Echoes of Flavio's Ghost Dreaming

Flavio Matani
14 July 1952
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I teach and play classical and electric guitar; teach classical guitar up to and beyond grade 8 standard. Check my guitar page for current rates for lessons, etc.</a>. Can prepare for Associated Board Guitar and Theory Grade exams. Can coach for performance, exams, etc on classical, rock and Latin American guitar styles.

It's all at http://fflavio.com
(well, not quite; just some of my music and pictures and the occasional rant or, more likely, melancholy poemoid)

a second livejournal, in Spanish, just for the benefit (if that's the word!) of a few friends and family:

Inevitably, I'm on Facebook. . Also on Google Plus, here., on Instagram, on Flicker.

I do still have a personal MySpace page and a musician's one -not that I use those much these days...

Venezuelan, Italian, classical guitarist, landed in London 20+ years ago and never left.

can also be reached at this gmail address.

A few samples of me playing classical guitar and doing other para-musical things here:
classical guitar samples in SoundCloud

My Facebook Flavio Matani -Classical Guitar page

Also have worked translating and interpreting Spanish-English (which I found enormous fun! maybe there's something wrong with me!) and teaching the Spanish language.

I keep photo albums in various places:
my Flickr pages
Another gallery in Livejournal
Also a Google-Picasa.
But mostly, these days, in Facebook.
I'm on tumbler here: fflavio and here (old posts from iblog and others from years ago, which I wanted to keep for various reasons
Also some music on my page on Soundcloud (electronic/electric) and
another page on Soundcloud with classical guitar samples.

Click here to find out why.
.. Even though I do not agree with their coverage of news from Venezuela or Palestine, in which they so often, in unquestioning and sycophantic manner, toe the Empire's line.

"Home is where you hang your hat... and I've got a lot of hats." kaerasta, the best flatmate in the world. Probably.

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