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
84 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 lot of new Jazz Most Wanted contenders that are making a very fast rise towards number one in an attempt to...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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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 ...

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  • Added: Jan 17, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted…It’s a diverse game of jazz musical chairs on this week’s countdown. We have duos, trios and orchestras all making th...

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  • Added: Jan 12, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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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...

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  • Added: Jan 10, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted, our next Countdown will be the first for twenty twenty-two and we pick up where we left off with some very stiff com...

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  • Added: Jan 06, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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This week’s Jazz and the American Spirit is all about learning and how people learn. Host Jeff Rupert takes a deep dive into how jazz artists learn...

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  • Added: Jan 03, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted, it's that time of year when we get to present the Top Jazz Albums of the year! We start at ten and countdown all th...

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  • Added: Dec 30, 2021
  • Length: 59:01
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This week on Jazz and the American Spirit, host Jeff Rupert takes a look at welcoming in the New Year and getting rid of the old, with jazz!

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  • Added: Dec 27, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted, we have a nice mix of talent on our latest Jazz Most Wanted Countdown, from Jazz Legends who helped pave the way to ...

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  • Added: Dec 23, 2021
  • Length: 58:56
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This week on Jazz and the American Spirit, host Jeff Rupert checks out a jazz version of a ballet. Billy Strayhorn conceptualizes and arranges Tcha...

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  • Added: Dec 20, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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