Todd Steed

Marianne Wanamaker, an associate professor of economics in the Haslam College of Business, has been named to the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board co-chaired by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump.

Wanamaker will join the CEOs of Apple, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Siemens USA, Visa, SAP America, Walmart, Lockheed Martin, and Home Depot as well as other private sector professionals, the governors of Iowa and Indiana, and leaders of education institutions and nonprofits.

Mark Boling's Trio Life

Feb 19, 2019

Guitarist Mark Boling and bassist Jon Hamar sit down with Todd to discuss their upcoming performance at Live at Lucille's. 

Hidden away on a warm island, Carla Bley and Steve Swallow check in with Todd Steed about their enthusiasm for returning to Knoxville.  At the end of the interview, Todd makes an impossible promise to secure their happiness. 

She wowed us first on the Grammys in 2018 and then blew us away with her performance with the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra. Vocalist Jazzmeia Horn stopped by WUOT and talked with Kelle Jolly and Todd Steed about her current world, why she makes her own clothes, and her upcoming plans. 

Aram Demirjian discusses the upcoming KSO performance of Timeless Romance.  He also shares his thoughts on different concert halls, the Boston Red Sox and more. 

Jazz pianist and composer Michael Wolff bounces back with some of his best work yet.   Bounces back from what? From where?  Todd Steed gets to the bottom of these and other questions.

Carissa Stolting, Managing Director of the Big Ears Festival, talks with Todd Steed about some of her favorite performers coming to Knoxville in March. 

The Poetry of Jazz

Feb 6, 2019

Benjamin Boone talks about his latest recording, The Poetry of Jazz, Volume 2.  He also recalls his time at UT with Donald Brown, Jerry Coker and more. 

Student, staff, and faculty writing and artwork have been published in a new book from UT Libraries, From the Remains: Reflections on “Station Eleven.”

The book contains the responses of select first-year students, staff, and faculty to the postapocalyptic novel Station Eleven, a 2014 finalist for the National Book Award and the Life of the Mind reading selection for members of UT’s Class of 2021.

Todd Steed talks with Robin Bedenbaugh, Brooks Clark and Anna Franklin about this project


All About Jazz

Jan 29, 2019

Todd Steed talks with Michael Ricci, the founder of the website All About Jazz.