Episodes

June 9, 2021

Episode 12 - Answers to listeners questions

Listeners email me questions about anything pertaining to jazz at: cooltoddcast@gmail.com Occasionally, I select questions from a…

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June 2, 2021

Episode 11 - An interview with the fantastic pianist and organist Mik…

Mike talks about his performing experiences, his Disability Pride Parade, and his soon to be released recording.

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May 26, 2021

Episode 10 - A Conversation with trumpet virtuoso and educator Jon Fa…

A Conversation with trumpet player Jon Faddis.

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May 19, 2021

Episode 9 - A conversation with three-time Grammy Award winner, drumm…

A conversation with three-time Grammy Award winner, drummer Terri Lyne Carrington.

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May 5, 2021

Episode 7 - The Jazz Dance Suites - A conversation with the Charles M…

The Jazz Dance Suites. A collaboration between saxophonist and composer Charles McPherson and the San Diego Ballet. A discussion …

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April 28, 2021

Episode 6 - Listener's questions answered.

From an array of questions that listeners to this podcast have emailed me, I have chosen a few to answer in this episode. The que…

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April 21, 2021

Episode 5 - A conversation with esteemed bassist Ron Carter

Ron Carter discusses aspects of his career, the current pandemic, thoughts on music education, and offers interesting insights on…

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April 14, 2021

Episode 4 - An engaging conversation with Grammy Award-winning pianis…

Bill Charlap discusses his career as a jazz pianist and offers acute insights into the American Popular Song.

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April 7, 2021

Episode 3 - A conversation with the legendary jazz educator and NEA J…

A conversation with the legendary jazz educator and NEA Jazz Master, Jamey Aebersold.

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March 31, 2021

Episode 2 - Todd Coolman recounts the experience of being the bassist…

Todd Coolman recounts the experience of being the bassist for the Horace Silver Quintet for two years.

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March 24, 2021

Episode 1 - Introducing The Cool Toddcast and your host, bassist Todd…

This is the first episode of The Cool Toddcast , about all things jazz. In this episode, I am the subject of a recent interview …

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