All of us in the WRTI family are deeply saddened to report that our dear friend and colleague, Jeff Duperon, lost his battle with cancer today, June 17th, 2019 at age 66.
Jeff dedicated his life to championing jazz and all those who loved it as he did. He was a fierce advocate for new music and the necessity for all of us to keep our ears and minds open to new artists and their music. He introduced countless listeners to jazz and nurtured their lifelong appreciation for this music. His tireless advocacy for jazz and for WRTI, inspired all of us to work harder and stand taller knowing we never stood alone. He will be deeply missed and never forgotten. We love you, Jeff. Read Full Article >>