Interview with Japan's Marquee 

About me
You will know a man by the choices he makes and the paths he follows

Bands

YES

Toto

MUSE

Queen

Journey

Triumph

Genesis

The Who

Sui Generis

The Beatles

Les Luthiers

Deep Purple

Led Zeppelin

Snarky Puppy

Dream Theater

Electric Light Orchestra

Emerson, Lake & Palmer

The Alan Parson's Project

Musicians

Billy Joel

Vangelis

Joss Stone

Chick Corea

Pat Metheny

Frank Sinatra

John Williams

Danny Elfman

Keith Emerson

Gustav Mahler

Igor Stravinsky

Rick Wakeman

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Guitar Solos

Beat it (Eddie Van Halen)

Let it Be (George Harrison)

Back in Black (Angus Young)

Black Star (Yngwie Malmsteem)

Bohemian Rhapsody (Brian May)

Stairway to Heaven (Jimmy Page)

Highway Star (Ritchie Blackmore)

The Best of Times (John Petrucci)

Since I've Been Loving You (Jimmy Page)

Shine on You Crazy Diamond (David Gilmour)

Live Shows

Charly Garcia (Santiago, 1985)

The Chick Corea's Elektrik Band (Santiago, 1987)

Rod Stewart (Santiago, 1989)

Emerson, Lake & Palmer (Santiago, 1993)

Dream Theater (San Diego, 2004)

RENT (New York, 2007)

Paul McCartney (Santiago, 2014)

Billy Joel (New York, 2017)

Movies

Hugo

Rocky

Star Wars

August Rush

DC & Marvel

Almost Famous

Movies  by Steven Spielberg, Tim Burton, 
Stanley Kubrik, Clint Eastwood, M. Night Shyamalan and Classic PIXAR

Symphonies

Beethoven's VII, V, IX, III

Mahler's II, VII, V, IX, I

Tchaikovsky's VI, IV, II, V

Rachmaninoff's II

 

Concertos 

Sibelius' Violin Concerto

Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto

Beethoven's Piano Concerto #5

Mozart's Oboe Concerto in C
Grieg's Piano Concerto

Dvorak's Cello Concerto

Books

Harry Potter, JK Rowling 

On WritingStephen King 

Rubato, Paolo Bortolameolli

Predictably Irrational, Dan Ariely

Endless Enigma, Edward Macan

12 Rules for Life, Jordan Peterson

Enlightenment Now, Steven Pinker

The Obstacle is the Way, Ryan Holiday

The Writer's Journey,  Christopher Vogler

The Bitcoin Standard, Saifedean Ammous

Ikigai, Francesc Miralles and Hector Garcia

The Everyday Hero Manifesto, Robin Sharma

The Coddling of the American Mind, Jonathan Haidt

Fundamentals of Music Composition, Arnold Shoenberg

The Art of PossibilityBenjamin Zander and Rosamund Stone Zander

Books  by Richard Bach, Joaquin Barañao,  Aruki Murakami, John Baines and George Gurdjieff 

Drinks

Red Wine

Rusty Nail

Black Beer

Pisco Sour

Orange, carrot, apple, grape, watermelon and pineapple juice