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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September 14, 2012

6:05 PM
It’s Alright With Me
Artist : John Di Martino
Album : Turnaround
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Kilamanjaro Disques
6:11 PM
Never Let Me Go
Artist : David Kikoski
Album : Consequences
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
6:18 PM
Night and Day
Artist : Cheryl Bentyne
Album : Let's Misbehave
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Summit
6:23 PM
Wondering Why
Artist : Bruce Barth
Album : Three Things of Beauty
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Savant
6:30 PM
Blue In Green
Artist : Paul Kogut
Album : Turn of Phrase
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : blujazz
6:55 PM
Change Is Gonna Come
Artist : Hannibal
Album : One With The Wind
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 1994
Label : Muse
7:00 PM
Flying Red
Artist : Jerry Bergonzi
Album : Shifting Gears
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Savant
7:14 PM
1828 I Street
Artist : The Jay Lawrence Quartet
Album : Sweet Lime
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Jazz Hang Records
7:21 PM
Takin’ It There
Artist : Graham Dechter
Album : Takin' It There
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Capri Records
7:29 PM
Super Star
Artist : Lee Smith
Album : Sitin' On A Secret
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Vectordisc
7:52 PM
Artist : Lewis Nash Quintet
Album : The Highest Mountain
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Cellar Live
8:02 PM
Artist : Christian Scott
Album : Christian aTunde Adjuah
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Concord
8:18 PM
First Trip
Artist : Donald Vega
Album : Spiritual Nature
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Resonance Records
8:26 PM
Freddie’s Mood
Artist : Nobuki Takamen
Album : Three Wishes
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Summit
8:35 PM
Let’s Think of Something To Do
Artist : John Ellis
Album : It's You I Like
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
8:43 PM
A House Is Not A Home
Artist : Kurt Elling
Album : 1619 Broadway - The Brill Building Project
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Concord Jazz
8:50 PM
Where Were You When I Needed You
Artist : Yoron Israel
Album : Visions - The Music of Stevie Wonder
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Ronja Music Company
9:04 PM
Artist : Steve Williams & Jazz Nation
Album : Steve Williams & Jazz Nation
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : OA2 Records
9:11 PM
Soul Power
Artist : Maceo Parker WDR Big Band
Album : Soul Classics
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Razor & Tie
9:19 PM
It Might As Well Be Spring
Artist : Charles Fambrough
Album : live @ Zanzibar Blue
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : Random Chance Records
9:25 PM
The Virginia Gentleman
Artist : Reggie Quinerly
Album : Music Inspired by Freedman Town
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Redefinition Music
9:33 PM
Body And Soul
Artist : Tia Fuller feat. Dianne Reeves
Album : Angelic Warrior
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Mack Avenue Records
9:40 PM
NYC 1800’s
Artist : Avery Sharpe
Album : Sojourner Truth "...ain't I a woman"
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : JKNM Records
9:49 PM
The Girl from Massapequa
Artist : Brubeck Brothers Quartet
Album : LifeTimes
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Blue Forest Records
9:56 PM
A Remark You Made
Artist : Russ Nolan
Album : Tell Me
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Rhinoceruss Music


CD Selections
4:41 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Maureen Malloy Suggests: Etienne Charles, CREOLE SOUL

Many people hear the word "Creole" and immediately think of New Orleans. So it's easy to look at bandleader/trumpeter Etienne Charles’ new album, Creole Soul, and assume it's full of traditional jazz or New Orleans-style trumpet.  This is not the case, as Charles’ background (and playing) is actually the true epitome of Creole.

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2013 Newport Jazz Festival LIVE!
12:35 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Newport Jazz Festival LIVE Webcast: Right Here On WRTI.ORG, August 3 and 4

Can't make it to Rhode Island for this year's Newport Jazz Festival? No worries...just visit us online at WRTI.org for LIVE webcasts starting on Saturday, August 3rd and Sunday, August 4th.

Click here for Live Webcasts!

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Live Webcasts on August 3 and 4
1:36 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

5 To Watch: Newport Jazz Festival Debuts

Dee Alexander is among the artists leading a band for the first time at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.
Courtesy of the artist

Major jazz gatherings such as the Newport Jazz Festival — which dates back to 1954 — have always relied on big names to attract visitors. The 2013 edition is no different, with headliners such as Wayne Shorter (with Herbie Hancock), Marcus Miller, Chick Corea, Eddie Palmieri and Esperanza Spalding.

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
5:02 pm
Sat July 27, 2013

Piano Mastery, Trinidadian Trumpet, Singing Apes: New Jazz

Trumpeter Etienne Charles' new album is called Creole Soul.
Laura Ferreira Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon July 29, 2013 10:26 am

It's been too long since we simply sat up and pointed out a few of the many new releases worth a set of ears. Luckily, the staff on weekends at All Things Considered thought the same. They invited me to sit down with host Jacki Lyden and play a few cuts for them.

Here's music from an elder statesman of piano, a trumpeter who understands creole music personally, a drummer who writes tunes with a payoff, and a singer in her early 20s with maturity and kick.

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WRTI Spotlight
12:56 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Etienne Charles With Jeff Duperon: Friday, July 26 At 6:30 PM

Etienne Charles

Tune in to hear from one of the most compelling and exciting young jazz artists ushering the genre into groundbreaking new territory.  Freshly 30, trumpeter, composer, and educator Etienne Charles, a Juilliard grad, has already recorded three impressive and well-received albums for his own Culture Shock Music imprint.

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Jazz With Jeff Duperon
5:59 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Ty Stephens and Peter Beets with Jeff Duperon, Friday, June 28

Ty Stephens

Jazz with Jeff Duperon is busy Friday June 28th, 6-10 pm! Jeff welcomes singer/songwriter Ty Stephens and the Dutch pianist, composer, and arranger Peter Beets for an in-depth look into their music.

If a triple threat can sing, dance, and act, then mark the Philly-born and -raised Ty Stephens down for seven threats! For over 25 years he's been a globe-trotting singer, dancer, actor, songwriter, author, musical playwight, and stage director. At 6:30, Ty Stephens talks to Jeff.

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WRTI Spotlight
10:47 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Jeff Duperon Live from the Keswick, June 22, 6 pm

Roy Ayers

Join Jeff Duperon as he broadcasts live from the new West Oak Lane Jazz Festival on Saturday, June 22nd. It's an all-day party indoors at the Keswick Theatre in Glenside starting at 2:30 pm, sponsored by WRTI as part of our 60th Anniversary Celebration!

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Jazz With Jeff Duperon
1:28 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Jazz with Jeff Duperon: Roy Ayers, Friday June 21

The Godfather of Neo-Soul, Roy Ayers, visits Jazz with Jeff Duperon Friday, June 21st at 6:30 pm. The vibraphonist and singer is among the best-known, most-loved, and respected jazz and R&B artists on the scene today.

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WRTI Spotlight
10:26 am
Thu June 20, 2013

Bob James With Jeff Duperon: Sunday, June 23 At 8:30 PM

On Sunday, June 23 at 8:30 pm, Jazz with Jeff Duperon welcomes pianist, composer, and arranger Bob James, whose long career continues to evolve. From his early days in Missouri to his winning of two Grammy Awards, Bob James has captivated audiences around the world.

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WRTI Spotlight
2:41 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

Flutist Bobbi Humphrey on Jazz Conversations: June 14 At 6:30 PM

Join us on Friday, June 14th at 6:30 PM as Jeff Duperon welcomes renowned flutist and composer Bobbi Humphrey.  Often referred to as the "First Lady of the Flute" by the critics and listeners alike, Bobbi has been playing her special brand of music to audiences around the world for over three decades.