1. Cable Car Ride at Hawk's Nest State Park, WV


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    Grab some good headphones...the video is just my excuse to post an original bluegrass instrumental! This is eleven tracks of acoustic and electric guitar with mandolin and bass, "The Cable Car Ride". Although I had a jazz recording out in the '90's (Better Than Dreams) I love performing and writing all types of music. The Hawk's Nest park near Ansted, West Virginia, is a frequent place we visit my wife's relatives, the Oxley family, among others in West Virginia. This is video of the cable car and jet boat rides taken with an inexpensive HP camera and edited on a Mac laptop. We welcome your reactions! - johnsharpband @ gmail.com.

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    • Heitor Villa-Lobos: Prelude #1; Jon Sharp Guitar


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      In Recital: Live performance of Heitor Villa-Lobos's Prelude #1 at the Memorial Chapel, April 2009 San Jose State University Campus.

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      • Triblive with John Sharp


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        • John Sharp, Candidate for U.S. Senate Speaks at Donkeyfest


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          John Sharp is running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison in her bid to run for Texas Governor. Sharp spoke to Denton County Democrats during their yearly celebration of all things Democratic, Donkeyfest.

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          • The Spirit of Aggieland - The Reed House 2013


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            The Texas A&M University System's residence for the Chancellor, comes alive with animated lights for the holidays.

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            • Former Texas Comptroller John Sharp


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              "Democrat John Sharp was elected to the Texas House, Senate and Railroad Commission before serving as Comptroller for eight years. He left that office to run for Lieutenant Governor, losing in 1998 and again in 2002. Sharp recently announced his next statewide race, this time for Kay Bailey Hutchison’s Senate seat." - Evan Smith, Texas Monthly Talks, Broadcast 01.29.09

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              • John Sharp M.D.


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                John Sharp M.D.

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                • Our Love Is Here To Stay


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                  Former Reference Records recording artist John Sharp dedicates his jazz vocal and guitar multi-tracked arrangement to his wife Lynn on the occasion of their 2012 anniversary. An example of the many jazz standards that John performs live... Put on headphones to hear the full quality of the recording John does here on several guitars and 5-string electric bass. Your comments are appreciated...just find John's email on one of his other videos here!

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                  • The Road to Hell is Paved with Serious Games


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                    A short rant by John Sharp on the core problems with the serious games/games for change approach to game-making. Created for the 2010 Games for Change festival rant session organized by Colleen Macklin and Richard Lemarchand.

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                    • Stella By Starlight- Guitar Intro


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                      The video here is not important...it is the audio track that is the reason it is posted. Plug in some studio quality headphones. Listen to the deep, rich tone of this 1978 Aria Pro II guitar, a Japanese made version of the famous Gibson L-5. Also notice the audio effect between the left and right channels. John Sharp, former recording artist for Reference Records of California, is an independent artist based in the Charlotte, North Carolina area. The track here is simply an improvised intro to the Victor Young song, Stella By Starlight. We welcome comments!

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