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.
He started playing the guitar aged 12.
Initially self-taught, after a short time
he could master classic songs from
legendary rock bands, such as
Led Zeppelin, Rush and Deep Purple.
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.
Live performances followed, with
tours across The UK and Europe,
including venues such as, Manchester
Apollo, Liverpool Empire and
London's Brixton Academy
He has also played the role of
'Gimmy Page' in the UK’s best
Led Zeppelin tribute acts.
As a songwriter he was awarded
certification from the UK Song writing
Contest, ahead of 6,200 other entries,
judged by The BRIT Trust,
The Guild of International Songwriters
& Composers, The World Music
Foundation and the International
Song Copyright Agency.
Further awards include a IMW Diploma (Merit) in audio sound engineering & production.
In 2013 he signed a publishing
Contract with a major USA
California based music publisher.
Alongside his songwriting, studio and
live work, he now seeks opportunities
to write for film, with a special
admiration for film score writers
Jerry Goldsmith and Ennio Morricone.
Visit ‘Film Music’ page for samples
of his works and more info.
Glenn is also an actor.
You can view his actor website here: www.glennpovey.org
He is also a member of PRS and Equity.