Music Resume:

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Instrument Skills

Alto & Soprano Saxophones, Guitar, Clarinet, Flute, Piano & Keyboards, Drums, Bass Guitar & Vocals. Full implementation of MIDI. Home studio sequencer. Invented, trademarked and fully implement pyrotechnic-like fire/smoke/sparks from Saxophone and Guitar.

Performance Experience

1976-Present

Party Central, My own entertainment Company, providing Live Bands and DJs, as well as family entertainment.

10/91-7/96

The Joe Sharino Band, 30's to 90's Pop. San Francisco Bay Area and special appearances throughout the United States. Backed up bands including America, The Drifters, Peter Noone. Were backed up by Emma Lou Harris. Various Magazine and Newspaper articles - featuring my Pyro Sax™ Show in particular.

12/89-2/90

Franky Flame & Ruthless Fun, Classic Rock & Roll, Bay-area. Band appears at various Bay-area clubs on Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays.

7/89-3/91

Duo with Steve Oliver, Light Jazz, New Age, Melting Pot, Walnut Creek, California. Special appearances throughout the Bay Area.

6/85-4/87

Hughie Burns and the County Line, Rhythm & Blues, Country and Rock. Five nights per week at the Silver Spur Saloon, W. Palm Beach, Florida.

10/83-3/84

La Creation Latina, Latin, La Paella, Lake Worth, Florida. One of our Singles ("El Gordo") achieved "Top Ten" status on Latin charts in New York.

6/81-8/82

Guide, an all original Pop band, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Summer, multi-city tour of United States and Puerto Rico.

4/81

Hello Dolly, Musical Theater, Barean Academy, West Palm Beach, Florida.

10/79-5/80

"Wings", an original band, Thousand Oaks, California. Toured key cities in United States and Europe.

10/78-8/79

Funky Tropical, Top 40, Funk, West Palm Beach, Florida.

4/76-12/78

Brass Machine, Top 40, Jazz, Dance, Lake Worth, Florida.

Production Experience:

1998

Controlled multi-media presentation of Silicon Valley Convention of Hi-Tech Chip Manufacturers. Over 2,000 present at Santa Clara Marriott.

1994-1996

Utilized high-energy show with fire-spewing Sax. Co-choreographed stage performances.

1990-1991

Bay Cable Television, San Francisco. Television Camera Operator. Administered "roaming" techniques that resulted in praise from director and crew.

1988

Manny Belina and Phoenix, Top 40, Fontainbleau Hilton, Miami Beach, Florida. Planned and operated dazzling light show, including follow spotlight.

6/85-4/87

Hughie Burns and the County Line. Choreographed acrobatics involving special effects with pyrotechnics. Sound engineer.

1974-1976

Television Camera Operator and Studio Director for live broadcasting. Directed 3 cameras.

I have had the privilege of performing with many members of/and groups along the way including:


Music has been instrumental in my travel to other Countries, with a cumulative time spent of a year.


Production Resume:

"Party Central", My own Entertainment company, Provide DJ services with live Sax, Guitar, Flute and Clarinet. Extensive light show including par lighting, laser lights, mirror ball, sound-activated dance lighting, fog, and of course - my invention of fire sax. Energy levels include, but are not limited to - (all while playing), spinning on back, jumping up to 7 feet, sliding on knees, jumping on one leg with other raised (can do for extended solos and large rooms), playing from various platforms at various locations in dancing area. Extensive use of fire and colored smoke and fog.

A/V Show - Chartered Semiconductor Marketing, Santa Clara Marriott, worked with Audio Video Technical Services facilitating one-day video show involving computer slide show (which I directly controlled), multiple wirelessmic systems, 24-channel sound-reinforcement board, and lighting as well as closed-circuit screens and monitors. Co-directed event.

"The Joe Sharino Band", 30's to 90's Pop Band. Performed stage show, ran lighting effects. Bay Area and special appearances throughout the United States. Backed up bands including America, The Drifters, Peter Noone. Were backed up by Emma Lou Harris. Various Magazine and Newspaper articles featuring the band, and me in particular.

"Manny Belina and Phoenix", Top 40, Fontainbleau Hilton, Miami Beach, Florida. Planned and operated dazzling light show, including follow spotlight.

"Hughie Burns and the County Line". Choreographed acrobatics involving special effects with pyrotechnics. Sound engineer.

Bay Cable Television, San Francisco. Television Camera Operator. Administered "roaming" techniques that resulted in praise from director and crew.

First Baptist Church, West Palm Beach. Television Camera Operator/Studio Director for LIVE broadcasting of services. Directed 3 cameras.

Additional Experience:
Invented a pyrotechnics show that I use with my Saxophone and Guitar using electromechanical devices and chemicals. Solder ALL connections and make all cords custom.

Worked with DC electronics since 1978. Rebuilt many small engines. Good knowledge of electrical systems. Design and build electrical and speaker systems. Extensive use of computers for designing, music, lighting and Internet/.pdf uses.

Developed a labeling method for temporarily labeling removable media. This implementation enables the user to insert the media into the drive without removing the label or causing any damage. The label, however, is easily removed by the user.

Developed a new way to apply Xylon on plastic rivets. Adhesion rate improved 53%. Applauded by Quality Control. Given "Employee of the Month" award.

Related Education:
Power Mechanics, Studied gas and steam turbine engines and gasoline engines, electronics, and welding. GPA-4.0

Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA, A/C Electronics. GPA - 4.0