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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April 11, 2014

6:04 PM
Like Someone In Love
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : Lush Life
Label : Prestige
6:10 PM
You Won’t Forget Me
Artist : Shirley Horn
Album : You Won't Forget Me
Label : Verve
6:21 PM
From Day To Day
Artist : Luke Carlos O’Reilly
Album : 3 Suites
Label : N/A
6:38 PM
Make Someone Happy
Artist : Steve Fidyk
Album : Heads Up
Label : Positone Records
6:44 PM
Who’s Got You ?
Artist : Bobby Hutcherson
Album : Skyline
Label : Verve
6:55 PM
Our Day Will Come
Artist : Joanna Pascale
Album : Through My Eyes
Label : Stileto Records
7:01 PM
Generally Not
Artist : Matt Criscuolo
Album : Matt Criscuolo
Label : Jazzeria Records
7:14 PM
That’s The Way Of The World
Artist : Dave Striker
Album : Eight Track
Label : Strikezone Records
7:21 PM
Monkee See Monkee Doo
Artist : Tim Warfield
Album : Inspire Me
Label : HHM Records
7:27 PM
T ’N A Blues
Artist : McCoy Tyner
Album : Today And Tomorrow
Label : GRP/Impulse
7:35 PM
With You In Mind
Artist : Leslie Pintchik
Album : In The Nature Of Things
Label : Pintch Hard
7:46 PM
Artist : Kenny Burrell
Album : Be Yourself
Label : High Note Records
7:54 PM
Off To The Races
Artist : Donald Byrd
Album : Off To The Races
Label : Blue Note
8:00 PM
Just A Little Lovin’
Artist : T.S. Monk & Patricia Barber
Album : Crosstalk
Label : N-Coded Music
8:11 PM
Round Midnight
Artist : Steve Coleman And Five Elements
Album : Curves Of Life
Label : RCA
8:18 PM
Surrey With The Fringe On Top
Artist : Fred Hersch Trio
Album : Horizons
Label : Concord
8:25 PM
One For My Brother
Artist : Victor Goines
Album : Twilight
Label : Rosemany Joseph Records
8:34 PM
Artist : Larry Coryell
Album : Ttimeless
Label : Savoy Jazz
8:43 PM
Ain’t No Sunshine
Artist : Joe Locke
Album : Lay Down My Heart
Label : Motema Records
8:48 PM
Artist : Bruce Barth w./ Terell Stafford
Album : Daybreak
Label : Savant
8:55 PM
Some Other Time
Artist : Ayako Shirasaki
Album : Some Other Time
Label : Jan Matthies Records
9:06 PM
Oliloqui Valley
Artist : Herbie Hancock
Album : Empyrean Isles
Label : Blue Note
9:16 PM
Love Walked In
Artist : Vincent Herring
Album : The Uptown Shuffle
Label : Smoke Sessions
9:21 PM
Artist : Randy Brecker
Album : The Brecker Brothers Band Reunion
Label : Piloo Records
9:30 PM
Soppin’ The Biscuit
Artist : Roy Hargrove
Album : Tenors Of Our Time
Label : Verve
9:40 PM
Old Folks
Artist : Keith Jarrett
Album : Standards In Norway
Label : ECM Records
9:52 PM
Artist : Melton Mustafa
Album : The Traveling Man
Label : N/A


Special Offers
2:43 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Exit 0 Jazz Festival: Longboard Pass Discount Through Nov. 4th

Check out the inaugural Exit 0 International Jazz Festival from November 9 to 11, 2012 in Cape May, NJ. The Festival features headliner Ramsey Lewis & his Electric Band on the Main Stage of the Cape May Convention Hall, Saturday, November, 10.

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7:32 pm
Fri September 21, 2012

2012 Detroit Jazz Festival Photo Highlights

2012 Detroit Jazz Festival
Jeff Duperon

WRTI's Jeff Duperon attended the 2012 Detroit Jazz Festival.  The 33rd year of the event, presented by Chrysler, featured a one-of-a-kind lineup of today’s greatest jazz performers. The performers at this year’s Festival have been nominated for, and won, more than 200 Grammy Awards, composed film scores, and traveled the world to perform.

Here is the 2012 line-up.

WRTI Spotlight
3:07 pm
Fri September 21, 2012

Jazz Conversations with Jeff Duperon: Bassist Marcus Miller, Sept. 21st, 6:45 pm

Marcus Miller

Bassist, composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Marcus Miller will discuss his new release, Renaissance, Friday, September 21st at 6:45 pm. Marcus is performing Sunday, September 23rd at World Café Live in Philadelphia. 

Best known for his work with Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock, Marcus has also maintained a prolific solo career.  Tune in for an in-depth conversation!

WRTI Spotlight
1:16 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Jazz Conversations with Jeff Duperon: Vocalist Venissa Santi, Sept. 8th, 6:30 pm

Afro-Cuban vocalist Venissa Santi will discuss her latest project - her highly anticipated follow up to Bienvenida - on Saturday, September 8th at 6:30 pm. Don't miss it! Here's her website.

A Jazz Conversation
12:30 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Jazz Conversations with Jeff Duperon: Sax Player Michael Pedicin, Sept. 9th, 8 pm

Saxophonist Michael Pedicin will discuss his full-throttle performance on Live at the Loft, his beautifully recorded new album, on Sunday, September 9th at 8 pm. Tune in for an in-depth conversation!

WRTI Spotlight
9:06 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

WRTI Heads to the DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival

Maureen Malloy, Bob Perkins, and Jeff Duperon at the 2012 Dupont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival earlier this week

Join host Jeff Duperon this Friday, June 22nd and Saturday, June 23rd as WRTI broadcasts live from the DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival in Wilmington, Delaware. Jeff will speak with festival artists and organizers to give you the inside scoop on one of the region's premier jazz festivals.

Friday's Lineup:

  • 6:00 PM - Valerie Capers
  • 7:30 PM - Special Awards Presentations and Performances
  • 9:00 PM -Jane Monheit with special guest Mark O'Connor

Saturday's Lineup

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Jazz Interview
4:54 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

Jazz Conversations With Jeff Duperon: Marc Cary on June 15th

Marc Cary

Tune in Friday, June 15th at 6:45 pm for an in-depth conversation with jazz pianist Marc Cary; we'll discuss the origins of Go-Go Jazz.  Marc will appear at the Chicken Bone Beach Summer Jazz Series in Atlantic City on Saturday, June 16th.