Who Loves WRTI?
Stephen Tirpak - Musician, Composer, Arranger is a WRTI Member
A New Jersey-based trumpet and trombone player, Stephen has toured worldwide playing with John Legend since 2007 as the horn section leader and arranger. He's appeared on Good Morning America, Late Show with David Letterman, Jay Leno Show, Late Night with Conan O'Brian, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Ellen DeGeneres Show, The View, NBA All-Star Halftime Show, the Super Bowl Tailgate Party, and more.
Of course, when's he's not busy performing around the country, Stephen listens to WRTI - he's a classical and jazz lover!
Click on Stephen's photo to hear what he thinks about the music on WRTI! http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-888008.mp3
Trombonist and horn arranger for live performances with LL Cool J that aired on BET and The Oxygen Network, Stephen also played trumpet at Radio City Music Hall with The Roots and special guests Nas, Common, Talib Kweli, Erykah Badu, Mos Def and Jay-Z.