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.

Series

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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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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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This is the 95th of 100 programs in the Jazz at 100 series. For 94 programs have moved on a roughly chronological path through the history of 100 y...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Never far from the pulse of jazz innovation, New York in the 1980s incubated what has become known as the “downtown scene.” Radically multi-stylist...

Bought by KMUN and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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"Blueberries for Sal" and "Goldilocks Returns"

  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:08
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Ironically, the record label that most consistently offered an outlet for the American jazz avant-garde in the 1980s was the Italian Black Saint / ...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Dec 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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"And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street" and "Cinder Edna"

  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 28:06
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Perhaps no jazz musician recorded a more varied output in more diverse setting in the 1980s than tenor saxophone and bass clarinet player David Mur...

Bought by KMUN and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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"How Rabbit Stole the Fire" and "Jack and the Beanstalk"

  • Added: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 28:04
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In the 1980s, the avant-garde, although still home to many fine free jazz players, increasingly adopted an ecumenical approach to historical styles...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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"Feathers" and "Wind Says Good Night"

  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 28:09
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As the 1970s came to a close, many musicians searching for alternatives to jazz-rock fusion or free jazz found a home in straight-ahead acoustic ja...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting and KMUW


  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2