Todd Neufeld is an electric and acoustic guitarist, born August 5th, 1981 in Huntington, NY.
Todd has performed and/or recorded as a member of the Lee Konitz Quartet,
Masabumi Kikuchi's TPT Trio, Tyshawn Sorey's Koan, Oblique and other ensembles, Gerald Cleaver's NiMbNl,
Dan Weiss Group, Tony Malaby Group, Samuel Blaser Quartet, Michael Adkins Quintet, Aaron Parks Quintet, Richie Barshay's RB3,
Alexandra Grimal Quartet, Thomas Morgan Quartet, Rema Hasumi's UTAZATA band, Flin VanHemmen trio, Sergio Krakowski Trio, Vitor Goncavles
quartet, Raphael Malfliet Trio and many others. He has performed at various venues, concert halls and festivals across New York, the United States,
Canada, Europe and Japan.
In 2015 Todd co-founded, with Rema Hasumi, Ruweh Records. For the label Todd has produced four albums to date.
On September 25th, 2017 Todd released his debut album as a leader, "Mu'U" on Ruweh Records. The album features
a unique and special two-drummer band of Tyshawn Sorey, Billy Mintz, with Thomas Morgan on bass and Rema Hasumu on vocals.
The band explores a set of Neufeld originals and improvisations in a highly sensitive and dynamic exploration.
Todd attended New York University in 1999, where he studied both English Literature and Music.
It was at NYU that Todd began his study of classical composition and counterpoint.
Throughout this and other periods Todd has benefited greatly from the private teachings of
John Quara, Joe Giglio, Chris Jentsch, Vanderlei Pereira, Bruce Arnold, Tony Moreno and Jeff Slatnick.
Aside from performing, Todd teaches guitar and music to students in the New York area.
Todd currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.