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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October 04, 2013

6:05 PM
My Old Flame
Artist : Iverson-Konitz-Grenadier-Rossy
Album : Costumes Are Mandatory
TrackNumber : 13
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : High Note
6:12 PM
That’s The Beginning of the End
Artist : Ed Reed
Album : I'm A Shy Guy
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Blue Shorts Records
6:17 PM
Satin Doll
Artist : Christian Winther & Richard D. Johnson
Album : two People
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Two People Productions
6:26 PM
I’m In The Mood For Love
Artist : Ahmad Jamal
Album : Saturday Morning
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Jazzbook Records
6:33 PM
A Good Day
Artist : Eugenie Jones
Album : Black Lace Blue Tears
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Open Mic Records
6:41 PM
Wednesday Morning
Artist : The Chris Parker Trio
Album : The Chris Parker Trio
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : GPR Records
6:48 PM
Save The Children
Artist : Geri Allen
Album : Grand River Crossings
TrackNumber : 14
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Motema
6:55 PM
Everybody’s Talkin’
Artist : Freddie Cole
Album : This And That
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : High Note
7:00 PM
Everything I’ve Got
Artist : Larry McKenna
Album : From All Sides
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Larry McKenna
7:11 PM
The Lineup
Artist : Gilad Edelman
Album : My Groove, Your Move
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Sharp 9 Records
7:17 PM
One Note Samba
Artist : Ginetta M.
Album : Standards
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Kickin' Wiccan Music
7:23 PM
Easy Walker
Artist : Christian McBride Trio
Album : Out Here
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Mack Avenue Records
7:31 PM
Artist : Etienne Charles
Album : Creole Soul
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Culture Shock Music
7:37 PM
Hidden Journey
Artist : Imer Santiago
Album : Hidden Journey
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Jazz Music City
7:46 PM
Artist : Gregory Porter
Album : Liquid Spirit
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Blue Note
7:51 PM
The Sun Within
Artist : Conrad Herwig
Album : A Voice Through The Door
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
8:00 PM
Artist : David Weiss
Album : Endangered Species: The Music of Wayne Shorter
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Motema
8:11 PM
Artist : David Chesky
Album : Jazz In The New Harmonic
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Chesky Records
8:21 PM
Nothing But The Truth
Artist : Bill O’Connell & the Latin Jazz All-Stars
Album : Zocalo
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Savant
8:32 PM
Blue People
Artist : Francisco Mora Catlett
Album : Afro Horn - Rare Metal
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : AACE Records
8:44 PM
Grand Central
Artist : Warren Wolf
Album : Wolfgang
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Mack Avenue Records
8:52 PM
Artist : Randy Brecker
Album : The Brecker Brothers Band Reunion
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Piloo Records
9:04 PM
Settegast Strut
Artist : Steve Turre
Album : The Bones of Art
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : High Note
9:13 PM
Artist : Shirantha Beddage
Album : Saucy
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Addo Records
9:24 PM
Artist : Tom Dempsey
Album : Saucy
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Planet Arts
9:33 PM
Up Jumped Spring
Artist : Joey DeFrancesco
Album : One For Rudy
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : High Note
9:41 PM
Senior Moment
Artist : Calvin Keys
Album : Electric Keys
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Wide Hive
9:49 PM
Dorm Life
Artist : Orrin Evans
Album : "...It Was Beauty"
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
9:54 PM
Artist : Dave Holland
Album : Prism
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Dare2 Records


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!