Trained in classical guitar from age 8, Philippo absorbed as many musical influences as he could ... jazz, blues, rock and much world music. Both his European and North American roots, as well as his two years spent in Brazil are evident on this CD . A trip to Spain inspired many of the compositions here . There are also excursions into some Eastern flavors . Allow this CD to take you on a journey ! Philippo currently resides in Los Angeles, composing and performing regularly.