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.
Ted Quinlan - guitar
Brian Dickinson - piano
Kieran Overs - bass
Ted Warren - drums
Presented by TD.
Made possible with the support of Ontario Creates.
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 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. 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.
Ted’s other numerous recording credits include his performances on Mike Downes’ Juno winning CD’s “Ripple Effect” and “Root Structure”, Doug Riley's "Con Alma", Radioland Records' " Tribute to Wes Montgomery", Phil Dwyer's " Road Stories", Dave Restivo's " Prayer for Humankindness", Ted Warren's " First Time Caller", David Clayton-Thomas’ “Combo” and “Canadiana”, Nancy Walker’s “New Heiroglyphics” and “ ‘Til Now Is Secret”, Mark Kelso’s “The Chronicles of Fezziwig” and Dan McCarthy’s “City Abstract”. Ted is the former Head of the Guitar Department at Humber College's Music Program in Toronto.