WTJU

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WTJU enriches the culture of Virginia and extends the educational mission of UVa by bringing together diverse individuals and communities through exceptional music and conversation. Founded in 1955 and on-air since 1957, WTJU began as an educational radio station centered around classical music. Today, WTJU continues its mission of education and community engagement encompassing four main genres of music (classical, jazz, folk, and rock), as well as community stories.

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100 Pieces

"Jazz at 100” is that story – one hundred years of jazz recordings – in 100 one-hour programs that will present representative music from a century of recorded jazz history

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: Feb 22, 2017
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39 Pieces

With 100 years of recorded jazz at our fingertips, it can be difficult for working musicians to be heard. Jazz at 100 Today! celebrates recent music from the living treasures who keep pushing boundaries while standing on the shoulders of giants.

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: Aug 05, 2020
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2 Pieces

Telemetry, is an unconventional music series, showcasing bold new musical compositions, new instrumentation, and unique collaborations across space and genre. New episodes every month.

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: Jul 23, 2019
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257 Pieces

Each week Peter Jones and company perform various children's stories for listeners.

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: May 24, 2013
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9 Pieces

The Crystal Ball with Larry Sabato, Kyle Kondik, and Geoff Skelley features clear-eyed election news, analysis, and projections in a concise package, uploaded every Monday by 12:30pm.

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: Nov 05, 2012
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9 Pieces

The Crystal Ball with Larry Sabato, Kyle Kondik, and Geoff Skelley features clear-eyed election news, analysis, and projections in a concise package, uploaded every Monday by 12:30pm.

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: Nov 05, 2012

Latest Pieces

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New music from alumni of London’s Tomorrow’s Warriors project.

  • Added: May 12, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Nubya Garcia
New sounds from London in this hour of Jazz at 100 Today!

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  • Added: May 04, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Every year dozens of top-flight musicians cover tunes from the biggest book in jazz - the Duke Ellington Songbook - with some 1100 entires.

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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In our final program dedicated to women in jazz, celebrating an extended Women’s History Month, we’ll hear from some great pianist / composers.

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  • Added: Apr 14, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Jane Ira Bloom
The new world of women jazz woodwind players in this hour of Jazz at 100 Today!

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  • Added: Apr 05, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Caption: Dee Dee Bridgewater
As we continue to celebrate Women’s History Month, a tribute to Billie Holiday in this hour of Jazz at 100 Today!

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  • Added: Apr 01, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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We are celebrating Women’s History Month on Jazz at 100 Today!

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2021
  • Length: 58:56
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Today's women singers as we celebrate Women’s History Month on Jazz at 100 Today!

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2021
  • Length: 59:01
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Caption: Members of Artemis – Allison Miller, Melissa Aldana, Noriko Ueda, Anat Cohen
This hour of Jazz at 100 Today! will explore the music of All-Women groups - Terri Lyne Carrington & The Mosaic Project, Monika Herzig’s Sheroes, ...

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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More Monk Tributes from John Beasley and MONK’estra, the Microscopic Septet and Wadada Leo Smith in this hour of Jazz at 100 Today!

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  • Added: Mar 03, 2021
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 2