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

December 13, 2013

6:04 PM
Winter Is Here
Artist : Richard D. Johnson
Album : Here I Am!
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : RJJazz
6:08 PM
Snowfall
Artist : Tim Warfield
Album : Jazzy Christmas
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Undaunted Music
6:30 PM
I Guess I’ll Have To Forget
Artist : Christian McBride Trio
Album : Out Here
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Mack Avenue Records
6:41 PM
What Was That?
Artist : Sean Kennedy
Album : Hey! Where's My Tux?!
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Sean J. Kennedy Band
7:00 PM
The Sheik of Araby
Artist : Sean Kennedy
Album : Hey! Where's My Tux?!
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Sean Kennedy Band
7:13 PM
Hey! Where’s My Tux?!
Artist : Sean Kennedy Band
Album : Hey! Where's My Tux?!
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Sean Kennedy Band
7:30 PM
N G 2
Artist : Sean J. Kennedy Band
Album : Hey! Where's My Tux?!
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Sean J. Kennedy Band
7:38 PM
Saturday Morning
Artist : Ahmad Jamal
Album : Saturday Morning
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Jazzbook Records
7:51 PM
A Blues of Hope
Artist : Bobby Watson
Album : Check Cashing Day
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Lafiya Music
8:00 PM
Art The Messenger
Artist : Dylan Taylor
Album : Sweeter for the Struggle
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Dylan Taylor Music
8:12 PM
Blues For Mr. Bill
Artist : Tim Warfield
Album : Eye of the Beholder
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
8:23 PM
If It’s The Last Thing I Do
Artist : Houston Person
Album : Nice 'n' Easy
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : High Note
8:31 PM
Peel Me A Grape
Artist : Rene Marie
Album : I Wanna Be Evil
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Motema Music
8:41 PM
Out/Dancing Shoes
Artist : Brian Lynch
Album : Unsung Heroes, Vol. 2
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Hollistic MusicWorks
8:49 PM
Front & Center
Artist : Lee Smith
Album : Sittin' On A Secret
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Vectordisc
8:54 PM
Black
Artist : 3 Cohens
Album : Tightrope
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Anzic Records
9:04 PM
Refuge
Artist : Matt Baker
Album : Underground
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Matt Baker Music
9:14 PM
Take Me With You
Artist : Philip Dizack
Album : Single Soul
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
9:21 PM
I Didn’t Know What Time It Was
Artist : Cecile McLorin Salvant
Album : WomanChild
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Mack Avenue Records
9:27 PM
Lonesome Lover
Artist : Gregory Porter
Album : Liquid Spirit
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Blue Note
9:34 PM
One For Art
Artist : Doug Webb
Album : Another Scene
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Posi Tone
9:41 PM
Walkway
Artist : Tom Harrell
Album : Colors of a Dream
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : High Note
9:49 PM
It’s Hard Work
Artist : George Colligan
Album : The Endless Mysteries
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Origin Records
9:56 PM
Indigenous
Artist : Marc Cary Focus Trio
Album : Four Directions
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Motema

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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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