42 Philadelphia, United States
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My self-summary
Like many others here, I find writing about oneself to be awkward at best, ridiculously egotistical at worst. To spare you all the pain and agony, I'll be brief.

I'm a working musician/artist.
Fortunately I've had a long running career to subsidize the above activities; it's in a field that many at first think is not related to the above, but I think they're very closely related. I will not bore you with details - I'd be more than happy to share if asked. (There are hints throughout though. If you make it to the end, you should have a pretty good idea of what I might do.)

I can be intense, sarcastic, and darkly humorous.
I can be laid-back, sincere, and just plain silly.

I'm a pretty open minded; I'm always looking to learn something new and broaden my perspective. This includes a fondness for travel.

A close friend described me as an "extroverted introvert". I would say this is fairly accurate.

Also, I'm a divorced single dad. (It would be disingenuous not to mention this...)
What I’m doing with my life
I’m really good at
Facial hair and sarcasm among other things...
The first things people usually notice about me
Brain, eyes and facial hair
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Foreign, independent and classic films; Sci-fi and Fantasy.

Curb Your Enthusiasm, Breaking Bad.

Pynchon, Murakami; History, Philosophy; Sci-fi and Fantasy.

Miles Davis, Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, John Zorn
Frank Zappa
Tom Waits, Beastie Boys, The Mars Volta, Soundgarden, Zeppelin
James Brown, Maceo Parker, Curtis Mayfield
Debussy, Bartok, Stravinsky

Thai, Indian, Mexican, Japanese, Brunch
The six things I could never do without
My old Gretsch drumkit
I spend a lot of time thinking about
The state of music and the arts in society - both past and present.
My son
The weekend
Stuff that might be too math-y to get into any serious detail here.
On a typical Friday night I am
Gigging, rehearsing or recording.
Out with friends.
Walking about town.
Home with my son.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Let's just see how it all works out before we get into any of this "private" stuff...
You should message me if
Any of the above is appealing.
You enjoy intelligent conversation.
Creativity and artistic pursuits mean something to you.
Hiking, the beach or travelling and any combination of those are things you enjoy.
Being a complete goofball is not a rare state of affairs...