Sarge, a fine harmonica player, is endorsed and sponsered by Lee Oskar, of WAR fame, and owner of the Lee Oskar Harmonica Company. Lee Oskar has come to Phoenix, Arizona, on five occasions to do benefit concerts that Sarge and his wife and business partner, Leslie Nan Lintecum, conceived of and organized.
Sarge has a powerful voice and stage presence. He performs at concerts and veterans' events around the nation.
Sarge and Leslie have home taught their four children, (all now grown), and Sarge teaches: poetry, the Vietnam War, haiku poetry, performance art poetry, by personal appearances for ten and twenty day workshops through the Arizona Commission on the Arts Residency Roster. Grants are available to cover half of the cost.
"Harmonicas Against Hunger" for Saint Mary's Food Bank featuring Lee Oskar and Sarge took place at the Rhythm Room Blues Bar two years in a row (1992 and '93). Lee also did a benefit with Sarge and Leslie for the Vietnam Veterans of America Post #432, Phoenix Chapter. Sarge and Leslie do benefits for the CASS Homeless Shelter in Phoenix and many other charities with great need.
Speaker & Master of Ceremonies
Sarge is much in demand as a speaker at schools, clubs, churches, and on radio, and TV. Audiences of all ages find Sarge captivating, thought provoking, and informative. Sarge is an entertainer, and that really shows when he hosts an event. Sarge has hosted hundreds of poetry events, a series of AIDS benefits, and all of the benefits and shows that he and Leslie produce.