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

November 09, 2013

7:00 PM
Why Wait?
Artist : Gerald Beckett
Album : Standard Flute
Label : Summit 574
7:07 PM
The River’s Invitation
Artist : Bob DeVos
Album : Shadow Box
Label : Ash 5922
7:14 PM
French Kiss for Valerie
Artist : David Murray
Album : Monster Love
Label : MTM 112
7:21 PM
Cuando Bailamos
Artist : Halie Loren
Album : Simply Love
Label : Justin Time 8581-2
7:28 PM
Winter Rose (1728)
Artist : Dan Cray
Album : Meridies
Label : Origin 82609
7:35 PM
Dark Energy
Artist : Joshua Shneider Orchestra
Album : The Joshua Shneider Love Speaks Orchestra
Label : BJU 038
7:42 PM
13 Vans
Artist : Ben Wanicur
Album : The Excluded Middle
Label :
7:49 PM
Why Cry?
Artist : Eddie Gomez
Album : Per Sempre
Label : BFM 3020624142
7:56 PM
The Poet
Artist : Marquis Hill
Album : The Poet
Label : Skiptone
8:03 PM
Alpha Man
Artist : Kenny Garrett
Album : Pushing the World Away
Label : MAC 1078
8:10 PM
Southern Hemisphere
Artist : David Becker
Album : Distance Traveled
Label : Acoustic Music 31915082
8:17 PM
Angel Eyes
Artist : Dave Damiani
Album : Watch What Happens
Label : Hard Knocks 01
8:24 PM
If I Should Lose You
Artist : John Clayton
Album : Parlor Series
Label : ArtistShare 0124
8:31 PM
Just Friends
Artist : Jim Holman Trio
Album : Blue Skies
Label : Delmark 5010
8:38 PM
Solstice of Another Age
Artist : Rick Van Matre
Album : Lines Above
Label : Summit 608
8:45 PM
Broken Shadows
Artist : Mary LaRose
Album : Reincarnation
Label : Little (i) 104
8:52 PM
Center Song
Artist : Steve Treseler
Album : Center Song
Label : CMA 040
8:59 PM
Prospect Park West
Artist : Jon Hamar
Album : Idyl Wild
Label : Origin 82653
9:06 PM
Further Away
Artist : Benny Green
Album : Magic Beans
Label : SSC 1338
9:13 PM
Doce Presenca
Artist : George Cotsirilos
Album : Variations
Label : OA2 22104
9:20 PM
Let it Ride
Artist : Robert Glasper
Album : Black Radio 2
Label : Blue Note 001866102
9:27 PM
Too Close for Comfort
Artist : Christian Jacob
Album : Live in Japan
Label : Wilder Jazz 0801
9:34 PM
Weekend
Artist : Rene Marie
Album : I Wanna Be Evil
Label : MTM 129
9:41 PM
If One Could Only See
Artist : Weston/Harper
Album : Roots of the Blues
Label : SSC 3097