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
47 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 is all about Gabriel's Trumpet section. That, of course, is Duke Ellington's trumpet section. The great soloists, Cat Anderson, Clark Ter...

  • Added: May 11, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted Iconic guitarist & composer Dave Stryker has been our reigning Jazz Most Wanted champ for two consecutive weeks since...

  • Added: May 07, 2021
  • Length: 59:01
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Jeff Rupert continues checking out the music that was released and recorded in 1959. Up this week is Joao Gilberto, Miles Davis, Abbey Lincoln and ...

  • Added: May 04, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted...Our top five Jazz Most Wanted contenders have all been on the move this week as they play musical chairs in an effo...

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  • Added: Apr 28, 2021
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1959 the Dodgers won the World Series, Dwight Eisenhower is President, Rod Serlings Twilight Zone premiers on TV and it was a very good year for...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted...We have a new number one album on our top ten this week, but the remaining nine spots are up for grabs, so it’s any...

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  • Added: Apr 21, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Jeff Rupert continues his survey of Soul Jazz, the music that combines Rhythm and Blues and Jazz music.

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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 JMW, Cory Weeds ...

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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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...

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  • Added: Apr 14, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WNYO, and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Apr 08, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3