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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January 10, 2014

6:06 PM
Good Morning Heartache
Artist : Jane Ira Bloom
Album : Sixteen Sunsets
Label : OutLine
6:11 PM
Artist : John Clayton w./ Gerald Clayton
Album : Parlor Series
Label : Artist Share Records
6:08 PM
Another Side Of The Ocean
Artist : Amina Figarova
Album : Twelve
Label : In & Out Records
6:27 PM
If Ever I Would Leave You
Artist : Cassandra Wilson w./ Jacky Tearrasson
Album : Rendezvous
Label : Blue Note
6:33 PM
Artist : Cannonball Adderley
Album : Sharpshooters
Label : Mercury
6:38 PM
Candid Camera
Artist : Jon Davis
Album : Upfront
Label : Positone
6:47 PM
Nancy (With The Laughing Face)
Artist : Grant Green
Album : Complete Quartets With Sonny Clark
Label : Blue Note
6:53 PM
Mister Kleckley
Artist : Jon Weber
Album : Simple Complex
Label : Sound Century Jazz
7:02 PM
When Your Lover Has Gone
Artist : Jazz Giants Of 1958 w./Getz, Sweets,Oscar Peterson
Album : Jazz Giants '58
Label : Verve
7:09 PM
Artist : Keith Jarrett
Album : Somewhere
Label : ECM Records
7:17 PM
When I’m Alone With You
Artist : Tim Warfield
Album : Inspire Me
Label : HHM Music
7:23 PM
Artist : Milt Jackson/Joe Pass/Ray Brown
Album : The Big 3
Label : Pablo
7:33 PM
Chan’s Song
Artist : Jacky Terrasson
Album : Rendezvous
Label : Blue Note
7:38 PM
Never Can Say Goodbye
Artist : Kevin Mahogany
Album : Pride And Joy
Label : Telarc
7:44 PM
On Green Dolphin Street
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : Miles '58
Label : Columbia
7:54 PM
Some Other Time
Artist : Ayako Shirasaki
Album : Some Other Time
Label : Jan Matthies Records
8:02 PM
Artist : The Sheryl Bailey 4
Album : For All Those Living
Label : Pure Music Records
8:09 PM
I Remember Clifford
Artist : Mark Murphy
Album : The Artistry Of Mark Murphy
Label : Muse
8:15 PM
Au Privave
Artist : Charlie Parker
Album : Bird's Best Bop On Verve
Label : Verve
8:18 PM
Au Privave
Artist : Max Roach
Album : Plays Charlie Parker
Label : Mercury
8:23 PM
For Simon
Artist : Peter Beets Trio
Album : New York Trio ...Page 2
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
8:34 PM
Joy Is Sorrow Unmasked
Artist : Roy Hargrove
Album : Earfood
Label : Emarcy
8:38 PM
September In The Rain
Artist : Pete Smyser
Album : Celebrating The Songs Of Harry Warren
Label : N/A
8:46 PM
Miguel’s Party
Artist : Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Album : Soundtrack: Les Liasion Dangereuses
Label :
8:50 PM
I Don’t Want To Be Kissed
Artist : Joey DeFrancesco
Album : One For Rudy
Label : High Note
8:55 PM
Dance With Me
Artist : Harold Mabern
Album : Right On Time
Label : Smoke Sessions Records
9:06 PM
Deep In A Dream
Artist : Sonny Clark w./ Charlie Rouse
Album : Leapin' And Lopin'
Label : Blue Note
9:12 PM
Artist : Hubert Laws
Album : Wild Flower
Label : Atlantic
9:20 PM
Enjoy It While You Can
Artist : Luke Carlos O’Reilly
Album : 3 Suites
Label : N/A
9:24 PM
Can You Imagine?
Artist : Todd Coolman
Album : Perfect Strangers
Label : Artist Share Records
9:35 PM
Water Under Bridges
Artist : Gregory Porter
Album : Liquid Spirit
Label : Blue Note
9:38 PM
I Know You Know
Artist : George Cotsirilos
Album : Variations
Label : OA2 Records
9:44 PM
Freedom Jazz Dance
Artist : Eddie Harris
Album : The In-Sound
Label : Atlantic
9:55 PM
Come Together
Artist : Wolf & Clark
Album : Wolf & Clark Expedition
Label :


Live Broadcast From the Philadelphia Museum of Art
12:13 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

Warm Up for the Center City Jazz Festival at Art After 5!

Trombonist Ernest Stuart is founder of the Center City Jazz Festival

Join WRTI’s Jeff Duperon this Friday, April 11th at 6 pm as he broadcasts live from Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. On the radio, you'll hear the great jazz you expect from WRTI, along with insight and commentary about the third annual Center City Jazz Festival, which is coming up on April 19th. Trombonist Ernest Stuart, founder of the Festival, will speak with Jeff about all the details.

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WRTI Spotlight
2:08 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Women In Jazz Philly Tour with Jeff Duperon, Sunday, March 23, 8:30 PM

Vocalist Rhenda Fearrington

Join us this Sunday night at 8:30 PM, when Jeff Duperon welcomes the "Women in Jazz Philly Tour" to his show. The tour is honoring women's history month, and features the all-female jazz group "nVizion." The "Last-Stop concert" is Sunday, March 30 from 4 to 6 pm at St. Terese Church, 6611 Ardleigh Street in Philadelphia.

Vocalists Rhenda Ferrington, Lauren Lark, Shamika Byrd, and Julie Charnet with Kendrah Butler on piano and Sadayah Roberts on drums will stop by to discuss this important event.  

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Latest from Icon Magazine
12:03 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Jazz Guitarist Pat Metheny: Unified as a Whole

Pat Metheny

With the 2014 release of Kin (←→), Pat Metheny adds one more notch—another restlessly searching album that marks the zone between all jazz, all rock and all-world music—to his belt of aesthetic enterprises filled with zeal and innovation.

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Jeff Duperon at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
5:03 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Live From Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art: February 21 at 6 PM

Tenor sax player David Sanchez

Kick off your weekend with WRTI’s Jeff Duperon on Friday, February 21, at 6 pm, as he broadcasts his show from the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Art After 5 program.  This time around, Puerto Rican-born, Latin Grammy Award-winning tenor sax man David Sanchez will be performing. We expect another fantastic evening of music in the warm and welcoming setting of the museum’s Great Stair Hall.

Station Announcements
7:30 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

The Berks Jazz Fest Is Coming Up...

Are you planning on checking out the 2014 Berks Jazz Fest in Reading? It's a must-attend event. Of course, we'll be there! Mark your calendar now, drive up between March 28th and April 6th, and stop by and say hello to some of our WRTI hosts - Jeff Duperon on Friday night the 28th, and Bob Perkins on Sunday morning the 30th.

Details and full lineup here.

Romantic Jazz for Valentine's Day
6:34 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Cupid's Jazz Soundtrack

If you think about it, jazz songs are some of the most romantic in existence. From the standards of the Great American Songbook, to steamy bossa nova songs, and on to the classic and contemporary ballads of love, the language of devotion has been whispered through your speakers since you started listening to this great art form.

Live from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
2:36 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Live from Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art: January 17 at 6 PM

Join WRTI’s Jeff Duperon as he broadcasts live from Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, tonight starting at 6 pm. The featured performers at the museum are the East Gipsy Band, respected jazz and gypsy musicians from the Hungarian music scene. Integrating traditional Roma music with improvisation and jazz, their music features well-known French, German, Italian, Hungarian, and Roma tunes. Jazz saxophonist and keyboardist Tim Ries performs on their debut album, released in May 2011.

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
11:05 am
Wed December 18, 2013

The 2013 NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll

Wayne Shorter.
Robert Ashcroft Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed December 18, 2013 4:09 pm

NPR Music is pleased to present the results of a poll asking well over 100 jazz critics to pick their favorite recordings of 2013.

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
11:05 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Wayne Shorter And The Year's Other Passing Scenery

Wayne Shorter, who turned 80 in 2013, won the NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll by a large margin.
Robert Ashcroft Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed December 18, 2013 7:00 pm

It says a lot about his enduring hold on jazz listeners that over a half century into his career, the descriptive phrases most commonly put in front of Wayne Shorter's name — along with "the great saxophonist and composer" — remain "the elusive" and "the enigmatic." The inside tray card to Shorter's Without a Net, the runaway Best Album winner in this year's NPR Music Jazz Critics P

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The Jazz Countdown Begins on Dec. 29th
3:53 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Your Favorite Music of the Year: The Top 100 Jazz Releases of 2013

Don't miss the annual Top 100 Jazz Countdown on WRTI.

Join us as we take a walk through the wonderful new jazz releases of the year. The Top 100 of 2013 will kick off at 8 pm on Sunday, December 29th with Jeff Duperon, and will run until midnight. J. Michael Harrison will continue the Countdown on Monday and Tuesday night from 9 pm to midnight.

We'll ring in the New Year with your top favorite new jazz releases of the year. So make sure you spend New Year’s Eve with WRTI, and find out this year's top pick!

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