WUCF

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WUCF, a listener supported service of the University of Central Florida, Orlando, broadcasts a 24-hour schedule of jazz music and other non-commercial programming from the University of Central Florida. 

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Jazz and the American Spirit examines the great stories of Jazz across America by looking at and listening to the musicians who have created it. Hosted by saxophonist and University of Central Florida Director of Jazz Studies Jeff Rupert.

  • From: WUCF
  • Updated: Jan 29, 2021
Caption: Jazz Most Wanted
43 Pieces

Each week, Jazz Most Wanted counts down the song and artist from number ten to number one by playing the individual songs and by highlighting the players and aspects of the recording that make it special!

  • From: WUCF
  • Updated: Jun 08, 2020

Latest Pieces

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Jeff Rupert examines the earthy, funky, bluesy sound of Soul Jazz. To illustrate the genre, Jeff brings along Donald Byrd, Harold Mabern, Les McCan...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted...Our most recent top ten has had some talent with staying power. Eric Reed has spent twelve weeks on Jazz Most Wante...

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  • Added: Apr 08, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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In Part Two of The Birth of the Cool, Jeff Rupert continues his look at the players who are a part of the movement. Including an alto sax player wh...

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  • Added: Apr 05, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted...Our current top ten artists have been playing a very interesting game of musical chairs this past week and that mea...

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  • Added: Mar 31, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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In this episode of Jazz and the American Spirit, Jeff Rupert takes a look at jazz and the Birth of the Cool. But hasn’t jazz always been cool from ...

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  • Added: Mar 29, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted We have a lot of new JMW contenders that are making a very fast rise towards Number One in an attempt to edge out our...

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  • Added: Mar 25, 2021
  • Length: 58:55
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In this episode of Jazz and the American Spirit Jeff Rupert continues surveying the music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. Did you know there...

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  • Added: Mar 22, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted...We had a new number one last week and that means there are a number of spots up for grabs. Who will land in the top...

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  • Added: Mar 17, 2021
  • Length: 58:55
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On this episode of Jazz and the American Spirit, Jeff Rupert talks about their musical partnership and checks out all things Billy Strayhorn and Du...

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted...Our current top ten artists have been playing a very interesting game of musical chairs this past week, and that me...

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  • Added: Mar 10, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1