Quinn Sullivan

Quinn Sullivan (born 26 March 1999 in New Bedford, Massachusetts) is an American blues musician.

Quinn Sullivan began playing guitar at age three. He came early with the Beatles and the Blues in touch, as his father Terry has an extensive DVD and music collection. With five years Quinn played in the regional children's band Toejam band. At this time, the local television became aware of him. The Boston television station WB 56 brought a first report and on Fox 25 he was playing with his father's band A Day in the Life his first song Sing Dance and Clap Your Hands and The Thrill is Gone with a classic BB King. At six years old, Quinn appeared at The Ellen DeGeneres Show with the Beatles song Twist and Shout and received a Gibson ES -335 as a prize, which also plays Eric Clapton.

His raw talent led him to him on 14 April 2007 Buddy Guy together, who played on this day in Quinn's hometown of New Bedford. Quinn's father Terry Sullivan got his eight- year-old son a backstage meeting with Buddy Guy to let the black and white sign Squier Stratocaster. Guy asked the second-graders whether he could also play. Quinn played in front of something and Buddy Guy was so excited that he got Quinn on stage and played with him Sweet Home Chicago. Guy tested it with riffs of Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix and Quinn played everything clean after what he played him. Buddy Guy was so convinced of the quality of the boy, that he decided to deal with the talent. Four years later, Buddy Guy said in an interview on the occasion of a concert with Quinn at BB King's Club in New York: "He is the greatest talent of the last 30-40 years. "

Buddy Guy took Quinn since 2007 regularly on tour when it allowed the time. Quinn's parents are very conscious of his academic perspectives and Buddy Guy, who never earned a high school diploma and saw its personal and educational progress as a core element. A normal life as a teenager in New Bedford and in the big wide world on stage with the legends of the blues and rock and roll.

A milestone in the history of the young Quinn was the solo part in " Who's Gonna Fill Those Shoes " by Grammy nominated album " Skin Deep " by Buddy Guy 2008. He managed to appear as the youngest musician of all time on the legendary Montreux Jazz Festival. 2013 played the 14 -year-old Quinn, along with Buddy Guy and Robert Randolph on the organized by Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival and there was a standing ovation before a packed house at Madison Square Garden in New York City.