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Glenn Sharp

Music

Overview

  • Solo Flamenco/Spanish guitarist
  • Mixture of improvised flamenco and traditional Spanish music
  • Perfect for themed events or for background ambience
  • Additional Flamenco musicians also available

Location

Glenn is based in Manchester and plays extensively in the North West and across the UK.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 45 minute sets with a 30 minute break

About this Act

Glenn is a professional flamenco and Spanish guitarist based in Manchester. He has performed numerous solo gigs and his work has appeared on many recordings. He has studied with some of the leading guitar teachers including Juan Martin (UK) and Francisco Morales (Seville), and has performed with numerous world music artists including Nitin Sawhney, Aref Durvesh, Guy Schalom, Sheikh Taha, Giuliano Modarelli and Nizar Rohana.

He brings passion and flair to his music which combines traditional falsetas with his own technically excellent improvisations. As well as his solo work, Glenn is the guitarist for ‘Calaita - flamenco son’ and flamenco dance troupe Candela. He is also the composer and producer of the ‘Jadid Ensemble’, Arabic, flamenco and Turkish fusion.

He started to learn classical guitar at the age of eight and has studied at various music colleges including Dartington College of Arts and University College Salford, where he took a degree in popular music and sound recording. Since then, Glenn has been working as a professional guitarist, composer and producer in the UK.

Glenn started to play flamenco in the mid 1990s and since then it has been his passion. He now performs regular solo concerts and in bars and restaurants and private functions. Glenn plays a mixture of improvised flamenco and traditional Spanish guitar which is perfect for themed events or for background ambience.

Set List

Set List.

Improvised:
Solea
Granadina
Taranta
Seguiriya
Buleria
Alegria
Tientos
Guajira
Farruca de Candela
Peteneras
Solea por buleria
Buleria (Am)
Buleria (Em)
Farruca
Tientos de Candela
Buleria de Imogen
Columbiana

Pieces:
Curvas
El primero Fandango
Rumba de Bernado
La guitarra vieja (farruca)
Cancion Pampeana
Moorish Dance
Dance of the Miller
Pamplona
Arisqueando
Malaguena
Orient
Danse Espagnole
El Vito
Fandanguillo
Fandangos (Juan Grecos)
Andalusian dance (Tarrega)
Alegria
Seguiriya
Rumores de la caleta
Seguidillas
Danse
Bolero
El Testamen de N’amelia
Homenaje (Le Tombeau de Claude Debussy)
Evocacion (Jose Luis Merlin)
Seguiriyas de Montoya
El Mirador
Fandango (Luis Maravilla)
Fandango (Vincent Lindsey-Clark)
Alegrias por Rosas
Peteneras
Farruca
Guajiras

Additional Classical:
Music by Sor, Catalyud

Lineup

  • Solo Flamenco / Spanish guitarist

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