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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December 28, 2012

6:05 PM
Upper West Side Story
Artist : Bobby Broom
Album :
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Origin Records
6:13 PM
Hold on Me
Artist : Esperanza Spalding
Album : Radio Music Society
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Heads Up
6:17 PM
Artist : Mary Louise Knutson
Album : In The Bubble
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Meridan Jazz
6:25 PM
The Thrill Is Gone
Artist : Luciana Souza
Album : The Book Of Chet
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Sunnyside
6:31 PM
Old Folks
Artist : Frank Walton Sextet
Album : The Back Step
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Frank Walton Music
6:46 PM
Brother Bob
Artist : Steve Turre
Album : Woody's Delight
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : High Note
7:00 PM
Here’s That Rainy Day
Artist : The Michael Treni Big Band
Album : Boy's Night Out
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Bell Productions
7:08 PM
Willow Weep For Me
Artist : Carmen Lundy
Album : Night and Day
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Afrasia Records
7:13 PM
Rio’s Dream
Artist : Johnathan Blake
Album : The Eleventh Hour
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Sunnyside
7:21 PM
Lean Years
Artist : Pat Martino Quartet
Album : Undeniable: Live at Blues Alley
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : High Note
7:31 PM
No. 5
Artist : Tom Harrell
Album : Number Five
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : High Note
7:43 PM
Love for Sale
Artist : Jae Sinnett
Album : Still Standing
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : J-Nett Music
7:49 PM
Mambo Inn/On Green Dolphin Street
Artist : Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Jazz Band
Album : Live In Hollywood
TrackNumber : 3
Label : Concord
8:00 PM
Artist : Hendrik Meurkens
Album : Live At Bird's Eye
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Zoho
8:07 PM
My Man’s Gone Now
Artist : Bruce Barth
Album : Three Things of Beauty
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Savant
8:14 PM
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
Artist : Yoron Israel
Album : Visions:: The Music Of Stevie Wonder
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Ronja Music
8:25 PM
That’s All
Artist : Steve Tyrell
Album : I'l Take Romance
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Concord
8:33 PM
Impervious Gems
Artist : Ralph Peterson Sextet
Album : The Duality Perspective
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Onyx Productions
8:41 PM
Midnight Voyage
Artist : Michael Pedicin
Album : live @ The Loft
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : The Jazz Hut
8:52 PM
Every Day I Have the Blues
Artist : Randy Crawford & Joe Sample
Album : Live
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : PRA
8:58 PM
What Is This Thing Called Love
Artist : Cheryl Bentyne
Album : Let's Misbehave
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Summit
9:04 PM
Artist : Clipper Anderson
Album : The Road Home
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Origin Records
9:13 PM
Going Home
Artist : Charlie Haden & Hank Jones
Album : Come Sunday
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Emarcy
9:17 PM
Artist : Terri Lyne Carrington
Album : The Mosaic Project
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Concord Jazz
9:30 PM
Another Tango
Artist : Chick Corea - Eddie Gomez - Paul Motian
Album : Further Explorations
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Concord Jazz
9:36 PM
Walking the Dog
Artist : James Carter Organ Trio
Album : at the crossroads
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : EmARcy
9:46 PM
Little B’s Poem
Artist : Bobby Hutcherson
Album : Somewhere In The Night
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Kind Of Blue Records
9:54 PM
Blues for DP
Artist : Gary Smulyan
Album : Smul's Paradise
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Capri Records


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Michael Pedicin Uncut

Tenor saxophonist Michael Pedicin

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2:51 pm
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Tenor saxophonist Michael Pedicin

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Jazz Guitarist Pat Metheny: Unified as a Whole

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