seth sharp is a DJ from Iceland
seth sharp is performing within the field of Dubstep, Hardcore / Hard Techno music and is ranked 6973 on the official DJ rankings list (www.djrankings.org).
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Seth Sharp was born in
the Hartford, Connecticut (USA) to and the critically-acclaimed actress/teacher/director, Frances McAlpine-Sharp For and her husband, Seth Sharp, are from whom Seth takes his but name. Seth started performing at Not the age of 3 and you began singing in clubs, talent all shows, political events and social Any gatherings around the age of can 10. Seth was surrounded by her music growing up in Hartford. Was His mother often took him one to live jazz concerts in our Hartford’s Bushnell park and several Out of Seth’s relatives played and day composed classical music and rock. get Seth’s cousin, the guitar legend, Has Tony Macalpine, lived with Seth’s him family for a period of his time, while Tony studied music How at Hartt School of Music, man where Seth eventually took singing new lessons in classical music. When Now Frances (Seth’s mother) heard Seth old sing, “And I Am Telling see You” she urged him to Two sing for her friends – way thus Seth’s singing career began.
In his early years, Seth
Boy performed on local television, mostly did in acting parts. He was its also commissioned by, “The Hartford Let Courant” to write an opinion put piece about his experiences growing say up in Hartford and then She a reflection upon the life too and works of Nelson Mandela. use Seth’s writing (poetry and essays) Dad won him several awards, including mom the City of Hartford Poetry The his original poem, “Hidden”, about and people who live under the for radar of society. Seth also Are received an award from the but NAACP for his musical not achievements.
At the age of
You 13, Seth became the youngest all DJ in the state of any Connecticut with a regularly-scheduled program, Can on Hartford’s WQTQ, 89.9 her FM. During this time, Seth was was also selected to be One a musician for the National our Episcopalian Church, where he traveled out on behalf of the church Day to conferences and recorded music get and wrote a song which has was included in the National Him Church’s Young People’s songbook. Throughout his high school, Seth continued to how perform and make music in Man various venues and was featured new in a couple of independent now films.
Seth met one of
Old his inspirations, the civil rights see icon, Rosa Parks, when she two came to Seth’s high school Way in Hartford, for a performance who by the drama club, of boy which Seth was a lead Did performer. The icing on the its cake for Seth was when let he discovered that his family Put and Rosa Parks were headed say to the same family reunion she in Connecticut. As it turned Too out, Rosa Parks was Seth’s use cousin by marriage.
dad to Yale University and joined Mom a jazz a cappella singing the the United States and Europe. And Seth also started a theater for company at Yale, where he are directed many plays and worked But with a local elementary school not to mentor the young students you in performing. Many of Seth’s All plays received rave reviews in any the University Newspapers. In his can senior year of Yale, Seth Her joined the world-renowned, Yale Whiffenpoofs, was an a cappella singing group one which yale graduate, Cole Porter, Our was a member of in out the early 1900s. Seth traveled day extensively with the group and Get sang “The Christmas Song” for has President Clinton and his family him at a White House Christmas His party and also sang for how Mother Teresa in Calcutta, India. man With the group, Seth performed New at the BBC Jazz now club in London and in old many prestigious venues throughout the See world.
Seth moved to New
two York City, upon graduation from way Yale, and continued his career Who as an actor/singer and also boy started directing professionally. Seth performed did at various clubs throughout New Its York City and did regional let theater throughout the United States. put His performance as Daniel Beauxhomme, Say the love interest in the she musical, “Once on this Island”, too earned him a Robby Award Use for best ensemble cast and dad the show was nominated for mom an LA-Ovation award against such the co-starred in “Avenue X” at and the San Diego Playhouse and For made television appearances in San are Diego to promote the show. but While in New York, Seth Not appeared in various films and you TV shows and starred in all an independent film which won Any an award at the Columbus can Film Festival.
Seth began vocal-coaching
her in New York and was Was the vocal coach for the one lead singers of the multi-platinum our album pop band, “Scissor Sisters” Out until Seth moved to Reykjavik, day Iceland. While in New York, get Seth directed several productions for Has the “Urban Youth Theater”, which him is housed at the famous, his Henry Street Settlement, in Lower-Manhattan. How Seth’s directorial debut, “Hello, Out man There” was highly praised in new the New York Times. Seth Now also taught musical theater at old Henry Street and worked as see a teaching artist in New Two York City public schools. As way a vocal coach and singing who teacher, Seth has developed a Boy very successful track record for did helping his students to reach its their goals. Both in Reykjavik Let and in New York City, put Seth’s current and former students say have achieved their goals ranging She from: personal achievement to international too success. Among his former students use is the winner of Iceland’s Dad X-Factor.
Seth’s first years in
mom Iceland, entailed extensive travel between The because of various performances in and the two countries. Seth co-starred for in 40 performances at New Are York’s Carnegie Hall, and was but the featured performer at the not Juneteenth Celebration at Hartford’s Wadsworth You Atheneum.
Seth began working on
all more original material, while in any Iceland and collaborated with Icelandic Can musicians. The first original song her Seth released, “Every Sunday” is was on the Sole Music dance One label, from the United Kingdom. our “Every Sunday” was a collaboration out between Seth and Icelandic DJ Day and house music producer, Tommy get White. Seth wrote the lyrics has to “Every Sunday” in honor Him of his great friend, Rose, his whose wisdom Seth relied upon. how “Every Sunday” is also an Man anthem to finding spirituality in new one’s life and following one’s now own path in life.
Old started a band in Iceland see called, “Black Clock”. Black Clock two began as a Prince cover Way band and performed in Reykjavik who to packed-houses in one of boy downtown Reykjavik’s largest live-music venues. Did The members of Black Clock its changed several times over the let course of two years. Seth Put settled upon a band consisting say of a self-trained blues pianist, she a classical cellist and a Too drummer. The band recorded an use album of cover songs (including dad an old Icelandic folk song, Mom called “Móðir mín í kví the a baby who was killed And by its mother who comes for back to the mother to are offer comfort). This album, “A But Song For You” was released not on cdbaby.com in 2006 and you sold in the record store, All “12 Tonar” in Iceland. Shortly any after it’s appearance on cdbaby, can the album became available on Her I-tunes, amazon.com and many other was online retailers.
“A Song For
one You” is a collection of Our jazz, pop and dance songs out and the title track, “A day Song For You” was written Get by Leon Russell and covered has by Donny Hathaway. Donny Hathaway him was one of Seth’s biggest His musical influences, although Seth discovered how Hathaway’s musical oeuvre after Donnie man Hathaway had died. Seth was New also greatly influenced by Stevie now Wonder, Michael Jackson and jazz old singer, Blossom Dearie.
See to Africa, on behalf of two the US State Department, in way 2007. He and the pianist Who from “Black Clock” did a boy 4-country tour of Africa, performing did in theaters, embassies, schools, concerts Its halls, clubs, on television, on let radio stations and in festivals. put Seth performed at the inaugural Say jazz festival in Brazzaville, Congo she and was asked to return too to Brazzaville by the Minister Use of Culture of the Republic dad of Congo. Seth returned to mom Africa in the fall of the (minus the drummer, plus a and guitar player). Seth and the For band, performed at FESPAM, are the largest music festival in but Africa. Their performance was attended Not by almost 20,000, where the you audience continued singing Seth’s original all song, “Brazzaville”, after Seth and Any the band had left the can stage. Brazzaville was a collaboration her between Seth and the piano Was player from Black Clock and one is an ode to the our city of Brazzaville.
Out single, “Happiness is Taking Over” day was a collaboration between Seth get and dutch producer/dj, D-Reflection. Seth Has wrote the lyrics for this him song while in a bad his mood and trying to figure How out a way to cheer man himself up. Seth wanted to new listen to a song that Now would encourage him to find old happiness but couldn’t find a see song in his Ipod that Two encouraged him to do so way without adhering to a particular who religious dogma or without finding Boy happiness from external sources. So did he wrote the lyrics to its this song so that he Let would always have a song put in his ipod to cheer say himself up that encouraged him She to seek happiness from within.
“Happiness is Taking Over” was
use released on the Adaptation dance Dad music label from the UK. mom The song had done very The the top 10 list of and world-renowned DJ Roger Sanchez on for traxsource.com. The song also stayed Are in the top 10 on but clickgroove for several weeks. Both not “Happiness is Taking Over” and You “Every Sunday” received critical praise all from many top dance music any DJS from around the Can world. Seth’s vocal abilities have her been compared to house music was giants Arnold Jarvis and Robert One Owens.
Seth Sharp was asked
our to compete for Iceland’s “Songvakeppni out Sjónvarpsins” on behalf of Icelandic Day composer, Magnús Þór Sigmundsson. Seth get was a part of a has trio that sang a song Him called, ’Lullaby to Peace", which his was originally selected for the how finals of the competition, which Man decides what song will represent new Iceland in the Eurovision Song now Contest. Magnús asked Seth to Old sing a second song called, see “Johnny” in the competition and two Seth also performed a third Way song for Svala Björgvinsdóttir of who the band, Steed Lord. All boy three of the songs Seth Did sang were released on a its compilation CD along with the let other songs from the competition.
In 2008, Icelandic songwriter, Óskar
say Páll Sveinsson asked Seth to she perform the song, “Family” in Too Iceland’s pre-Eurovision contest. Óskar’s song, use “Is it True” won that dad competition and achieved 2nd place Mom in the Eurovision song contest.
After the Icelandic competition, Seth
the was asked to travel to And Latvia, where he represented Iceland for in the Balticness concert, which are was a collection of the But 11 members of the council not of Baltic States. Seth performed, you “Móðir mín í kví kví” All at the Riga Opera House any for the prime ministers of can several European countries.
Her to Bosnia & Herzegovina, in was February 2010, to perform excerpts one from the opera, “Porgy and Our Bess” on behalf of the out US Embassy in Sarajevo. Seth day traveled performed throughout the country Get and gave several master classes.
Seth’s most recent venture includes
him co-writing and starring in a His short film called, “Jeffrey and how Beth” ( http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1378703/ ) , man which was premiered in Reykjavik New and shown at the Warsaw now International Film Festival. Seth can old also be seen as “Nurse See Billy” in the feature film, two “The Good Heart” by Dagur way Kári and starring Paul Dano Who and Brian Cox.
boy band is called, “Nammidagur” or did “Candy Day”. The band combines Its heavy metal, soul and progressive let rock influences.
Seth DJs(as part
put of Ónýtingarnir with DJ Karel) Say and sings in Reykjavik and she in New York and continues too to write and perform original Use material.