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Quintin Gerard W.
Quintin Gerard W. is a native of Norco, Louisiana. He attended Destrehan High School from which he was selected into numerous concert and jazz Honor bands in Louisiana and the New Orleans area. As a result, Quintin Gerard W. was awarded a scholarship in music to Loyola University of New Orleans, LA where he began his studies in Jazz Music Performance and Education. In New Orleans, Quintin Gerard W. began studying saxophone from none other than the “African Cowboy” himself - Earl Turbinton! While at Loyola, Quintin Gerard W. had the opportunity to study under the living Jazz master Ellis Marsalis! In 1989 Quintin Gerard W
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Sax man Quintin Gerard is a Smooth Jazz star! You can hear it. He’s got
He knows what he’s doing and he totally gets it. Case in point, his debut
FNKYSAX. This is a totally first-rate project, and you’ll be hearing tracks
Smooth Jazz Radio for quite some time to come, no question about it. He
how to compose great tunes as well. In fact, all of the tracks are originals.
especially like “Road Games,” “Smooth Jazz Flavor” and “Now and
sound like big hits to me. By the way, this Louisiana native has amassed
pretty impressive credentials since he majored in Jazz studies at Loyola
Orleans and studied under Ellis Marsalis
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