The Cool Toddcast

The Cool Toddcast

All things jazz. Produced by acclaimed Grammy Award winning jazz bassist Todd Coolman, a variety of subjects related to jazz will be discussed. With over 40 years experience as a jazz musician and educator, Todd will share insider perspectives pertaining to jazz performance, road life, stories about jazz musicians and notable events, jazz improvisation, jazz education, jazz history, jazz criticism and just about anything. Questions provided by listeners will be addressed by Todd and he will also conduct interviews of today's leading jazz artists. lxCdVW958xSBblqVLItV

Recent Episodes

Episode 32 - The Unusual Path Of A Highly Respected Nonagenarian Jazz Musician.

Oct. 27, 2021

Bassist Bill Crow discusses his background and life as a professional jazz musician spanning seventy plus years!

Episode 31 - My Time With Benny Goodman

Oct. 21, 2021

Todd recounts his early years when he was a member of Benny Goodman's quintet and the valuable lessons he learned from the process.

Episode 30 - A Conversation With Master Musician Christian McBride

Oct. 16, 2021

Christian and Todd cover a lot of ground in an energized discussion between two guys in the trenches!

My Life With James Moody

Oct. 6, 2021

Bassist Todd Coolman recounts some of his fondest memories of being a member of the James Moody Quartet for 25 years.

Episode 28 - More Listeners Questions Answered

Sept. 29, 2021

Todd receives several emails from listeners with all kinds of interesting questions about jazz. In this episode, he has taken some of the more interesting questions and provides his answers and insights on a variety of subje…

Episode 28.1 - Addendum

Sept. 29, 2021

This addendum is offered to shore up an omission in Episode 28. If you listened to Episode 28, please be sure to listen to this addendum in order to clear up a previous omission.