Jazz with Jeff Duperon http://wrti.org en Warm Up for the Center City Jazz Festival at Art After 5! http://wrti.org/post/warm-center-city-jazz-festival-art-after-5 <p>Join WRTI’s Jeff Duperon this<strong> Friday, April 11th at 6 pm </strong>as he broadcasts live from<strong> Art After 5</strong> at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. On the radio, you'll hear the great jazz you expect from WRTI, along with insight and commentary about the third annual <a href="http://wrti.org/post/jam-packed-jazz-celebration-center-city" target="_blank"><strong>Center City Jazz Festival,</strong></a> which is coming up on April 19th. Trombonist <strong>Ernest Stuart</strong>, founder of the Festival, will speak with Jeff about all the details.<br /> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:13:12 +0000 Maureen Malloy 7182 at http://wrti.org Warm Up for the Center City Jazz Festival at Art After 5! Women In Jazz Philly Tour with Jeff Duperon, Sunday, March 23, 8:30 PM http://wrti.org/post/women-jazz-philly-tour-jeff-duperon-sunday-march-23-830-pm <p>Join us this Sunday night at 8:30 PM, when Jeff Duperon welcomes the <strong>"Women in Jazz Philly Tour"</strong> to his show. The tour is honoring women's history month, and features the all-female jazz group "nVizion." <strong>The "Last-Stop concert" is Sunday, March 30 from 4 to 6 pm at St. Terese Church, 6611 Ardleigh Street in Philadelphia.</strong><br /><br />Vocalists Rhenda Ferrington, Lauren Lark, Shamika Byrd, and Julie Charnet with Kendrah Butler on piano and Sadayah Roberts on drums will stop by to discuss this important event. &nbsp;<br /> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 18:08:38 +0000 Jeff Duperon 7122 at http://wrti.org Women In Jazz Philly Tour with Jeff Duperon, Sunday, March 23, 8:30 PM Jazz Guitarist Pat Metheny: Unified as a Whole http://wrti.org/post/jazz-guitarist-pat-metheny-unified-whole <p>With the 2014 release of<em> Kin <em>(←→)</em></em>,<strong> Pat Metheny </strong>adds one more notch—another restlessly searching album that marks the zone between all jazz, all rock and all-world music—to his belt of aesthetic enterprises filled with zeal and innovation. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:03:54 +0000 A.D. Amorosi 7089 at http://wrti.org Jazz Guitarist Pat Metheny: Unified as a Whole Live From Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art: February 21 at 6 PM http://wrti.org/post/live-art-after-5-philadelphia-museum-art-february-21-6-pm <p>Kick off your weekend with WRTI’s Jeff Duperon on Friday, February 21, at 6 pm, as he broadcasts his show from the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s <a href="http://www.philamuseum.org/artafter5" target="_blank"><strong><em>Art After 5 </em>program</strong></a>.&nbsp; This time around, Puerto Rican-born, Latin Grammy Award-winning tenor sax man David Sanchez will be performing. We expect another fantastic evening of music in the warm and welcoming setting of the museum’s Great Stair Hall.</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 22:03:14 +0000 Maureen Malloy 6996 at http://wrti.org Live From Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art: February 21 at 6 PM The Berks Jazz Fest Is Coming Up... http://wrti.org/post/berks-jazz-fest-coming <p>Are you planning on checking out the 2014 Berks Jazz Fest in Reading? It's a must-attend event. Of course, we'll be there! Mark your calendar now, drive up between March 28th and April 6th, and stop by and say hello to some of our WRTI hosts - Jeff Duperon on Friday night the 28th, and Bob Perkins on Sunday morning the 30th.</p><p><a href="https://www.berksjazzfest.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Details and full lineup here.</strong></a></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 00:30:28 +0000 WRTI Staff 7002 at http://wrti.org The Berks Jazz Fest Is Coming Up... Cupid's Jazz Soundtrack http://wrti.org/post/cupids-jazz-soundtrack <p>If you think about it, jazz songs are some of the most romantic in existence. From the standards of the Great American Songbook, to steamy bossa nova songs, and on to the classic and contemporary ballads of love, the language of devotion has been whispered through your speakers since you started listening to this great art form.</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 23:34:41 +0000 Maureen Malloy 6995 at http://wrti.org Cupid's Jazz Soundtrack Live from Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art: January 17 at 6 PM http://wrti.org/post/live-art-after-5-philadelphia-museum-art-january-17-6-pm <p>Join WRTI’s Jeff Duperon as he broadcasts live from <a href="http://www.philamuseum.org/artafter5/" target="_blank"><strong><em>Art After 5 </em>at the Philadelphia Museum of Art,</strong></a> tonight starting at 6 pm. The featured performers at the museum are the East Gipsy Band, respected jazz and gypsy musicians from the Hungarian music scene. Integrating traditional Roma music with improvisation and jazz, their music features well-known French, German, Italian, Hungarian, and Roma tunes. Jazz saxophonist and keyboardist Tim Ries performs on their debut album, released in May 2011. Fri, 17 Jan 2014 19:36:48 +0000 Maureen Malloy 6914 at http://wrti.org Live from Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art: January 17 at 6 PM Wayne Shorter And The Year's Other Passing Scenery http://wrti.org/post/wayne-shorter-and-years-other-passing-scenery It says a lot about his enduring hold on jazz listeners that over a half century into his career, the descriptive phrases most commonly put in front of <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15294444/wayne-shorter" target="_blank">Wayne Shorter</a>'s name — along with "the great saxophonist and composer" — remain "the elusive" and "the enigmatic." The inside tray card to Shorter's <em>Without a Net</em>, the runaway Best Album winner in this year's <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/bestmusic2013/2013/12/16/251761858/the-2013-npr-music-jazz-critics-poll" target="_blank">NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll Wed, 18 Dec 2013 16:05:00 +0000 Francis DavisNPR Music 6825 at http://wrti.org Wayne Shorter And The Year's Other Passing Scenery The 2013 NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll http://wrti.org/post/2013-npr-music-jazz-critics-poll NPR Music is pleased to present the results of a poll asking well over 100 jazz critics to pick their favorite recordings of 2013.<p>For eight consecutive years now, this annual poll has been conducted by Francis Davis, one of the most respected critics in the field. In 2006, he invited 30 of his fellow writers to share ranked lists of their favorite records for the <em>Village Voice</em>, where he was the jazz critic. Since then, the poll has grown tremendously. Over the last month, 136 print journalists, bloggers and broadcasters, mostly from the U.S. Wed, 18 Dec 2013 16:05:00 +0000 Francis Davis 6826 at http://wrti.org The 2013 NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll Your Favorite Music of the Year: The Top 100 Jazz Releases of 2013 http://wrti.org/post/your-favorite-music-year-top-100-jazz-releases-2013 <p>Join us as we take a walk through the wonderful new jazz releases of the year. The Top 100 of 2013 will kick off at 8 pm on Sunday, December 29th with Jeff Duperon, and will run until midnight. J. Michael Harrison will continue the Countdown on Monday and Tuesday night from 9 pm to midnight.</p><p><strong>We'll ring in the New Year with your top favorite new jazz releases of the year.</strong> So make sure you spend New Year’s Eve with WRTI, and find out this year's top pick!</p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 20:53:17 +0000 Maureen Malloy 6766 at http://wrti.org Your Favorite Music of the Year: The Top 100 Jazz Releases of 2013