Todd Steed

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. 

Todd Steed / Mr.

Con Hunley discusses the Nashville years, performing at the White House and going to South Africa with Big John Tate in the final episode of the Raised in Knoxville podcast. 

Cas Walker Stories

Aug 28, 2019
Tamis

There is an epic Cas Walker book the works. The Raised in Knoxville podcast visits with Dr. Ernest Freeberg of the UT History Department to get the early scoop on what delights await the potential readers

Vancy Thompson stops by to talk with Todd Steed about the bustling and beautiful output of the KJO. 

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