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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65 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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224 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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"The Relatives Came" and "The Widow's Broom"

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 28:05
  • Purchases: 1
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In the mid-1930s, jazz orchestras led by drummer Chick Webb and clarinetist Benny Goodman rose to prominence with the arrangements of Edgar Sampson...

Bought by Bandon Community Radio and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jun 02, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:06
  • Purchases: 2
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"Henny Penny" and "Raven's Light"

  • Added: Jun 02, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
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In the last hour, we heard Count Basie emerge as an exciting new voice from Kansas City. In this hour, we return to New York to follow Duke Ellingt...

Bought by Bandon Community Radio, Northwest Public Broadcasting, and KMUW


  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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"Big Anthony and the Magic Ring" and "Mysterious Giant of Barletta"

  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 28:07
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In the eleventh hour of Jazz at 100, we followed Count Basie through the Benny Moten Band in Kansas City and heard his first recordings as a leader...

Bought by Bandon Community Radio, Northwest Public Broadcasting, and KMUW


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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"The Man Who Kept the House" and "Fearless Jack"

  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 28:05
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"Abiyoyo" and "Three Wishes"

  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 28:02
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We have to remember that the clarinet dominated the reeds throughout the 1920s. Sidney Bechet made a stand with the soprano sax and Frankie Trumbau...

Bought by Bandon Community Radio, Northwest Public Broadcasting, and KMUW


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:55
  • Purchases: 3
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In this hour, we’ll explore the early jazz of Kansas City and the Territory Bands.

Bought by WLPR, Bandon Community Radio, Northwest Public Broadcasting, and KMUW


  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 4