Josh Quinlan is a saxophonist, composer and educator based in Colorado. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in Jazz Studies from the University of Colorado and is a graduate of the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music (BM) and DePaul University (MMA). Josh is currently an Instructor of Jazz Studies at the University of Colorado, music faculty member at Denver School of the Arts, Director of Education for the Colorado non-profit Gift of Jazz, Director of the Dazzle Recordings label and Co-Director of the Telluride Jazz Celebration Educational Program. Josh has toured and taught in South America, Asia, Australia, Europe and North America.
Josh Quinlan Q'tet is releasing their third album in 2016 with the assistance of the Pathways To Jazz Grant. In From Somewhere, features the long time group of Quinlan and includes the world-renowned trumpeter, Terell Stafford. The music is comprised of ten of Josh's original compositions.