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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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
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
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
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
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


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.