Projects

Calaita Flamenco Son

Calaita Flamenco Son

Grounded in authentic Spanish traditions, Calaita Flamenco Son’s innovative flamenco combines passionate vocals, awe-inspiring guitar virtuosity, intense percussion and jazz-inflected saxophone. Diverse musical influences have infused this stunning debut album with exquisite hidden qualities. With Chico Pere - voice, Glenn Sharp - flamenco guitar, Diana Castro - voice, Matt Mickson - flute & sax and Leo Paredes - percussion.

Produced by Glenn Sharp.

Calaita Flamenco Son

Hamsa

Hamsa

Bringing together the music of Jewish eastern Europe, Greece and Turkey, Hamsa take elements of Klezmer, Fasil and Demotika into new repertoire, using rhythms and grooves both reminiscent of the shtetl and the souk. With Merlin Shepherd - Clarinet, Glenn Sharp - Electric guitar, Carol Isaacs - Accordion & Hammond, Guy Schalom - Drums and Simon C Russell - Doublebass.

Debut album produced and mixed by Glenn Sharp.

Hamsa

Manike Music

Manike Music

Glenn frequently collaborates with Manike Music, working as co-composer and session musician. They have worked collectively on numerous projects over the last few years, including 'The Orpheus Project' and 'Richard III' Clients include: Felt Music, Darlow Smithson, Orion Television, Channel 4 and Audio Network.

Manike Music

Mexico - Earth's Festival of Life

Mexico - Earth's Festival of Life

Glenn worked as a soloist on the score for BBC's Mexico - Earth's Festival of Life, composed by Michael Kruk. Glenn recorded Spanish guitar, acoustic guitar and mandolin on this documentary series.

BBC 2

Audio Network

Audio Network

Glenn has composed 6 albums for Audio Network including 'Middle Eastern Themes' with the English Session Orchestra, recorded at Abbey Road. Other music includes traditional Persian and traditional Flamenco collections. Glenn frequently collaborates with other Audio Network composers.

Audio Network

SEGA: Total War

SEGA: Total War

Glenn has worked as a session musician with Creative Assembly / SEGA for the past few years. He has worked on the scores for Napoleon Total War, Rome II, Attila and Warhammer. Aswell as providing sessions on guitar, oud, lyre and other instruments, Glenn also composed solo Spanish guitar pieces for the 'Peninsular Campaign' of Napoleon Total War.

Total War

The Great Wall

The Great Wall

Glenn recorded guitar for the score to 'The Great Wall', composed by Ramin Djawadi. Recorded at Air Lyndhurst, London.

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Arabian Stories - Universal Production Music

Arabian Stories - Universal Production Music

This project is a great accompaniment to any modern Arabian documentary/news program. The music is very authentic, all performed by live musicians who specialise in this genre of music.

UPPM

Jason Singh

Jason Singh

Glenn and Jason have just started a new collaborative project. Watch this space!

Jason Singh

Kefaya

Kefaya

Glenn Sharp and Chico Pere have recorded some traditional flamenco material for the debut album by 'Kefaya', featuring Giuliano Modarelli and Al Macsween.

Kefaya

Baladi Blues Ensemble

Baladi Blues Ensemble

Glenn is a guest artist with Guy Schalom's 'Baladi Blues Ensemble'. In the Baladi Blues Ensemble, Guy unites three of Egypt's most renowned master musicians: saxophonist Ahmed El Saidi, quarter-tone accordionist Sheik Taha and master percussionist Hassan Reevis. The band is joined by frame drum wizard Adam Warne on percussion.

Guy Schalom

Mediterranean Chill

Mediterranean Chill

Here is what happens when a great new Beds and Beats writer goes off on his holidays, studio in hand. The perfect companion to Mediterranean scenes, Spanish productions and chilled vacations.

Beds & Beats / BMG

Arun Shenoy - Rumdadoodle

Arun Shenoy - Rumdadoodle

Glenn has composed and performed flamenco guitar for the debut album by Arun Shenoy. 'Rumbadoodle' is a pop / rock / flamenco fusion album, which was nominated for a GRAMMY Award in 2013.

Arun Shenoy

Catalina Pereda

Catalina Pereda

Glenn is working on a brand new band with Latin and jazz singer Catalina Pereda.

Gone - Stone Flowers with Box Tale Soup

Gone - Stone Flowers with Box Tale Soup

Music Action International present a brand new, original piece of theatre created by the award winning Box Tale Soup and ​refugee music collective ​Stone Flowers.​ Glenn plays electric guitar and electric saz in this theatre show.

Music in Action

Naem Mirza

Naem Mirza

Glenn is currently producing a new album for Nasheed singer Naem Mirza. The music is a contemporary fusion of Islamic Nahseed, RnB and pop, all with a middle eastern twist.

Naem Mirza

Olcay Bayir

Olcay Bayir

Glenn worked as a guitarist and oud player for Olcay Bayir's European shows in 2015 / 2016.

Olcay Bayir

SEGA Napoleon Total war - Peninsular Campaign Music

SEGA Napoleon Total war - Peninsular Campaign Music

Glenn composed and performed 12 Spanish guitar pieces for SEGA Napoleon Total War.

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Los Desterrados

Los Desterrados

Glenn performed with Los Desterrados on their 2013 tour. Playing oud and flamenco guitar.

Los Desterrados

Middle East - Universal Production Music

Middle East - Universal Production Music

Take a trip to Orient. We have the perfect music to accompany your middle east, desert, oriental atmosphere scenes.

Universal

Unfurl - Arcadia

Unfurl - Arcadia

Glenn produced and mixed the album 'Arcadia' by jazz world crossover band Unfurl.

Unfurl

Campari - 'Glas' TV campaign

Campari - 'Glas' TV campaign

Glenn composed the music for Campari's 'Glas' TV advertisement campaign in Switzerland.

Ecuador Tourism - I Discovered

Ecuador Tourism - I Discovered

Glenn composed and performed the music for the 'I discovered' TV ad campaign for Ecuador Tourism. Produced by Siren.

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Jadid Ensemble

Jadid Ensemble

The Jadid Ensemble's debut album Sigh of the Moor is an atmospheric journey through Spain to the Middle-East and beyond. The album features instruments including flamenco guitar, oud, Turkish saz, violin, Middle-Eastern percussion, flutes, neys and mizmar. Written, produced and mixed by Glenn Sharp.

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Session 72 - Live with Nitin Sawhney

Session 72 - Live with Nitin Sawhney

In concert with Aref Durvesh and Nitin Sawhney. Contact Theatre, Manchester.

Tremble - Ballroom Blues (different records)

Tremble - Ballroom Blues (different records)

Tremble are Tracey Elizabeth and Glenn Sharp, who met via Manchester's vibrant music scene and immediately sparked. Ballroom Blues is their debut album, following on from the release of their single "40%". It is a melancholic series of pop songs fused together by dark filters, majestic orchestration and delicate sweeps of guitar.

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Blue Light Fever - S:alt Records

Blue Light Fever - S:alt Records

Experimental album with Matt Preston on Robert Miles' S:Alt records

Salt Records

Ano Throsko - musical for the 21st century

Ano Throsko - musical for the 21st century

Glenn is the guitarist for the world music show 'Ano Throsko - musical for the 21st century' directed by Niko Paterakis. This multi media production debued in may 2011.

Testimony - Nitaishi

Testimony - Nitaishi

Testimony are three singers performing joyful music inspired by African Gospel, Congolese dance music & American R&B. Testimony are led by Emmanuela Yogolelo, a leading member of Beating Wing Orchestra, whose performance with Amadou and Mariam was a sensation at Manchester International Festival 2009.

http://www.testimonygirls.wordpress.com

Manjeet Singh - One

Manjeet Singh - One

Collaborative and production work on the album 'One' on A-Vibe records.

Manjeet Singh

Robert Sudall

Robert Sudall

Glenn recently recorded oud on the latest EP by Robert Sudall.

Rober Sudall

Cultural Collage World Music Festival

Cultural Collage World Music Festival

The Cultural Collage World Music Festival has been set up to celebrate the music of the many cultures who have chosen to make their home in Manchester - one of the most celebrated musical cities in the world. World music events will be held in venues across Manchester over a 12 day period.

CCWMF

Nomad Cafe - live world music night in Manchester

Nomad Cafe - live world music night in Manchester

Glenn is the co-promoter of Manchester's 'Nomad Cafe'. Live world music and DJs. Different venues across Manchester City Centre. 'Nomad Cafe' offers quality live music in intimate venues. Previous artists include Nizar Rohana, Giuliano Modarelli, Jali Nyonkoling Kuyateh, Awad Abusin and Behar.

http://www.myspace.com/nomadcafemcr

Tracey Elizabeth

Tracey Elizabeth

Collaborative songwriting and production, post 'Tremble'

Tracey Elizabeth