Todd Parks is a Nashville based acoustic/electric bassist. In 2003, after completing two master’s degrees in String Performance and Jazz Studies at the University of Tennessee, Todd moved to Nashville and quickly established himself as an in-demand sideman for a variety of artists from a wide range of genres. Todd’s performance and recording credits include:
The Black Lillies
The Nashville Jazz Orchestra
Throughout his career, Todd has traveled the globe performing in locations as remote as Djibouti, Africa, and as revered as Carnegie Hall. Todd has served as the house bassist for prominent fixtures such as A Prairie Home Companion and Pelicula Films’ Transatlantic Sessions 3 and 4. In 2006, while touring/recording with Jerry Douglas, he and fellow band members supported the Paul Simon Surprise tour. Todd has been touring and recording with mandolin luminary Sam Bush since 2010.
Selected recordings include:
Jerry Douglas – Glide
Jerry Douglas – Jerry Christmas!
Transatlantic Sessions – Series 3 and 4
Becky Buller – ‘Tween Earth and Sky
Sam Bush - Storyman
Andy Wood - Live at the Bijou
Todd proudly endorses the following companies:
Upton Bass, Montgomery Guitars, D’Addario, Fishman, Chadwick Folding Bass, and Aguilar Amplification.