Jazz with Jeff Duperon

Friday, 6 to 10 pm

Kick off your weekend with Jeff Duperon as he takes a cruise through the current. Jeff brings you the best of the new releases, and acts as a weekend planner. If there's music going on in the area, he'll tell you where to find it. And he always gets a visit from a visiting performer to talk about their music. Spend your Friday nights with Jeff…he'll help you find a new favorite artist, album, or piece of music.

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Playlist

September 28, 2012

6:05 PM
As Summer Into Autumn Slips
Artist : Branford Marsalis Quartet
Album : Four MFs Playin' Tunes
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Marsalis Music
6:26 PM
Whiplash
Artist : Branford Marsalis Quartet
Album : Four MFs Playin' Tunes
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Marsalis Music
6:39 PM
The Mighty Sword
Artist : Branford Marsalis Quartet
Album : Four MFs Playin' Tunes
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Marsalis Music
6:52 PM
Brews
Artist : Branford Marsalis Quartet
Album : Four MF's Playin' Tunes
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Marsalis Music
7:00 PM
Epistrophy
Artist : Eric Reed
Album : The Baddest Monk
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Savant
7:09 PM
Bright Mississippi
Artist : Eric Reed
Album : The Baddest Monk
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Savant
7:23 PM
Monk’s Mood
Artist : Eric Reed
Album :
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Savant
7:34 PM
Rhythm-A-Ning
Artist : Eric Reed
Album : The Baddest Monk
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Savant
7:47 PM
Green Chimneys
Artist : Eric Reed
Album : The Baddest Monk
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Savant
8:00 PM
Aquarian Reprieve
Artist : Lee Smith
Album : Sittin' On A Secret
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Vectordisc
8:14 PM
NYC 1800’s
Artist : Avery Sharpe
Album : Sojourner Truth "...ain't I a woman"
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : JKNM Records
8:31 PM
Slippin’ Into Darkness
Artist : Marcus Miller
Album : Renaissance
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Concord Jazz
8:48 PM
Contemplation
Artist : Donald Vega
Album : Spiritual Nature
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Resonance Records
9:04 PM
Takin’ It There
Artist : Graham Dechter
Album : Takin' It There
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Capri Records
9:17 PM
Wibble Wobble
Artist : Jerry Bergonzi
Album : Shifting Gears
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Savant
9:33 PM
TJ
Artist : Javon Jackson
Album : Lucky 13
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Solid Jackson Records
9:46 PM
Body And Soul
Artist : Tia Fuller feat. Dianne Reeves
Album : Angelic Warrior
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Mack Avenue Records

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
1:40 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

Fresh Air Remembers Jazz Pianist Jimmy Amadie

Jimmy Amadie.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon December 16, 2013 2:39 pm

For decades, Jimmy Amadie played solely in his home, heard only by his students when he'd play for them during lessons. His performing career was derailed because of severe hand problems. But later in life, he achieved some fame for his albums — and for the story of what he'd had to overcome to make it possible for him to record. Amadie died of lung cancer on Dec. 10. He was 76.

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Jeff Duperon at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
2:18 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Spreading Holiday Cheer From Art After 5

Matt Wilson's Christmas Tree-O

Join Jeff Duperon on Friday, December 20th as he broadcasts live from a special holiday-themed Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Matt Wilson’s Christmas Tree-O will make everyone jolly as they perform seasonal jazz from their album that has quickly become a holiday classic.

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WRTI Spotlight
12:30 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Thanksgivukkah on WRTI!

Celebrate Thanksgiving and Hanukkah with your favorite radio station. We've got the music for the perfect holiday weekend!

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Live from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
1:58 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Jeff Duperon with Orrin Evans at Art After 5, November 15 at 6 PM

Pianist and bandleader Orrin Evans

Join WRTI's Jeff Duperon  as he hosts his program live from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The museum’s Art After 5 music performance series is featuring pianist and bandleader Orrin Evans on Friday night starting at 5:45 pm. A true example of Philadelphia jazz at its finest, Evans has managed to bring his music all over the world, and is a mainstay on New York stages as well as the stages here in his hometown.

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Jeff Duperon Broadcasts from the PMA
12:09 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Live from Art After 5!

Vocalist Rhenda Fearrington

Join Jeff Duperon on Friday, October 18th at 6 pm as he hosts his show live from the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  The museum’s Art After 5 series is featuring vocalist, and true jazz advocate, Rhenda Fearrington.  If you haven’t been to one of Rhenda’s performances, I’m sure you’ve met her at a Philadelphia jazz event. Her commitment to this music has taken her to (sometimes) numerous venues in one night to support her brothers and sisters in music.

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Latest from ICON Magazine
3:58 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

ICON Suggests: John Scofield, ÜBERJAM DEUX

John Scofield

The proficient fusion master and boss guitarist John Scofield has been perfecting his brand of jazz/rock and fusion for more than 40 years, beginning with his early association with Miles Davis, who Scofield credits for keeping his sound both current and accessible.

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Latest from ICON Magazine
3:06 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

ICON Suggests: Christian McBride Trio, OUT HERE

Out Here (Mack Avenue) is a seriously entertaining and musically affecting trio record from monster bassist Christian McBride that also serves as a splendid introduction to two of the best up-and-coming players in jazz, pianist Christian Sands and drummer Ulysses Owens, Jr. The Philadelphia-born McBride, whose solo career launched in 1995 with Getting To It (Verve), has sideman credits on over 300 recordings in addition to ten of his own as leader, but this is his first trio recording.

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At The PMA On Friday Night
6:32 am
Thu September 12, 2013

WRTI & Terell Stafford at Art After 5 = Fun!

Terell Stafford is "one of the great trumpet players of our time" - (McCoy Tyner). Terell is director of jazz studies at Temple University and has a busy touring calendar.

Join Jeff Duperon this Friday evening, September 13 at 6 pm as he presents his program live from the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  The museum’s Art After 5 series is beginning a new season, and Temple University's own Terell Stafford has the honor of kicking it off.  Stafford will perform with The Philly New York Junction, which features Tony Miceli on vibes and Chris Farr on saxophone.

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WRTI Spotlight
5:48 am
Mon September 9, 2013

Pianist Orrin Evans and Likemind Collective: Pushing The Boundaries Of Music Together

Pianist Orrin Evans

Here's a show not to be missed! One of Philadelphia's star jazz residents, pianist Orrin Evans, will perform on September 11th with his Likemind Collective at World Cafe Live. Some super-talented jazz artists will showcase their latest works and keep you smiling. The Likemind Collective includes Evans, bassist Eric Revis, drummer Nasheet Waits, vocalist J.D. Walter, and saxophonist Oliver Lake.

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Latest from ICON Magazine
12:26 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

ICON Suggests: Brian Landrus Kaleidoscope, MIRAGE

There’s a matter-of-fact dignity to the bass saxophone, a horn of magnificent size and heft that produces the lowest notes from a brass instrument, that makes for a comfortable fit for the six foot, seven inch saxophonist Brian Landrus. A prodigious writer and bandleader originally from Reno, Nevada, the saxophonist started playing tenor sax in his teens with the Coasters and the Drifters, two bands that schooled the young Landrus in R&B, soul and pop music styles.

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