Alexander Turnquist (born 1988 in Idaho) is an American guitarist and composer. He has released original albums on the VHF record label as well as limited released titles on the Kning Disk imprint and Textura record label. Turnquist's has had comparisons to guitarists Jack Rose, Alex De Grassi, Kaki King, and James Blackshaw as well as contemporary composer Philip Glass.
Turnquist's first widely released album "Faint at the Loudest Hour" (VHF Records 2007) was given high marks with an 8.2 in the popular music review website Pitchfork. His second release with the VHF Records label "As the Twilight Crane Dreams in Color" was named the #6 out of The Silent Ballet top 50 Albums of 2009.
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