WTJU

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WTJU-FM is a noncommercial educational radio station licensed by the FCC to the Rector and Board of Visitors of the University of Virginia.

WTJU Mission Statement * To present original, rich, and diverse programming of music and other forms of expression free from the direct constraints of commercial interests, reflecting the broadest educational goals of the University. * To provide the University and surrounding communities with a significant alternative to other broadcast media within the station's service area. * To provide educational, entertaining music and public affairs programming, and information on issues and events of interest to the community. * To serve as a communications link between the University and surrounding communities, bringing the resources of the University to its neighbors, providing opportunities for participation in the creation of programming and the experience of broadcasting, and fostering closer contact among different groups. * To archive selected recorded material acquired or produced by WTJU.

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72 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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231 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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"Stone Soup" and "Eye of the Needle"

  • Added: Jul 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:03
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Roland Kirk, who began recording in 1956, had been an ideal sideman for Charles Mingus, appearing on the 1961 release Oh Yeah. In the 1960s, he est...

Bought by KMUW


  • Added: Jul 13, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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"Fin M'Coul: The Giant of Knockmany Hill" and "Strega Nona's Magic Lessons"

  • Added: Jul 06, 2018
  • Length: 28:13
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From his first recordings with Chico Hamilton in 1958 until his unnecessary death from misdiagnosed diabetic shock in 1964, Eric Dolphy was limited...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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"Sody Sallyratus" and "Something From Nothing"

  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 28:08
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Charles Mingus completed the 1950s with an astonishing series of releases in 1959 - Blues and Roots, followed by Mingus Ah Um and finally, Mingus D...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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"Frederick" and "The Name of the Tree"

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  • Added: Jun 21, 2018
  • Length: 28:19
  • Purchases: 1
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No tenor player cast a larger shadow over the 1960’s than John Coltrane. Arguably, that time frame could be expanded to include all decades since, ...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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"Elephant's Wrestling Match" and "Anansi and the Talking Melon/Hey, Little Ant!"

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2018
  • Length: 28:11
  • Purchases: 1
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John Coltrane is undoubtedly one of the most influential players in the history of jazz, yet his important work fits within a brief twelve-year per...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2018
  • Length: 58:59