Todd Steed

Philadelphia's legendary jazz host talks to Todd Steed about growing up in Philadelphia and the local jazz scene.  This is part of the 'Jazz on the Road' series on Improvisations. 

Kate L photography

Tessa Lark discusses her upcoming performance with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra and her love of the violin. 

Jazz musician Doug Hirlinger discusses his latest project, Dear Philadelphia

Monnette Sudler is a groundbreaking jazz guitarist from Phildelphia with several top notch recordings under her belt.  In this interview with Todd Steed, she talks about those recordings and what it was like to be a female jazz guitarist at a time when such a thing was a rarity. 

Dr. John Stier discusses a UT course designed for students who want to learn how to feed the world. 

UT Professor of Microbiology Dr. Karen Lloyd explains the work of the Deep Carbon Observatory.

Roger Richmond

R.B. Morris talks about his upcoming benefit at the Bijou with Greg Brown, Malcom Holcombe and Mary Gauthier. 

"Sound - Nature - Resonance" is a program of contemporary music that explores the inextricable link between nature and music, and the nature of music. Knoxville based musician Ashlee Booth talks to Todd Steed about her upcoming performance at Union Ave Books with Adam Lion. The pair will perform music of John Luther Adams, Pauline Oliveros, Kaija Saariaho, James Tenney and others.

Acclaimed pianist Joyce Yang and conductor Aram Demerjian dicuss the magic of 'Rach2' and how they prepare for performances. 

UT Poet Goes National

Sep 10, 2018

PhD student Katie Codon was recently published in The New Yorker.  Katie talks with Todd Steed about the poem and process that made it possible.  She also dicusses her work with Grist and The Only-Tenn-Isee.

Note: For those wanting to submit fiction, poetry or non-fiction to Grist, the next deadline is September 15th.