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Midnight in Paris

Paris is my first european experience. Summer 1988, I turned 20 and decided to become a musician thanks to that trip. I didn't go back until 1998. Incredible. That summer 24 years ago I actually believed it would a routine thing for me to be in Paris. I went there because I was studying french in L'alliance Francaise in Santo Domingo ( Dominican Republic ) and that was their summer trip, an intensive 5 week course in the city of lights. I didn't really go much to class, drank a lot of wine, made friends, wrote songs, became a flanneur...
I've been back to Paris about 3 or 4 times. It seems different, though. I'm different. 

I just watched Midnight in Paris, the beautiful film by Woody Allen. It brought back those streets I've walked, pictures I've taken, moods I've felt. It also made me realize what a cauldron of creativity Paris was, to have all those people there; Dali, Picasso, Buñuel, Hemingway et al; at one time. Wonderful. The film also made me …

CONCIERTO DE HUECCO DESDE EL TEATRO ROMANO DE MÉRIDA -2010

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Playing with HUECCO at the beautiful Roman Theater in Merida, Spain.