Electronic Empires are Glenn Sharp, Jaydev Mistry and Bushamann. This project was born out of an Arts Council commission in association with the Band on the Wall. Bringing together experimental electronica with heavy beats, dub bass and Indian Classical sounds. The project featured guests Jasdeep Singh Degun, Olivia Moore, Denis Jones, Jote Osahn, Alan Keary and Renu Hossain. Now, Electronic Empires continues to explore new musical boundaries with these 3 Manchester musicians at the core.
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.
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.
Glenn is working as a guitarist with sitarist Jasdeep Singh Degun. Jasdeep's debut record is a contemporary Indian album currently in production. In association with Sky Arts Awards.
A animated film currently in production at Tiny Elephants Studio.
A story from ancient Greece using clay models and stop motion animation. Music by Glenn Sharp.
DVD and CD of 'All Because of Love' by Seyed Ali Jaberi live at RNCM. Produced and mixed by Glenn Sharp.
Glenn has composed 8 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Glenn recorded guitar for the score to 'The Great Wall', composed by Ramin Djawadi. Recorded at Air Lyndhurst, London.
Glenn and Jason have just started a new collaborative project. Watch this space!
Glenn Sharp and Chico Pere have recorded some traditional flamenco material for the debut album by 'Kefaya', featuring Giuliano Modarelli and Al Macsween.
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.
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.
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.
Glenn is working on a brand new band with Latin and jazz singer Catalina Pereda.
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.
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.
Glenn worked as a guitarist and oud player for Olcay Bayir's European shows in 2015 / 2016.
Glenn composed and performed 12 Spanish guitar pieces for SEGA Napoleon Total War.
Glenn performed with Los Desterrados on their 2013 tour. Playing oud and flamenco guitar.
Take a trip to Orient. We have the perfect music to accompany your middle east, desert, oriental atmosphere scenes.
Glenn produced and mixed the album 'Arcadia' by jazz world crossover band Unfurl.
Glenn composed the music for Campari's 'Glas' TV advertisement campaign in Switzerland.
Glenn composed and performed the music for the 'I discovered' TV ad campaign for Ecuador Tourism. Produced by Siren.
In concert with Aref Durvesh and Nitin Sawhney. Contact Theatre, Manchester.
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.
Experimental album with Matt Preston on Robert Miles' S:Alt records
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 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.
Collaborative and production work on the album 'One' on A-Vibe records.
Glenn recently recorded oud on the latest EP by Robert Sudall.
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.
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.
Collaborative songwriting and production, post 'Tremble'