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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37 Pieces

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
70 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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This week on Jazz Most Wanted…We have a nice mix of talent on our latest top ten list, from jazz legends who helped pave the way, to young jazz sta...

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  • Added: Oct 13, 2021
  • Length: 58:54
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In this show, host Jeff Rupert, examines jazz Fusion. Does Fusion lead to confusion? Jeff contends that fusion is artists taking the great elements...

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  • Added: Oct 11, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted…Let’s talk “girl power!” Of the ten Jazz Most Wanted contenders, four of them are very talented ladies of jazz and th...

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  • Added: Oct 07, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Host Jeff Rupert examines the idea of playing on a whim. Musicians coming to record dates not prepared, showing up and taking it from there. And he...

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted…Mike LeDonne has gotten very comfortable in the number one position on our Jazz Most Wanted top ten list. Will he be ...

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2021
  • Length: 59:07
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In this episode of Jazz and the American Spirit, along with host Jeff Rupert, we enjoy and examine the music of Autumn. Jeff takes us on a musical ...

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted…There is such a wonderfully diverse group that makes up our countdown this week, and they all seem to be on the fast ...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2021
  • Length: 59:11
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In this episode, host Jeff Rupert checks out two completely different pianists and composers, Duke Ellington and Thelonious Monk. Or are they that ...

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted…It’s all about family when it comes to the duo that’s in the number one spot again this week. The husband and wife te...

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  • Added: Sep 15, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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Jimmy Cobb, Paul Chambers, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley, Bill Evans and Wynton Kelley. What do they all have in common? In 1959 ...

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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