Guitarist & Musician/Composer
Glenn’s main 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 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.
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.
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.
As a songwriter he was awarded certification from the UK Song writing contest, ahead of 6,200 other artists. The judges included:
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 and in 2013 he signed a publishing contract with a major USA music publisher.
Alongside his songwriting, studio and live work, he now seeks to write for TV & Film. Visit POND 5 for royalty free, original works. Or for bespoke pieces, contact Glenn directly here: firstname.lastname@example.org
Glenn is also an actor: https://www.glennpovey-actor.site
He is also a member of PRS and Equity