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OutBeat Jazz Fest Headliners: Sept. 19 at 6 PM on WRTI

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Pianist Fred Hersch is one of the headliners performing at Art After 5 on September 19th.

Join WRTI’s Jeff Duperon on Friday, September 19th at 6 pm as he broadcasts live from the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Art After 5 music series. This week's show features headliners from the first-ever OutBeat Jazz Festival, organized by the William Way LGBT Community Center in Philadelphia. and boasts one of the finest musicians you could ask for: five-time Grammy nominated pianist Fred Hersch.

Jeff will feature interviews with OutBeat performers, including Hersch and Dena DeRose. Music from the outstanding pool of festival musicians will provide the soundtrack for your Friday night. 

Start off your weekend by tuning in to learn more about this groundbreaking jazz festival and its fantastic contributors. More information about OutBeat.

Maureen began her radio career at WRTI in 1999 while studying broadcasting at Temple University. Determined to make it in the entertainment industry, she took advantage of all the creative opportunities presented to her at WRTI - she hosted the overnight jazz broadcasts through her entire college career, she was an arts and culture reporter, and she soaked up the jazz biz from her many WRTI mentors.