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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172 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
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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This week on Jazz Most Wanted…we tap into the Jazz vault and revisit our Top Ten list from January of twenty-twenty-one. Join us for a throwback Ja...

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2024
  • Length: 59:05
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This week we continue our hard dive into the Hard Bop Movement, specifically the blues and the Hard Bop Movement. Art Blakey, the jazz drummer from...

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted……be sure to join me this weekend to find out which of our top ten Jazz Most Wanted Contenders are moving-up toward nu...

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  • Added: Jan 12, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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Coming up this week on Jazz and the American Spirit with me Jeff Rupert...we check out a wonderful trumpet player originally from Nashville. Born i...

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted…Let’s talk “girl power” because we have a new contender and she is a jazz voice to be reckoned with! Stacey Kent com...

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  • Added: Jan 04, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on 'Jazz and the American Spirit' we celebrate the new year with musicians like McCoy Tyner, Richard Bona, Count Basie, Charlie Parker, E...

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  • Added: Jan 04, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted……Let’s talk “girl power” because we have a new contender and she is a jazz voice to be reckoned with! Stacey Kent co...

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  • Added: Dec 29, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz and the American Spirit let's celebrate the end of a year and the beginning of a brand new one. Join me, Jeff Rupert, for Jazz an...

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  • Added: Dec 27, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Jazz Most Wanted……We had a new number one last week and that means there are a bunch of spots up for grabs! Who will land in the Top ...

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2023
  • Length: 58:55
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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, 2023
  • Length: 58:55
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