Weekly Programs

Shows Every Evening

In addition to bringing you Jazz 24 seven days a week, KJEM is pleased to air the following programs.

Mondays 7-8pm: The Speakeasy

Host Logan Plant brings you a handpicked selection of artists, old and new, as well as a varied mix of vocal jazz.

Tuesdays 7 – 8pm: Modern on the Mind 


Host Kevin Vallene is KJEM’s Student Operations Manager. Kevin offers the best in modern jazz.

Wednesdays 7 – 8pm: Jazz with Preston


Host Preston Snyder is KJEM’s Student Program Director. Preston is a musician who has eclectic interests in jazz, bringing you a mix of standards, big band, and new artists each week.

Thursdays 7 – 8pm: Jazz at 100 

In early 1917 the Original Dixieland Jazz Band made the first jazz recording. Jazz at 100 explores the stories and songs that followed over the next 100 years including the popular recordings and those that fell to the wayside.

Program Website:  http://www.wtju.net/jazz100/

Fridays 7 – 8pm: Cool Jazz Countdown

How to learn about the latest and greatest in new jazz. The Cool Jazz Countdown highlights the top ten jazz albums of the week within the traditional and contemporary jazz scenes as well as interviews with some of the featured artists.

Program Website: http://countdown.podomatic.com/

Saturdays 6 – 8pm:  Retro Cocktail Hour

A blast from the past.  Space age pop from Don Ho to Mel Torme, Henri Mancini to Percy Faith, with visits from the Tiki Lounge Crew and the Evil Genius Orchestra.

Program Website:  http://www.retrococktail.org/

Sundays 7 – 10pm:  Café Jazz


A three-hour exploration of jazz in its many forms.   Host Gene Knight  samples a wide variety of styles, well known and not-so-well known, each week.  Café Jazz is produced from the studios of AAPRC Affiliate WVAS-FM 90.7 at Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama.