The Authors

Les Davidson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, and has been a professional guitar player in a wide variety of musical settings. He’s worked with major names such as Leo Sayer, Jon Anderson, Barbara Dickson, Paul Rodgers, Donovan, Mick Taylor, Greg Lake, Shakin’ Stevens, Danny Thompson, Bill Wyman, Dizzee Rascal, and Eddie ‘Cleanhead’ Vinson, and played on TV programmes (Not The Nine O' Clock News, Lenny Henry, Steve Coogan, The Young Ones, Red Dwarf, Goodness Gracious Me, Spitting Image), film soundtracks (Riff Raff, Half Moon Street, Morons From Outer Space), and for many West End and theatre shows. Les has a BMus degree, and teaches at BIMM  London.


Jacob Quistgaard - better known as Quist -  is an award-winning guitarist, originally from Denmark. After receiving a scholarship to study jazz at London’s Royal Academy of Music, he’s gone on to work with artists as diverse as Bryan Ferry, Jamie Cullum, Alison Moyet, Valerie June and Andy Grammer. He has performed everywhere from the Royal Albert Hall to the Santa Barbara Bowl and Glastonbury Festival, and appeared on countless radio and TV shows. Recording sessions include the Future Cut-produced How Ya Doin'? by Little Mix, ft. Missy Elliott, and Heart On A String with Valerie June. He’s a regular contributor to Guitar Techniques magazine, and his own music has had  over  20 million views on YouTube. When  he's not on tour, Quist lives in Los Angeles  where  he composes music, co-writes for other artists and creates new music for his fast-growing YouTube channel QuistJam.