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Wednesday, we’re talking about the great Hot Rod Hundley. Jazz fans know the cry of “You gotta love it, baby,” but Hundley was a more complicated figure than you might guess from his vocal acrobatics.

RadioWest divider.

Wednesday, we’re talking about the great Hot Rod Hundley, the long-time play-by-play man of the Utah Jazz. It was his voice that we thrilled to in the Stockton and Malone days. A new documentary tells the story of Hundley’s exploits and gifts as a broadcaster and player, but it’s also really personal and incredibly honest. Hundley was amazing with the microphone, but not so great as a father or husband. Director Dan Lohmann joins us to talk about his film, Hot Rod.

Dan Lohmann is a founding member of Pikewood Creative and director of their film Hot RodIt's airing on AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain throughout the year. You can catch it Sunday, April 15 and Sunday, April 29 at 7:00 p.m. 

Doug Fabrizio has been reporting for KUER News since 1987, and became News Director in 1993. In 2001, he became host and executive producer of KUER's RadioWest, a one hour conversation/call-in show on KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City. He has gained a reputation for his thoughtful style. He has interviewed everyone from Isabel Allende to the Dalai Lama, and from Madeleine Albright to Desmond Tutu. His interview skills landed him a spot as a guest host of the national NPR program, "Talk of the Nation." He has won numerous awards for his reporting and for his work with RadioWest and KUED's Utah NOW from such organizations as the Society of Professional Journalists, the Utah Broadcasters Association, the Public Radio News Directors Association and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.