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 24, 2012

6:05 PM
Night Shadows
Artist : Bruce Barth
Album : Three Things of Beauty
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Savant
6:12 PM
Song Without Words
Artist : Rich Thompson Trio
Album : Generations
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Origin Records
6:18 PM
Time Remembered
Artist : Chick Corea & Gary Burton
Album : Hot House
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Concord Jazz
6:27 PM
The Very Thought of You
Artist : The Jay Lawrence Quartet
Album : Sweet Lime
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Jazz Hang Records
6:33 PM
Say It (Over and Over Again)
Artist : Michael Pedicin
Album : live @ the Loft
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : The Jazz Hut
6:43 PM
The Way You Want To Live
Artist : Gregory Porter
Album : Be Good
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Motema
6:47 PM
Artist : Andrew Swift
Album : Swift Kick
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : DClef Recordings
6:55 PM
Artist : Roni Ben-Hur & Santi Debriano
Album : Our Thing
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Motema
7:00 PM
Free For All
Artist : The Cookers
Album : Believe
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Motema
7:16 PM
The Promise
Artist : Lee Smith
Album : Sittin' On A Secret
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Vectordisc
7:23 PM
Love’s Away
Artist : Mark Masters Ensemble
Album : Ellington Saxophone Encounters
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Capri Records
7:32 PM
Entre’ Nous
Artist : Steve Williams & Jazz Nation
Album : Steve Williams & Jazz Nation
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : OA2 Records
7:41 PM
Before It’s Too Late
Artist : Milton Suggs
Album : Lyrical, Volume 1
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Skiptone Music
7:49 PM
Artist : Max Marshall
Album : Instant Camaraderie
TrackNumber : 9
Label : Jazz Hang Records
7:58 PM
A Suit of Lights
Artist : J D Allen
Album : The Matador and the Bull
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Savant
8:01 PM
Artist : Branford Marsalis Quartet
Album : Four MFs Playin' Tunes
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Marsalis Music
8:13 PM
Another Star
Artist : Yoron Israel
Album : Visions - The Music of Stevie Wonder
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Ronja Music Company
8:20 PM
You Never Tell Me Anything
Artist : Donald Vega
Album : Spiritual Nature
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : REsonance Records
8:26 PM
Artist : Lionel Loueke
Album : Heritage
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Blue Note
8:31 PM
Clean House
Artist : Orrin Evans
Album : Flip The Script
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Posi Tone
8:36 PM
Tune for Trane
Artist : Eric Vaughn
Album : Minor Relocation
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Broken Time Records
8:42 PM
Check Out Time
Artist : Ravi Coltrane
Album : Spirit Fiction
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Blue Note
8:52 PM
Artist : Tom Harrell
Album : Number Five
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : High Note
9:04 PM
Artist : Christian Scott
Album : Christian aTunde Adjuah
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Concord Jazz
9:18 PM
Con Alma
Artist : Ulysses Owens, Jr.
Album : Unanimous
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
9:29 PM
Family Plan
Artist : Vitaly Golovnev
Album : What Matters
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Tippin' Records
9:38 PM
Sno Peas
Artist : Michael Stephans
Album : Open Spaces
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Lunazure Records
9:46 PM
Any Minute Now
Artist : Jacam Mandricks
Album : Cloud Nine
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Posi Tone
9:53 PM
Splitting Poles
Artist : Jae Sinnett
Album : Still Standing
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : J-Nett Music


Diamond Sessions
11:11 am
Thu June 6, 2013

The Karrin Allyson & Bill McGlaughlin "Diamond Session" On WRTI: Sunday, June 9th At 4 PM

WRTI jazz host Bob Perkins with Karrin Allyson and Bill McGlaughlin in the WRTI performance studio, April 14, 2013.

Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist and pianist Karrin Allyson and radio personality Bill McGlaughlin (who is also a musician, conductor, and composer!) visited the WRTI performance studio in April and treated a few lucky guests to an amazing show. It was a fantastic afternoon in celebration of WRTI's 60th Anniversary! Join us to hear a broadcast of the session on Sunday, June 9th at 4 pm.

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Station Announcements
11:18 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Wine & Jazz & Beauty & Fun on June 1st: Need We Say More?

Longwood Gardens is the perfect spot for wine and jazz!

WRTI is thrilled to partner, once again, with Longwood Gardens for this year's Wine and Jazz Festival. The date is Saturday, June 1st from 12 noon to 5:30 pm. The Branford Marsalis Quartet will headline this year's festival as part of a superb lineup that will make for a full afternoon of first-class music.  Other performers include the Anat Cohen Quartet, the Alfredo Rodriguez Trio, and jazz vocalist Joanna Pascale.

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Berks Fest Live Remote Broadcasts
1:12 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

WRTI At The 23rd Annual Boscov's Berks Jazz Fest In Reading

The Boscov's Berks Jazz Fest 2013 runs from April 5th to 14th in Reading.

WRTI continues a long-standing relationship with the Berks Jazz Fest, which runs from April 5th through the 14th in Reading, PA. Jeff Duperon will broadcast live from the Berks on BOTH Friday and Saturday nights of the Festival, and Bob Perkins will bring you some "GM" in the AM from Reading on Sunday, April 7th.

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WRTI Spotlight
1:39 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

ICON Magazine's New All-Jazz Column

Jazz drummer Bruce Klauber is premiering a brand-new jazz column, "The Jazz Scene," in the March edition of ICON, the local cutting-edge arts magazine.

Klauber was a recent guest on Jeff Duperon's show. Listen to the interview here.

WRTI Spotlight
2:00 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Top 100 Jazz Tunes of 2012: The List!

We counted down your 100 favorite new jazz releases of 2012 during the last week of December. The order of the songs reflects the number of votes received in the weekly Jazz Hot 11.

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All Jazz Standards on Thursday and Friday!
8:35 am
Thu November 15, 2012

A Splendidly "Standard" Thanksgiving on WRTI: November 22nd and 23rd

Spend the Thanksgiving holiday with WRTI as we page through the Great American Songbook to celebrate one of the great American holidays!  From Gershwin and Porter compositions to tunes that the jazz giants made standard, these great pieces will be the perfect companion to your Thanksgiving feast.  You'll hear the greatest singers and bandleaders of jazz along with contemporary arrangements of these popular tunes.

We'll kick off the festivities at 6 pm on Thanksgiving and continue through Saturday morning. Join us as we give thanks for great music!

WRTI Spotlight
7:38 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Live From Cape May's Exit Zero Jazz Festival: Nov. 9th and 10th

Tune in this Friday from 6 to 10 pm, and Saturday from 6 to 9 pm as Jeff Duperon celebrates the triumphant return of jazz to Cape May, NJ with two live broadcasts from the Inaugural Exit 0 International Jazz Festival.

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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!