This is my first full-length album in many years. I used to be quite prolific and then I started working in theatre and before I knew it, years had gone by since the last album. Thus began my vision for 2018: “Two Thousand GREATeen.” I decided enough was enough. I’m going to make some changes.… Continue reading Pleasurrection (2019)
Wow! You’re in for a real treat for this extra-spooky show. Featuring Tiffani Marsin-Mayes playing some of her own songs and a few covers. Jason Dooley will be joining me to sing a brand new song, “Scaret!” and Monday Mourning will be doing their own modern interpretive expression to a number of songs I re-released… Continue reading SCARET!
This album was recorded live on July 29, 2018 at Gallery1412. This was part of my free monthly concert series where I performed songs from my anthology, as well as many brand new duets. Singers on this album include Kay Baily, Jack Tusk, Saya Jean, Emma Wilkinson, EmpeROAR Fabulous!!!, and CarLarans. Carlos Snaider on acoustic… Continue reading Birthday Blowout Concert (Live) (2018)
Come see me perform 10 original love songs, live, on the piano! I’ll have my favorite vocalists with me: Jason Dooley and Saya Jean. Stephany Hazelrigg will be opening the evening with her 5-year-old daughter, Malayla Amada. Slam poet Leila Marie Ali will perform a piece she wrote for the event. This will also be… Continue reading Stories and Songs of Love and Healing
Waiting for Weed is a short film about the ethical consumerism and institutional racism in the new age of legal recreational marijuana. Directed by Joe Derr. Written by John Paul Sharp. Starring Jason Dooley and Amy Youngblood, with Navia Panelo, Eric Singletary, Greg Beach, G. Mike West, and Tuna Tempeh. Produced by Writers and Actors Reading… Continue reading Waiting for Weed (2017)
This is an album of traditional Christmas Carols given new life by me, with my friends Saya Jean Burchfield, Jason Dooley, Amy Korker, Rachel Tyrell, Elyse Nakajima, Laurel Clark, and Mary Nelson-Brown. 1. There’s a Song in the Air Words: Josiah Gilbert Holland, from The Marble Prophecy and Other Poems, 1872, and in The Brilliant,… Continue reading I Will Give My Heart (2014)
1. Good Morning to You Music and Lyrics by John Paul Sharp hey, are you feeling okay? I don’t like how you mope for the life that you chose are you feeling alone? Because you could have stayed home, But you didn’t, you’re here, and i’m happy you’re here, you’re a trooper. hey, don’t look… Continue reading Dif’raunt (2014)