Ted Quinlan is regarded as one of the most versatile guitar players in Canada. His skills are highly in demand as a jazz player, session musician, writer and educator. Ted is the Head of the Guitar Department at Humber College’s Music Program in Toronto. As a busy sideman Ted has performed with Chet Baker, Freddie Hubbard, Jimmy Smith, Joey DeFrancesco, Michael Brecker, Dave Holland, Maria Schneider and Dave Liebman. His debut CD ‘ As If’ received a Juno nomination for Contemporary Jazz. His other numerous recording credits include his performances on Doug Riley’s ‘Con Alma’, Radioland Records’ ‘ Tribute to Wes Montgomery’, Phil Dwyer’s ‘ Road Stories’, Dave Restivo’s ‘ Prayer for Humankindness’ and Ted Warren’s ‘ First Time Caller’. Ted is the recipient of the 1998 Jazz Report Award for Guitarist of the Year.