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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Playlist

May 24, 2013

6:06 PM
Dedicated To You
Artist : John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman
Album : John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 1963
Label : Impulse
6:12 PM
You Are Too Beautiful
Artist : Sarah Vaughn
Album : Crazy and Mixed Up
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 1982
Label : Pablo Today
6:16 PM
I Got Lost In Her Arms
Artist : Freddy Cole
Album : Because of You
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2006
Label : High Note
6:24 PM
Peralada
Artist : Emily Bear
Album : Diversity
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Concord
6:32 PM
My Old Flame
Artist : Bob James & David Sanborn
Album : Quartette Humaine
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Okeh
6:40 PM
Horace
Artist : Bill Peterson Trio
Album : Ruby Diamond
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Summit
6:48 PM
Moonlight In Vermont
Artist : Aaron Diehl
Album : The Bespoke Man's Narrative
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Mack Avenue
6:55 PM
Turnaround
Artist : John DiMartino
Album : Turnaround
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Kilamanjaro Disques
7:03 PM
Prelude To A Kiss
Artist : Billie Holiday
Album : Jazz 'Round Midnight
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 1994
Label : Verve
7:08 PM
No More
Artist : Dinah Washington
Album : Dinah Jams
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 1954
Label : EmArcy
7:11 PM
Jumpin’ At The Woodside
Artist : Jon Hendricks and Friends
Album : Freddie Freeloader
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 1990
Label : Denon
7:17 PM
Pie Eye’s Blues
Artist : Wycliffe Gordon
Album : The Intimate Ellington: Ballads and Blues
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
7:24 PM
Straphangin’
Artist : Mark Gross
Album : Blackside
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Jazz Legacy Productions
7:33 PM
Shadamanthem
Artist : Gerald Clayton
Album : Life Forum
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Concord Jazz
7:40 PM
Momentum
Artist : Noah Haidu
Album : Momentum
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Posi Tone
7:49 PM
Soul-Leo
Artist : Mulgrew Miller Quintet
Album : Wingspan
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 1987
Label : Landmark Records
8:00 PM
I Only Have Eyes For You
Artist : Denise King & Olivier Hutman
Album : Give Me The High Sign
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label :
8:05 PM
God Bless The Child
Artist : Gregory Porter
Album : Be Good
TrackNumber : 12
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Motema
8:09 PM
What A Little Moonlight Can Do
Artist : Cecile McLorin Salvant
Album : WomanChild
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Mack Avenue Records
8:18 PM
Magnetic
Artist : Terence Blanchard
Album : Magnetic
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Blue Note
8:25 PM
Understanding
Artist : Wallace Roney
Album : Understanding
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : High Note
8:34 PM
Rolling Vamp
Artist : Tarbaby
Album : Ballad of Sam Langford
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Hipnotic Records
8:44 PM
Unusual Suspects
Artist : Christian McBride & Inside Straight
Album : People Music
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Mack Avenue
8:52 PM
Ain’t No Sunshine
Artist : Joe Locke
Album : Lay Down My Heart
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Motema
8:57 PM
Route 66
Artist : George Benson
Album : Inspiration a tribute to Nat King Cole
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Concord
9:05 PM
An Older Man Is Like An Elegant Wine
Artist : Nancy Wilson w/ Toots Thielemans & Phil Woods
Album : Jazz Vocalist Here and Now
TrackNumber : 16
ReleaseYear : 2006
Label : Concord
9:10 PM
The Very Thought of You
Artist : Everett Greene
Album : My Foolish Heart
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 1998
Label : Savant
9:16 PM
I’d Rather Leave While I’m In Love
Artist : Carmen McRae
Album : Ms. Magic
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 1986
Label : Dunhill
9:20 PM
The Good Doctor
Artist : Ben Wolfe
Album : From Here I See
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : MAXJAZZ
9:30 PM
The Release
Artist : Michael Dease
Album : Coming Home
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : D Clef Records
9:35 PM
Up & Down
Artist : Vince Ector
Album : Organatomy
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : American Showplace Music
9:44 PM
Second Thoughts
Artist : Tim Warfield
Album : Eye of the Beholder
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
9:52 PM
Bridge To Nowhere
Artist : Dave Douglas Quintet
Album : Time Travel
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Greenleaf Music

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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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