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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August 23, 2013

6:04 PM
Artist : Albert Heath - Ethan Iverson - Ben Street
Album : Tootie's Tempo
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Sunnyside
6:09 PM
All The King’s Men
Artist : Eugenie Jones
Album : Black Lace Blue Tears
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Open Mic Records
6:15 PM
Artist : Leonard Thompson
Album : Wayfare
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Leonard Thompson
6:20 PM
I Have Dreamed
Artist : Christian McBride
Album : Out Here
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Mack Avenue Records
6:32 PM
Friends For A While
Artist : Larry McKenna feat. Joanna Pascale
Album : From All Sides
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Larry McKenna
6:39 PM
Rockin’ Chair
Artist : Orrin Evans
Album : "...It Was Beauty"
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
6:47 PM
How Deep Is The Ocean
Artist : Chester Thompson Trio
Album : Approved
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Joyful Noise
6:53 PM
Here With You
Artist : Rotem Sivan
Album : Enchanted Sun
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : SteepleChase
7:01 PM
Liberty Avenue Stroll
Artist : Mack Avenue Superband
Album : Live From The Detroit Jazz Festival - 2012
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Mack Avenue Records
7:17 PM
A Nick Off The Mark
Artist : Terell Stafford
Album : WRTI 60th Aniversary Commemorative Jazz Collection
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : WRTI
7:28 PM
Artist : Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers
Album : Three Blind Mice, Vol. 2
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 1962
Label : Blue Note
7:41 PM
Artist : Sean Dobbins and the Modern Jazz Messengers
Album : Blue Horizons
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Detroit Music Factory
7:48 PM
Artist : Matthais Bublath
Album : Oceans
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : MB Note
7:54 PM
King Tut Strut
Artist : Will Calhoun
Album : Life In This World
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Motema
8:02 PM
Artist : David Weiss Endangered Species
Album : Music of Wayne Shorter: Live
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Motema
8:17 PM
In The Midst of the Morning
Artist : Victor Goines
Album : Twilight
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Rosemary Joseph Records
8:31 PM
The Maze
Artist : Alex Sipiagin
Album : From Reality and Back
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : 5 Passion
8:43 PM
The Empty Chair (For Clare)
Artist : Dave Holland
Album : Prism
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Dare2 Records
8:52 PM
Blue People
Artist : Francisco Mora Catlett
Album : Afro Horn - Rare Metal
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : AACE Records
9:04 PM
Artist : Chick Corea
Album : The Vigil
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Concord Jazz
9:18 PM
Gritty Folk
Artist : Derrick Hodge
Album : Live Today
TrackNumber : 12
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Blue Note
9:23 PM
Girls’ Night Out
Artist : Imer Santiago
Album : Hidden Journey
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Jazz Music City
9:33 PM
Stones of Orion
Artist : George Duke
Album : Dreamweaver
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Heads Up
9:40 PM
Brother Fifi
Artist : Ryan Cohan
Album : The River
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Motema
9:49 PM
No Moon At All
Artist : Eldar Djangirov Trio
Album : Breakthrough
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Motema
9:52 PM
Alex’s Place
Artist : Martin Bejerano
Album : Potential Energy
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Figgland Records


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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WRTI Spotlight
12:54 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

2013 Labor Day Weekend Jazz Countdown

Don't miss this year's top 100 jazz countdown! It's the jazz songs that you voted for over the holiday weekend. Listen starting on Friday, August 30 at 6 pm, Sunday, September 1 from 8 to midnight, and Monday, September 2 starting at 6 pm and ending when the #1 song is played.  You'll find the list below as the countdown begins!

The Votes Are In!
10:06 am
Sat August 24, 2013

Coming Up: 2013 Listener-Favorite Classical and Jazz Countdowns Over Labor Day Weekend!

You voted...listen for the results! It's your favorite 30 classical works and 100 jazz songs on WRTI. Start listening on Friday, August 30th at noon and through Monday, September 2nd to hear your favorites. Don't miss a moment!

WRTI Picks from NPR Music
11:19 am
Wed August 21, 2013

'Beauty' On Orrin Evans' Block

Orrin Evans.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed August 21, 2013 12:10 pm

On Philadelphia pianist Orrin Evans' trio version of Ornette Coleman's "Blues Connotation," drummer Donald Edwards and bassist Eric Revis set a New Orleans second-line groove tinged with vintage hip-hop. A beat like that is catnip to Evans, who gets right down and rolls in it.

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