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

September 13, 2013

6:06 PM
Bluesette
Artist : Mary Louise Knutson
Album : In The Bubble
Label : Meridian Jazz
6:13 PM
Dreamer
Artist : Joe Henderson
Album : Double Rainbow
Label : Verve
6:19 PM
Nick Off The Mark
Artist : Terell Stafford
Album : WRTI 60th Anniversary CD
Label : WRTI
6:32 PM
Lifewish
Artist : Michael Dease
Album : Coming Home
Label : D Clef Records
6:42 PM
Just A Little Lovin’
Artist : T.S.Monk
Album : Crosstalk
Label : N-Coded Music
6:50 PM
The Deep Valley Of Swing
Artist : Temple University Jazz Band
Album : To Thad With Love
Label : BCM+D
6:56 PM
Heath Brothers
Artist : Two Tees
Album : Endurance
Label : JLP Records
7:00 PM
Sometime Ago
Artist : Lee Ritenour
Album : Stolen Moments
Label : GRP Records
7:11 PM
Things Were Done Yesterday
Artist : Warren Wolf
Album : Wolfgang
Label : Mack Avenue Records
7:17 PM
Fever
Artist : Jimmy Smith & Kenny Burrell
Album : Blue Bash
Label : Verve
7:22 PM
Sunrise
Artist : Ayako Shirasaki
Album : Some Other Time
Label : Jan Matthies Records
7:30 PM
Low Down
Artist : Vanguard Jazz Orchestra
Album : Forever Lasting
Label : Planet Arts
7:35 PM
Mister Kleckley
Artist : Jon Weber
Album : Simple Complex
Label :
7:44 PM
Standard Domain
Artist : Paul Carr
Album : Standard Domain
Label : Paul Carr Jazz
7:50 PM
Swing Low
Artist : Bobby McFerrin & Esperanza Spaulding
Album : Spirit You All
Label : Masterworks
7:54 PM
Where Or When
Artist : Emmet Cohen
Album : In The Element
Label : BadaBeep Records
8:01 PM
Better Days Ahead (Live)
Artist : Pat Metheny Group
Album : The Road To You
Label : Geffen Records
8:09 PM
Raincheck
Artist : Terell Stafford
Album : This SIde Of Strayhorn
Label : MaxJazz Records
8:19 PM
Blues For Bobby
Artist : Anthony Smith Vibraphone Quartet
Album : Connections Volume One
Label : Jazz Chord Records
8:29 PM
You Don’t Love Me (No No No)
Artist : Etienne Charles
Album : Creole
Label : Culture Shock Records
8:34 PM
Easy Walker
Artist : Christian McBride Trio
Album : Out Here
Label : Mack Avenue Records
8:44 PM
Spiritual
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : Live AT The Village Vanguard
Label : Impulse
8:44 PM
Spiritual
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : Live AT The Village Vanguard
Label : Impulse
8:58 PM
Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off
Artist : Oscar Peterson
Album : The Gershwin Songbooks
Label : Verve
9:06 PM
Girl’s Night Out
Artist : Imer Santiago
Album : Hidden Journey
Label : Jazz Music City
9:13 PM
Be-Bop Lives (Boplicity)
Artist : Giacomo Gates
Album : Miles Tones
Label : Savant
9:19 PM
Isn’t It Romantic
Artist : Rotem Sivan
Album : Enchanted Sun
Label : Steeple Chase Records
9:24 PM
The Good Doctor
Artist : Ben Wolfe
Album : From HereI See
Label : MaxJazz Records
9:34 PM
Know What I Mean?
Artist : Cannonball Adderley
Album : Know What I Mean?
Label : Riverside
9:38 PM
Blues Gathering
Artist : Clayton Brothers
Album : The Gathering
Label : Artist Share Records
9:46 PM
Annete’s For Sure
Artist : Steve Turre
Album : Woody's Delight
Label : High Note
9:53 PM
Whisper Not
Artist : Joris Teepe
Album : Bottom Line
Label : Mons Records

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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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