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1 flamenco guitar
Glenn is a highly sought after flamenco and Spanish guitarist. He is a very experienced solo performer and has worked extensively in the European world music scene for over 20 years. He is also an in demand recording artist, producer and composer with recent work including Grammy nominated and Ivor Novello winning projects. As well as flamenco guitar, he plays many other instruments including Arabic oud and Turkish saz.
He plays a mixture of improvised flamenco and traditional Spanish classical guitar which is perfect for themed events, weddings, private parties and corporate events. His solo guitar performances are spellbinding and offer everything from soothing Spanish classical to fast and fiery flamenco. He brings passion and flair to his music which combines traditional falsetas with his own technically excellent improvisations.
Additional flamenco musicians available on request.
Solo Arabic oud music also available.
‘Glenn Sharp is a world class artist’ – world music network
‘Glenn's playing is sometimes beautiful, sometimes fiery and brutal’ – streets ahead
He has performed worldwide with musicians including Nitin Sawhney, Nizar Rohana, Natalia Garcia Huidobro, Hossam Ramzy, Gloria Lopez-Castejon, Chico Pere, Guy Schalom and Araceli Garcia. He has studied with flamenco guitarists including Juan Martin, Paco Peña and Francisco Morales. Glenn is the guitarist and producer of Calaita Flamenco Son as well as guitarist for numerous other bands.
Harvey Nicols, Manchester United Ltd, RIBA, DSG International, Starbucks, Manchester City FC, Astellas Pharma, Royal College of Nursing, Royal Exchange Theatre, Band on the Wall.
WOMAD Festival, The Big Chill, The Bridgewater Hall, Bestival, New Morning (Paris), Sala Maladar (Seville), Gasteig (Munich), The Royal Exchange Theatre, Musicport Festival, Kleztival (Brazil). Lanjaron Festival (Spain), The Howard Assembly Room, The Royal Conservatoire (Glasgow), Cecil Sharp House, Sfat Festival (Israel), Teatro Avenida (Portugal), Tunnel Sahne (Istanbul), Klezmer Festival (Germany).