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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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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"Crane Wife" and "Jorinda and Joringel"

  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:10
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As the Modern Jazz Quartet, members of which were once Dizzy Gillespie’s rhythm section in the 1940s, moved into the 1960s, they continued to swing...

Bought by KMUW and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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"Billy Goats Gruff" and "Boots and the Glass Mountain"

  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 28:12
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After spending most of the 1950s in jail for two different drug busts, Dexter Gordon was paroled in 1960 and preceded to record a legendary series ...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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"The Day Sun was Stolen" and "Bearhead"

  • Added: Feb 23, 2018
  • Length: 28:04
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While there were influential piano trios in the 1940s (Bud Powell, Thelonious Monk, Lennie Tristano, or Nat King Cole, for example), the format rea...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting and Bandon Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 23, 2018
  • Length: 38:10
  • Purchases: 2
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"The Three Little Pigs" and "Nanny Goat and her Seven Little Kids"

Bought by Bandon Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 15, 2018
  • Length: 28:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Miles Davis was more than a trumpet player, composer and taste-maker - he led some of the greatest bands in the history of jazz. In this hour, we w...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting and Bandon Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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"The Foolish Frog (Pete Seeger)" and "Frog Principal"

  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:12
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When Charlie Parker died at 34 in 1955, it was as if an ancient tree fell in the forest with the resulting sunlight promoting the growth of numerou...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting and Bandon Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2