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 highly regarded music program. As a busy sideman Ted has performed with Chet Baker, Freddie Hubbard, Eddie Harris, Jimmy Smith and Joey DeFrancesco. Some of his numerous recording credits include his performances on Doug Riley's recently released CD "Con Alma" and Radioland Records' compilation CD "A Tribute to Wes Montgomery" which features six major Canadian Jazz Guitarists. Ted has been awarded the Jazz Report Award for Best Guitarist of 1997.