Todd Steed

Eric Reed Arrives

Sep 23, 2020

Musician and composer Eric Reed has landed in Knoxville and is ready to go.  He sat down with Todd Steed to discuss his new role as teacher. 

Po Hannah chats with Todd Steed about the new release from Los Leslies. 

Taber Gable Returns

Aug 26, 2020
Gerard Beckers

Taber sits down with Todd Steed to talk about his return to Knoxville and share some of the music from his upcoming album. 

Tamar Smithers, the Director of Education and Public Programs, talks with Todd Steed about the opening of the National Museum of African American Music in Nashville. 

 

Todd checks in with Keith Brown at his home in New Jersey.  They discuss his performance at Live at Lucilles, playing with Jazzmeia Horn, the retirment of his father Donald Brown and why he had to put his new record on hold. 

In this episode, Todd sends a love letter to trains, tea and good company.  How does blues fit into jazz?  Why is there an entire episode based in Yazoo City? The Poseidon Adventure, really? Find out all the answers here.

Todd Steed

In episode two, Todd meets with several local musicians to discuss the impact of hurricane Katrina on the New Orleans jazz scene and finds there are lessons from that disaster that could apply to today. 

In episode one, Todd Steed takes a train to New Orleans to explore the very history of jazz. Along the way, he talks to local legends, eats too much fabulous food, and finds himself opening up just enough to dance on the street.

Each of the individual interviews will posted online at the completion of the series. 

Original music performed by Daniel Kimbro, Hunter Deacon, John Harvey,  David Dayoub and Todd Steed. Recorded at Top Hat Recording in Knoxville.

Petra Haden talks with Todd Steed about her upcoming visit to Knoxville and her latest project with her sisters, The Family Songbook.

Vocalist Louis-Virie Blanche stopped by to talk with Todd about his love of jazz and an overlooked musician he wanted to share with our listeners, Big Chief Russell Moore. 

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