The World Guitarist

Flamenco | Arabic | Mediterranean

Highly sought after Flamenco and Spanish guitarist based in Manchester. He is a very experienced solo performer and has worked extensively in the European world music scene for over 20 years.

Biography

The World Guitarist is a highly sought after flamenco and Spanish guitarist based in Manchester. 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. Aswell as flamenco guitar, Glenn plays many other instruments including Arabic oud and Turkish saz. He has performed worldwide with musicians including Nitin Sawhney, Nizar Rohana, Natalia Garcia Huidobro, Sheikh Taha, Chico Pere, Guy Schalom and Merlin Shepherd and has studied with flamenco guitarists including Juan Martin, Paco Peña and Francisco Morales. Glenn is the guitarist for ‘Calaita Flamenco Son’, the ‘Jadid Ensemble’, ‘Baladi Blues Ensemble’ and ‘Hamsa’ to mention a few.

Glenn 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.

Glenn 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.

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Alegria
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Ceremony Alegrias
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Granadina
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Rondena

Testimonials

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"Glenn is a world class artist"

World Music network

"Glenn's playing is sometimes beautiful, sometimes fiery and brutal"

Streets Ahead

"The event was fabulous - everything went without a hitch! Glenn was wonderful and so professional, he looked fantastic. I would certainly use you all again."

Nightingale House Hospice

"Glenn was absolutely brilliant and did a fantastic job – he’s so talented. He even did longer than he should have so it was v. good of him."

Hospitality Action

"Glenn was superb on the day, it was everything we expected and more - many people made comments saying how good he was - I totally agree. The day was a great success. If I were planning a function I would choose Glenn again."

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Repertoire

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)

Canción 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

Wedding

Bridal March

Joy of Man’s Desiring

Wedding March

Pachebel's Canon

Alternative Wedding Music 

Alegria

Guajira

Seguidillas

Danse

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Timing Requirements:

The World Guitarist can be hired as a 20 - 40 minute headline act for corporate and private events.  Alternatively, he does perform background music for cocktails receptions with up to 3 hours of music. Additional times can be negotiated. 

Song Requests:

The World Guitarist can perform specific songs for your event should you have a request. He is constantly updating his repertoire list so please do enquire if you can't find what you're looking for.

Travel:

Travel expenses are included unless your location is further afield. The World Guitarist does perform internationally but additional expenses will incur for flights and accommodation - Please enquire for further details.

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