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
212 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 20, 2024

Latest Pieces

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On Jazz and the American Spirit this week, we check out the music of Oliver Nelson and Akiko Tsuruga. Flautist Oliver Nelson Jr. and Hammond Organi...

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  • Added: Feb 23, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted, we have a lot of contenders that are making a very fast rise towards number one in an attempt to edge out our curren...

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2024
  • Length: 59:02
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This week on Jazz and the American Spirit, we check out the music of Chick Corea, the great pianist born in 1941, originally from Massachusetts, wh...

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  • Added: Feb 16, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week on your Jazz Most Wanted Countdown we tap into the "Jazz Vault" and revisit our top ten list from May of 2021! Join us for a throw-back J...

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  • Added: Feb 15, 2024
  • Length: 59:07
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This week on Jazz and the American Spirit, we check out Jimmy Heath, Percy Heath, Tootie Heath, Benny Golson, John Coltrane, Lee Morgan, Ray Bryant...

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  • Added: Feb 09, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on your Jazz Most Wanted Countdown we tap into the "Jazz Vault" and revisit our top ten list from October of 2020! Join us for a throw-ba...

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  • Added: Feb 08, 2024
  • Length: 59:06
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Up this week on Jazz and the American Spirit we’ll check out some greasy swinging’ music, music by Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington, Louis Bellson, ...

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  • Added: Feb 02, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted, we had four contenders move up our Top Ten List this week, so there is a long list of players who are challenging la...

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  • Added: Feb 01, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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Up this week on Jazz and the American Spirit some great tunes - "Shiny Stockings", "Lullaby of Birdland", "Let's Get Down", "Society Red", "A New T...

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted……We welcome a new group of contenders to our Top Ten, and these nineteen young women & men are students in the Univer...

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3