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 59 - A Hang With Veteran New York Saxophonist Dick Oatts

May 11, 2022

Todd and Dick discuss their paths in music and the multitude of lessons they have learned from their peers.

Episode 58 - A Get Together With A Fine Drummer, Teacher, And Friend, John Riley

May 4, 2022

John and Todd discuss their beginnings upon arriving in New York, and what has transpired since.

Episode 57 - Great Insights From Esteemed Saxophonist Steve Wilson

April 27, 2022

Steve and Todd cover a lot of ground discussing various aspects of life as a jazz musician.

Episode 56 - A Conversation With Dutch Bassist Joris Teepe

April 20, 2022

Todd and Joris get into a wide ranging discussion about their experiences in the music business.

Episode 55 - A Conversation With Saxophonist And Educator Walter Smith III

April 13, 2022

Walter and Todd touch on a variety of subjects pertaining to Walter's background and recent activities.

Episode 54 - Randy Brecker Discusses Various Aspects Of His Illustrious Career

April 6, 2022

Randy touches on several subjects that illuminate what it takes to become a first call musician on today's New York scene.