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

November 01, 2013

6:04 PM
Sunny Day Go
Artist : John Clayton
Album : Parlor Series
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Artist Share
6:11 PM
He Was Too Good To Me
Artist : Dee Daniels
Album : State of the Art
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
6:19 PM
It’s All In The Game
Artist : Houston Person
Album : Nice 'n' Easy
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : High Note
6:23 PM
I Hadn’t Anyone Till You
Artist : Dianne Reeves
Album : The Callling
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2001
Label : Blue Note
6:30 PM
Then I Saw You
Artist : Michael Pedicin
Album : Why Stop Now/Ubuntu
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Ground Blue Records
6:38 PM
I Guess I’ll Have To Forget
Artist : Christian McBride Trio
Album : Out Here
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Mack Avenue Records
6:49 PM
The Intimacy of the Blues
Artist : Christian Winther & Richard D. Johnson
Album : Two People
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Twopeople Productions
6:55 PM
Waltz for Debby
Artist : Bill Mays Invention Trio
Album : Life's A Movie
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Chiaroscuro Records
7:00 PM
Blues 2013
Artist : Tom Harrell
Album : Colors of a Dream
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : High Note
7:19 PM
The Backbone
Artist : Ben Wanicur
Album : The Excluded Middle
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Ben Wanicur
7:26 PM
Doin’ The Thing
Artist : Etienne Charles
Album : Creole Soul
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Culture Shock Music
7:32 PM
In A Capricornian Way
Artist : The Chris Parker Trio
Album : The Chris Parker Trio
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : GPR Records
7:38 PM
Ready or Not
Artist : Marc Cary Focus Trio
Album : Four Directions
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Motema
7:48 PM
Take Me With You
Artist : Philip Dizack
Album : Single Soul
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
7:55 PM
Movin’
Artist : Gregory Porter
Album : Liquid Spirit
TrackNumber : 12
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Blue Note
8:01 PM
The Highline
Artist : David Sills
Album : Blue's The New Green
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Gut String Records
8:08 PM
The Line
Artist : Ahmad Jamal
Album : Saturday Morning
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Jazzbook Records
8:15 PM
Mr. Clean
Artist : Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio
Album : Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio
TrackNumber : 14
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Whaling City Sound
8:23 PM
senor C.P.
Artist : Juan Gargia-Herreros
Album : Normas
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Inner Circle Music
8:32 PM
Refuge
Artist : Matt Baker
Album : Underground
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Matt Baker Music
8:46 PM
Alpha Man
Artist : Kenny Garrett
Album : Pushing The World Away
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Mack Avenue Records
8:54 PM
The Contender
Artist : Diego Rivera
Album : The Contender
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : DClef Record
9:04 PM
Good Tree, Good Fruit
Artist : Dayna Stephens
Album : I'll Take My Chances
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
9:15 PM
Bones
Artist : Peter Bernstein with the Tilden Webb Trio
Album : Peter Bernstein with the Tilden Webb Trio
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Cellar Live
9:22 PM
Full Moon Tea Party
Artist : 7 On 7
Album : Back When It Was Fun
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Don Aliquo, et al
9:31 PM
The World Is A Ghetto
Artist : Kevin Coelho
Album : Turn It Up
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Chicken Coup Records
9:39 PM
Sunset
Artist : Steve Turre
Album : The Bones of Art
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : High Note
9:49 PM
The Very Thought of You
Artist : Imer Santiago
Album : Hidden Journey
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Jazz Music City
9:53 PM
It’s Not Over Yet
Artist : Pete Rodgriguez
Album : Caminando con Papi
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Destiny Records

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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

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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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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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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