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

June 21, 2013

6:04 PM
Marcus
Artist : Bill Peterson Trio
Album : Ruby Diamond
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Summit
6:11 PM
Sometimes I’m Happy
Artist : Freddy Cole
Album : This and That
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : High Note
6:17 PM
Route 66
Artist : George Benson
Album : Inspiration a tribute to Nat King Cole
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Concord
6:23 PM
Moonlight In Vermont
Artist : Aaron Diehl
Album : The Bespoke Man's Narrative
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Mack Avenue
6:46 PM
Lifeline
Artist : Roy Ayers Ubiquity
Album : Lifeline
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 1977
Label : Polydor
6:51 PM
The Backwards Step
Artist : Tim Warfield
Album : Eye of the Beholder
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
7:01 PM
The Good Doctor
Artist : Ben Wolfe
Album : From Here I See
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : MAXJAZZ
7:21 PM
Is That So?
Artist : Wallace Roney
Album : Understanding
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : High Note
7:29 PM
Pretty Lady
Artist : Frank Wess
Album : Magic 101
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : IPO Recordings
7:40 PM
The Blue Whale
Artist : David Binney
Album : Lifted Land
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
7:52 PM
Bridge To Nowhere
Artist : Dave Douglas Quintet
Album : Time Travel
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Greenleaf Music
8:01 PM
In The Mist of the Morning
Artist : Victor Goines
Album : Twilight
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Rosemary Joseph Records
8:14 PM
Melisma
Artist : Luis Perdomo
Album : Links
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
8:21 PM
Rolling Vamp
Artist : Tarbaby
Album : Ballad of Sam Langford
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Hipnotic Records
8:31 PM
Pet Step Sitter’s Theme Song
Artist : Terence Blanchard
Album : Magnetic
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Blue Note
8:47 PM
Black Elk Speaks
Artist : Orrin Evans
Album : "...It Was Beauty"
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Criss Cross Jazz
8:51 PM
South American Soldiers
Artist : The Landham Brothers
Album : The Shape of Things To Come
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Landham Brothers Music
9:04 PM
Listen To The Heroes Cry
Artist : Christian McBride & Inside Straight
Album : People Music
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Mack Avenue Records
9:13 PM
Ain’t No Sunshine
Artist : Joe Locke
Album : Lay Down My Heart
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Motema
9:19 PM
Save The Children
Artist : Denise King & Olivier Hutman
Album : Give Me The High Sign
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Cristal Records
9:24 PM
The Promise
Artist : Lee Smith
Album : Sittin' On A Secret
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Vectordisc
9:33 PM
In Joy
Artist : Alex Snydman
Album : Fortunate Action
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Alex Snydman Music
9:40 PM
An Amber Shade of Blue
Artist : Yellowjackets
Album : A Rise In The Road
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Mack Avenue Records
9:50 PM
Edenfred
Artist : Darryl Harper
Album : The Edenfred Files
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Hipnotic Records
9:55 PM
The Graduate
Artist : David Murray Infinity Quartet
Album : Be My Monster Love
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Motema

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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

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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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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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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