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glenn sharp classical guitarist greater manchester
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Manchester based Glenn has been playing the flamenco and traditional Spanish guitar for 25 years now. His set includes improvised flamenco and classical guitar music, perfect for themed events or background music at private functions and weddings.

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Popular Music:
Angie
Autumn Leaves
Blackbird
Diamonds and Rust
Kathy's Song
Scarborough Fair
Songbird
Youv'e got a Friend
Shape of my Heart
Hallelujah
Fields of Gold
Can't help falling in love with you

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
Romanza
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, Giuliani, Mertz, Carcassi and many more

Traditional Wedding:
Bridal March
Joy of Man’s Desiring
Wedding March
Pachebels Canon in D
Gymnopedie No1

Alternative Wedding music:
Alegria
Guajira
Seguidillas
Danse

Other music available by special request

  • A very experienced solo performer and has worked extensively in the European world music scene for over 20 years.
  • performed worldwide with musicians including Nitin Sawhney, Nizar Rohana, Natalia Garcia Huidobro & many more.
  • Previous clients include BBC, Sky Sports, Sony, Channel 4, World Music Network, Starbucks, Manchester City FC & more.

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Default lineup: 1 performer

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.

Clients:
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.

Performances include:
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).

Choose one of the following performance options when you hire Glenn Sharp from Alive Network

  • 2 x 45 minute sets £0
  • 3 x 45 minute sets Add £120
  • 1 x 60 minute set £0