Guitarist & Musician/Composer


Glenn’s guitar influences include: Jimmy Page,

Alex Lifeson, Gary Moore, Michael Schenker,

Jimi Hendrix, Dave Gilmour, Ritchie Blackmore,

Van Halen and Yngwie Malmsteen.

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He started playing the guitar aged 12 years old. Initially self-taught, after a short time he could

master classic songs from legendary rock bands,

such as Led Zeppelin, Rush and Deep Purple.

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Aged 16 he joined his first covers rock band,

then progressing on to original bands, including

The ‘Figgy Fox Banned’ as featured on the

BBC2 documentary ‘Present Imperfect.

The TV show used one of their songs, that he composed, as the theme music to the programme.

The song also reached No 1 in the UK. Demo chart.

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Then he joined ‘Bedouin’ featuring Alan Davey

& Dan Thompson, (both ex-Hawkwind).

A studio and live album followed, with live performances across the UK and Europe,

including UK major venues such as:

Manchester Apollo

Liverpool Empire

London's Brixton Academy


He has also played the role of 'Gimmy Page' in the UK’s best Led Zeppelin tribute acts.

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As a songwriter he was awarded certification from the UK Song writing contest,

ahead of 6,200 other artists. The judges included:


JEFF BECK

The BRIT Trust

Guild of International Songwriters & Composers

The World Music Foundation

International Song Copyright Agency

 

Further awards include a IMW Diploma (Merit)

in audio sound engineering & production.

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In 2013 he signed a publishing contract with a major USA - California based music publisher.

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Alongside his songwriting, studio and live work,

he now seeks to write for TV & Film.

Visit ‘Studio & Media’ page for samples of his works, and more information.


Glenn is also an actor

You can view his actor website here:

http://www.glennpovey.site


He is also a member of  PRS and Equity