really....

books? im into Jack Kerouac, H.S.Thompson, philosophy, psychology (carl jung alot!)

Movies..im into comedies, i cant dig horror though, (even though i lived down the street from stephen king.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

to insane to write in words......wish i had a camera back in the day when i did most of my travelling across the u.s. got my disposable camera ripped off as soon as i got back from europe and landed in philly. they stole my belgian beer and dirty laundry too!! dirty rottens.

Teach, Learn, Share

i love to teach music and food/drink and herbal healing, tinctures to procure a peace of mind

Countries I've Visited

Belgium, Netherlands, United States

Countries I've Lived In

United States

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