Saturday Night Jazz

Saturdays, 7p - 10pm
Eddie Dunn

Get a three-hour workout in America's true art form with Eddie Dunn and Saturday Night Jazz. Dunn's satin-smooth voice and creative delivery have caused more than one KWIT-KOJI listener to assume that SNJ is a syndicated program. We are proud to say however, that Mr. Dunn can be heard exclusively on the airwaves of KWIT-KOJI.

Dunn started in radio after what he calls his "first failed attempt at a career in music," at a Middle of the Road station in Vermillion South Dakota. It was there that he would violate the station's MOR format with his own jazz show.

The call of the West Coast and a series of employment opportunities therein would take Dunn away for several years but he returned to the Midwest over a decade ago to fill a position at Western Iowa Tech Community College. He has hosted Saturday Night Jazz ever since, building his set lists almost entirely from new or recently re-issued material. "I've often said that right now is the real golden age of jazz," says Dunn pointing to talented young artists like Christian McBride and Diana Krall. He also nurtures his creative side by playing bass and singing in the local jazz combo the Eddie Dunn Project.

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Playlist

April 26, 2014

7:00 PM
Pangaean Groove
Artist : Jazzbonez
Album : Watch It!
Label : Summit 624
7:08 PM
From Rags to Rhythm
Artist : Marcus Roberts
Album : From Rags to Rhythm
Label : J-Master
7:15 PM
Nasty Blues
Artist : Pete McGuiness Jazz Orchestra
Album : Strength in Numbers
Label : Summit 627
7:23 PM
Critique
Artist : Torrey Newhart
Album : Marmara
Label :
7:29 PM
Remember to Remember
Artist : Omar Hakim
Album : We Are One
Label : Ozmosis 0003
7:36 PM
Money Funny
Artist : Bill Banfield
Album : Other People's Heads
Label : Jazz Urbane 01
7:44 PM
Claude
Artist : Mark Buselli
Album : Untold Stories
Label : OA2 22109
7:54 PM
Brass Tacks
Artist : Mike Bardash
Album : Polygon
Label : RHO 7120
8:00 PM
Checkout Time
Artist : Natalie Cressman
Album : Turn the Sea
Label :
8:05 PM
Arkansas Louisiana Texas
Artist : Brian Blade
Album : Landmarks
Label : Blue Note 001999402
8:17 PM
Mala
Artist : Takuya Kuroda
Album : Rising Son
Label : Blue Note 001966302
8:24 PM
The Rooster Crows
Artist : Renolds Jazz Orchestra
Album : Cube
Label : Shanti 0222081
8:31 PM
Up Your Mind
Artist : Kahil El’Zabar
Album : Follow the Sun
Label : Delmark 5013
8:42 PM
Bud
Artist : Dominic J. Marshall
Album : Spirit Speech
Label : Origin 82659
8:49 PM
Now or Never
Artist : Nelda Swiggett
Album : Blue-Eyed Painted Lady
Label : OA2 22108
8:54 PM
Imagination
Artist : David Hazeltine
Album : For All We Know
Label : SSR 1405
9:02 PM
There It Is
Artist : Watters/Felts
Album : Watters/Felts Project
Label : Summit 623
9:11 PM
Poor as Food
Artist : ES2
Album : Algo Rhythms
Label : Twin Rivers
9:18 PM
Coracao Que Sente
Artist : Antonio Adolfo
Album : Rio, Choro, Jazz...
Label : AAM 0706
9:25 PM
Que Viva Harlem!
Artist : Manhattan School of Music
Album : Que Viva Harlem!
Label : JH 1207
9:44 PM
Pusherman/Superfly
Artist : Dave Stryker
Album : Eight Track
Label : Strikezone 8809
9:51 PM
A Thousand Hills
Artist : Bob Claire
Album : Another Day
Label : WRM 100