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, producer, writer and educator. Ted is the Head of the Guitar Department at Humber College in Toronto. As a busy sideman Ted has performed with Chet Baker, Freddie Hubbard, Jimmy Smith and Joey DeFrancesco. His recording credits include his Juno nominated CD "As If", "Con Alma" with Doug Riley, Phil Dwyer's "Road Stories", "Prayer for Humankindness" by Dave Restivo", Radioland's "A Tribute to Wes Montgomery" and "First Time Caller" by Ted Warren. Ted has also performed on many jingles and movie soundtracks including David Cronenberg's "Crash". Ted is the recipient of the 1998 Jazz Report Award for Guitarist of the Year.