Quintin Louw, a native of Johannesburg, South Africa, has traveled the world learning, playing and recording music. He toured South Africa with his band 'Mrs. B' before making his way to the ' Guitar Institute of Technology (GIT) at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California.
He studied under such greats as Dan Gilbert, Paul Gilbert, Scott Henderson, Allen Hinds and Ken Steiger and has been influenced by players including Andy Timmons, Jeff Beck, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, and Jimi Hendrix. Shortly after Graduation, Quintin was invited to work with Eternity Guitars at the NAMM show 2008 . His travels then took him to beautiful Utah where he taught an average of 60 students per week at 'The Music School' American Fork. Teaching at the school for just over a year, his highlights included receiving the instructor of the month award and having his band he coached at Jam Camp 2008 in Park City, win the battle of the bands. Here he got to share the stage and work alongside Neil Zazza, Bobby Rock, Corey Christiansen, Jeff Coffin (Dave Mathews, Bela Fleck), Brian Bromberg (Steely Dan) and Virgil Donati (Steve Vai).
2011 Quintin took 1st and 2nd place in the Favored Nations / Eric Mantel Cort Guitar Video Contest
Quintin is passionate about the guitar, music and guitar instruction. Special interests in guitar studies include Modal Improvisation, Melodic Rock Soloing, and Applied Theory. http://www.guitarbyquintin.com