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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86 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
119 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…Our top three contenders on Jazz Most Wanted aren’t budging for yet another week as they continue their chart success...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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This week, Jeff takes us all around the world to places like Sweden, Africa and New Jersey.

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  • Added: Sep 19, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted…There has been some major movement on our top ten this past week with a shift in almost every position. The competiti...

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  • Added: Sep 14, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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This week, Jeff takes a look at jazz and back to school with "School Days."

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  • Added: Sep 12, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted…We have five artists and their latest albums that are on the move and have gotten even closer to sitting in that all ...

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  • Added: Sep 07, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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Next up on Jazz and the American Spirit is “Planes, Trains and Automobiles”. Jeff Rupert talks about travelling, getting from point A to point B, a...

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  • Added: Sep 06, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted…We exchange one guitarist for another this week on our Jazz Most Wanted top ten list. We say goodbye to Juan Carlos Q...

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  • Added: Aug 31, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz and the American Spirit Jeff Rupert commemorates Labor Day with a deep dive on music from artists like Tommy Flanagan, Dexter Gor...

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  • Added: Aug 29, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted…We had four Jazz Most Wanted contenders move up our top ten list this week, so there is a long list of players who ar...

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  • Added: Aug 24, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz and the American Spirit Jeff Rupert revisits all things slide trombone, and features selections from the blues, bebop, modern jaz...

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  • Added: Aug 22, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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