Ted Quinlan is regarded as one of Canada’s top guitar players. His skills are highly in demand as a jazz player, session musician, writer and educator. As a busy sideman, Quinlan has performed with Chet Baker, Freddie Hubbard, Jimmy Smith, Joey DeFrancesco, Michael Brecker, Dave Holland, Maria Schneider and Dave Liebman.
His debut album As If received a Juno nomination for contemporary jazz. It was followed by Streetscape, which features him in a trio setting and Around the Bend, a duo collaboration with piano great Brian Dickinson. His latest recording Absolutely Dreaming was released in the fall of 2019 and has been nominated for a Juno Award for jazz album of the year: solo.
The Ted Quinlan Quartet will perform as part of the TD Toronto Jazz Festival Summer Concert Series, broadcast live from the Long & McQuade Performance Hall at JAZZ.FM91.
The live concert experience in the comfort of your home, the TD Toronto Jazz Festival Summer Concert Series, presented by TD, showcases some of the most dynamic and sought-after musicians in the Toronto jazz scene.
Hosted by TD Toronto Jazz Festival artistic director Josh Grossman, each week the featured musicians will bring the energy of their traditional live performances directly to you. No cover fee, no two-drink minimum.