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


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!