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

October 19, 2012

6:05 PM
You Taught My Heart To Sing
Artist : George Cables
Album : My Muse
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : High Note
6:12 PM
The Lonely One
Artist : Mariane Solivan
Album : Prisoner of Love
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Hipnotic
6:16 PM
Matices
Artist : Negroni’s Trio
Album : On The Way
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : AA Records & Entertainment
6:26 PM
Hob Nob With Brother Bob
Artist : David Hazeltine
Album : The New Classic Trio
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Sharp 9 Records
6:32 PM
Dindi
Artist : Hope Morgan
Album : It's About Time
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : HLM Music
6:39 PM
Falling In Love With Love
Artist : John di Martino
Album : Tuirnaround
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Kilamanjaro Disques
6:45 PM
’S Wonderful
Artist : Dena DeRose
Album : Travelin' Light
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Max Jazz
6:50 PM
You Send Me
Artist : Kurt Elling
Album : 1619 Broadway
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Concord Jazz
6:55 PM
Especially When It Rains
Artist : Paul Kogut
Album : Turn of Phrase
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : bluJazz
7:01 PM
Ducktones
Artist : OPUS 5
Album : Pentasonic
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
7:12 PM
Alexer Is
Artist : Clifton Anderson
Album : And So We Carry On
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Daywood Drive Records
7:22 PM
Coexist
Artist : Winard Harper and Jeli Posse
Album : Coexist
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Jazz Legacy Productions
7:33 PM
Blues for Nelson Mandela
Artist : Brandi Disterheft
Album : Gratitude
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Justin Time
7:41 PM
Front & Center
Artist : Lee Smith
Album : Sittin' On A Secret
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Vectrodisc
7:46 PM
Ralphie’s Groove
Artist : Tia Fuller
Album : Angelic Warrior
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Mack Avenue Records
7:55 PM
Inheritance
Artist : Todd Marcus
Album : Inheritance
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Hipnotic Records
8:03 PM
The Beacon
Artist : Steve Davis
Album : Gettin' It Done
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Posi Tone
8:12 PM
Trunk Bay
Artist : Takuya Kuroda Sextet
Album : Six Aces
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Takuya Kuroda Music
8:22 PM
If They Could Only See
Artist : Pharez Whitted
Album : For The People
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Origin Records
8:32 PM
The Sun Within
Artist : Conrad Herwig
Album : A Voice Through The Door
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
8:40 PM
Drum On, Drum On
Artist : Freddie Bryant
Album : Live Grooves...Epic Tales
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Hipnotic Records
8:52 PM
Sky and Water
Artist : Joe Gilman
Album : Relativity
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Capri Records
9:04 PM
Friday Struttin’
Artist : The Clayton Brothers
Album : The Gathering
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Artist Share
9:15 PM
Mogadishu
Artist : Ed Cherry
Album : It's All Good
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Posi Tone
9:21 PM
The Peacocks
Artist : Deborah Brown
Album : All Too Soon
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Jazzvoix
9:31 PM
Takin’ It There
Artist : Graham Dechter
Album : Takin' It There
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Capri Records
9:39 PM
The Serpent’s Tooth
Artist : Jeff Hamilton with the DePaul University Jazz Ensemble
Album : Time Passes On
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Jazzed Media
9:46 PM
Good Addiction
Artist : The South Florida Jazz Orchestra
Album : Trumpet Summit
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : MAMA Records
9:55 PM
Art of War
Artist : Captain Black Big Band
Album : Captain Black Big Band
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Posi Tone

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Jeff Duperon at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
5:03 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Live From Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art: February 21 at 6 PM

Tenor sax player David Sanchez

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 Art After 5 program.  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.

Station Announcements
7:30 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

The Berks Jazz Fest Is Coming Up...

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.

Details and full lineup here.

Romantic Jazz for Valentine's Day
6:34 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Cupid's Jazz Soundtrack

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.

Live from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
2:36 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Live from Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art: January 17 at 6 PM

Join WRTI’s Jeff Duperon as he broadcasts live from Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 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.

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
11:05 am
Wed December 18, 2013

The 2013 NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll

Wayne Shorter.
Robert Ashcroft Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed December 18, 2013 4:09 pm

NPR Music is pleased to present the results of a poll asking well over 100 jazz critics to pick their favorite recordings of 2013.

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
11:05 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Wayne Shorter And The Year's Other Passing Scenery

Wayne Shorter, who turned 80 in 2013, won the NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll by a large margin.
Robert Ashcroft Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed December 18, 2013 7:00 pm

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 Wayne Shorter's name — along with "the great saxophonist and composer" — remain "the elusive" and "the enigmatic." The inside tray card to Shorter's Without a Net, the runaway Best Album winner in this year's NPR Music Jazz Critics P

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The Jazz Countdown Begins on Dec. 29th
3:53 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Your Favorite Music of the Year: The Top 100 Jazz Releases of 2013

Don't miss the annual Top 100 Jazz Countdown on WRTI.

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.

We'll ring in the New Year with your top favorite new jazz releases of the year. So make sure you spend New Year’s Eve with WRTI, and find out this year's top pick!

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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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