14 Year Old Guitar Phenomenon Quinn Sullivan Featured in Latest Rolling Stone Magazine [VIDEO]
I first heard of Quinn Sullivan from Miki his manager a couple years ago. Quinn was twelve years old at the time. Miki sent me some of his music, and after hearing a few cuts, I called her back to have her set me up an interview. I was amazed that a twelve year old could play that well, and wanted to know more about him. Miki had told me Quinn was as good, if not better, than Johnny Lang (a phenomenon as Kid Johnny Lang) and she should know because she manages both of them.
I remember how laid back Quinn was during the interview, almost as if his talent was no big deal, and he was a pretty humble kid. We talked of the artists he has played with, his music, and his plans for the future. After the interview, I knew he was going to the top, his talent is that good.
Last night while thumbing through this months issue of Rolling Stone Magazine, I caught the headline “Who’s That Kid Playing the Blues? Take a guess who the article was about. You got it, Quinn Sullivan. It turns out in the past couple years,Quinn’s played with the best of the best, and now has a new album, Getting There, coming out June 18th. Last month he played with the Allman Brothers Band, B.B. King, and Eric Clapton at the Crossroads Festival at Madison Square Garden, where he received standing ovations. According to Buddy Guy, “players like Quinn come along once in a lifetime”. He got even more kudos from Keith Richard of the Rolling Stones when he played for Hubert Sumlin’s memorial with Keith and Eric Clapton.
Keep your ears open for Quinn Sullivan, he’s the real deal. I think it’s time for me to place another call to his manager what say? …This kid is going places.
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