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 27, 2013

6:04 PM
I Guess I’ll Have To Forget
Artist : Christian McBride Trio
Album : Out Here
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Mack Avenue Records
6:12 PM
Sunny Day Go
Artist : John Clayton
Album : Parlor Series
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Artist Share
6:21 PM
Healing Hymn
Artist : Shamie Royston
Album : Portraits
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Shamie Royston Music
6:26 PM
It’s All In The Game
Artist : Houston Person
Album : Nice 'N' Easy
Label : High Note
6:31 PM
How Deep Is The Ocean
Artist : Chester Thompson Trio
Album : Approved
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Joyful Noise
6:37 PM
1937
Artist : George Cotsirilos Trio
Album : Variations
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : OA2 Records
6:45 PM
I Fall In Love To Easily
Artist : Giacomo Gates
Album : Miles Tones
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Savant
6:49 PM
Then I Saw You
Artist : Michael Pedicin
Album : Why Stop Now/Ubuntu
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Ground Blue Records
6:58 PM
Black is Back
Artist : Bobby Watson
Album : Check Cashing Day
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Lafiya Music
7:00 PM
Good Tree, Good Fruit
Artist : Dayna Stephens
Album : I'll Take My Chances
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
7:10 PM
I Taste In Color
Artist : Jim Ridl
Album : Blue Corn Enchilada Dreams
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Jim Ridl Records
7:19 PM
Full Moon Tea Party
Artist : 7 On 7
Album : Back When It Was Fun
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Artist Alliance
7:28 PM
The Cylinder
Artist : Aaron Diehl
Album : The Bespoke Man's Narritive
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Mack Avenue Records
7:34 PM
Short Steps
Artist : Brian Lynch
Album : Unsung Heroes, Vol. 2
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Hollistic MusicWorks
7:43 PM
Bye Bye Blackbird
Artist : Ginetta M.
Album : Standards
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Kickin' Wiccan Music
7:50 PM
Blues 2013
Artist : Tom Harrell
Album : Colors of a Dream
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : High Note
8:00 PM
Underground
Artist : Matt Baker
Album : Underground
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Matt Baker Music
8:12 PM
The Backwards Step
Artist : Tim Warfield
Album : Eye of the Beholder
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
8:21 PM
Art The Messenger
Artist : Dylan Taylor
Album : Sweeter for the Struggle
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Dylan Taylor Music
8:31 PM
The Good Doctor
Artist : Ben Wolfe
Album : From Here I See
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : MAXJAZZ
8:38 PM
Very Special
Artist : Terri Lyne Carrington
Album : Money Jungle - Provacative In Blue
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Concord Jazz
8:44 PM
No Lo Queria Hacer
Artist : Pete Rodriguez
Album : Caminando Con Papi
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Destiny Records
8:52 PM
Musical Genocide
Artist : Gregory Porter
Album : Liquid Spirit
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Blue Note
8:57 PM
Light Skinned Beauty
Artist : Theo Croker
Album : Afro Physicist
Label : Okeh
9:04 PM
Venture Inward
Artist : David Weiss & Point of Departure
Album : Venture Inward
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Posi Tone
9:12 PM
A Blues of Hope
Artist : Bobby Watson
Album : Check Cashing Day
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Lafiya Music
9:20 PM
From Day To Day
Artist : Luke Carlos O’Rielly
Album : 3 Suites
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Prospect Hill Records
9:28 PM
One For Art
Artist : Doug Webb
Album : Another Scene
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Posi Tone
9:35 PM
Commitment
Artist : Orrin Evans
Album : "...It Was Beauty"
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
9:46 PM
Ready or Not
Artist : Marc Cary Focus Trio
Album : Four Directions
TrackNumber : 7
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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