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Wayne Sharp & The SharpShooter Band / Press

“When Michael Burks invited him to join his band, Wayne Sharp put a promising solo career on hold and never looked back until Burks’ untimely passing in 2012. After establishing himself as an integral part of the Michael Burks Band sound for twelve years, Sharp picked up where he left off and is now carving out his own legacy with the release of “Living With the Blues,” a solo project started before his musical journey with the “Iron Man.” Wayne Sharp’s music is a well- crafted blend of deep southern soul, Cajun rhythms and roadhouse rock that he and his SharpShooter Band deliver with precision and style. His original songs are honest and heartfelt, conveying the spirit and wisdom acquired from years of traveling on the road and around the world. “Southern Storm” is rich in imagery and deep in emotion, each verse and chorus ebbing and flowing like ocean waves. “Runnin’ Out of Time” is another deeply soulful gem, with Wayne giving his most powerful and poignan”

Steve Cagle, KVMR Radio Broadcaster & Writer, "Blues Spectrum", Nevada City, CA - LIVING TO TELL IT WITH DEEP SOUL AND STYLE

“His face painted in the back cover of the CD and the internal picture of Wayne Sharp with children, friends and family, I said absolutely nothing a physiognomic trait level, the surname awakened some vague memory… Then I started to hear the CD, the first track sounds like Wang Dang Doodle indeed is "Wang Dang Doodle”, a nice blues with hammond organ and two solo guitars and a pleasant vocione who knows how to treat the topic http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYxAHL-VjXU. Then you go deeper in the notes and see that Wayne is like some "brothers in Blues", including Lamar Williams, with whom, along with Jaimoe, had shared a band at the beginning of the 80 's, from the Allman Brothers. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwPrNThQZ28. But the name that leaps to the eye is that of Michael Burks, who Sharp has shared four albums for Alligator and a dozen years on the road, as organist of his band and everything becomes clearer. Another bluesman, which makes record debut, the class is the”

Bruno Conti - Pubblicato in Carbonari

“Wayne Sharp of the Wayne Sharp & The SharpShooter Band, you put on a killer show at Lili Marlene’s [Seville Quarter]. - Podcast Feb. 2014”

"NAILED IT! I knew the CD was gonna be good, but not THIS good. TOP SHELF!" – CD Review - Wayne Sharp & The SharpShooter Band "Living With The Blues" – April 2013

“Interview with organ player Wayne Sharp, a recognizable and known talent on the Blues & Rock circuits...”

“I've known Wayne Sharp for a few years and every time we talk I hear something about him that surprises me. When I met Wayne he was on tour with the Michael Burks Band and had been for more years than I have fingers to count them on. I've come to know him as a great B-3 player, a genuine Bluesman and we've become fast friends in a short time.”

Casey Reagan - Blues-E-News