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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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
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
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
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
Artist : Mark Gross
Album : Blackside
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Jazz Legacy Productions
7:33 PM
Artist : Gerald Clayton
Album : Life Forum
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Concord Jazz
7:40 PM
Artist : Noah Haidu
Album : Momentum
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Posi Tone
7:49 PM
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
Artist : Terence Blanchard
Album : Magnetic
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Blue Note
8:25 PM
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
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


WRTI Spotlight
6:59 pm
Sat July 26, 2014

Lauren Lark on Sunday Jazz with Jeff Duperon: July 27, 8:30 PM

Vocalist Lauren Lark

On Sunday, July 27th at 8:30 PM, Sunday Jazz with Jeff Duperon welcomes Lauren Lark who honed her talents of singing jazz, classical, and many genres in between with a diverse concentration on linguistics including French, Portuguese, Latin, and German at The University of The Arts and has performed at numerous venues and events worldwide.
Lauren will discuss her latest project, “A WOMAN of ONE," This musical one-woman program showcases the many talents of the Philadelphia native Lauren Lark.

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Clips From the Art After 5 Broadcast
11:13 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Meet Vocalist Kevin Valentine

Jazz vocalist Kevin Valentine

In case you missed Jeff Duperon's live broadcast from Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on July 11th, here are clips from Maureen Malloy's interview with vocalist Kevin Valentine, which aired during the broadcast.

Also, for your listening pleasure, here is some of the interview that did not make it on the air during the broadcast.  If you're wondering about possible future music from Kevin Valentine, be sure to give this a listen!

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Creatively Speaking
11:44 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Octavius Catto Celebrated In Song At The Mann Center

Civil-rights activist Octavius Catto was mudered in 1871 on his way to vote.

You never know where you'll encounter composer Uri Caine - born, raised, and educated in Philadelphia, but now equally well known in jazz and classical circles around the world. But the Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns found him rehearsing in yet another musical continent at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Olney.

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Maureen Malloy's Interview With Michael Pedicin
2:47 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Michael Pedicin Uncut

Tenor saxophonist Michael Pedicin

Locally born saxophonist Michael Pedicin has lived the life of many men. We know him for his music, but when Maureen Malloy interviewed Michael prior to his Art After 5 performance on June 20th at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, we learned that his career was much more extensive. In case you missed it, below are the clips that aired.

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Live From PMA
2:51 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Jeff Duperon with Michael Pedicin at Art After 5, June 20, 6 PM

Tenor saxophonist Michael Pedicin

Join Jeff Duperon on Friday, June 20th at 6 pm as he hosts his program live from the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  The museum’s Art After 5 series is featuring Michael Pedicin, a nationally respected post-bop saxophonist with some strong Philadelphia ties. Pedicin and his band will perform in support of their most recent release, Why Stop Now…Ubuntu.

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Latest From ICON Magazine
11:19 am
Fri June 6, 2014

Q & A with Jazz Group FOURPLAY

For more than 20 years, the world-renowned jazz group Fourplay has set the benchmark for contemporary jazz. From their eponymously titled debut in 1991, to their 2012 Heads Up release, Esprit du Four, pianist Bob James, bassist Nathan East, drummer Harvey Mason and guitarist Chuck Loeb have continued to innovate and charm listeners with their precise, dynamic instrumental jazz/pop sound. On record and on stage, their tasty grooves and virtuosity remain impressive.

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A Big Band Celebration!
2:03 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

WRTI's Big Band Kick-Off to Summer on Memorial Day Weekend!

The Airmen of Note

Memorial Day is known as the unofficial start of summer, but was established to honor fallen troops who gave their lives for our country. Join WRTI as we honor both aspects of this holiday weekend. We'll provide the perfect music to fuel your holiday barbeque all weekend long, featuring a type of jazz that - historically - goes hand-in hand with patriotism – Big Band!

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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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