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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Hard bop created a comfortable setting for a suite of great blues-influenced guitar players who led the way toward soul jazz. Several of these play...

Bought by WMOT, Northwest Public Broadcasting, and WCNY


  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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"Fearless Jack/True Story of the 3 Little Pigs"

  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 28:07
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"Abiyoyo" and "Jack the Giant Chaser"

  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 28:10
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During the five-year tenure of Miles Davis’s Second Great Quintet (1963 – 1968), Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock and Tony Williams were very active o...

Bought by WMOT, Northwest Public Broadcasting, and WCNY


  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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"Shingebiss"

  • Added: Aug 16, 2018
  • Length: 28:06
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Miles Davis, through his adoption of modal music, participated in the gradual liberation that resulted in the free music of the jazz avant-garde – ...

Bought by WMOT, WCNY, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Aug 16, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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"Sungura and Leopard" and "How Jackrabbit Got Its Very Long Ears"

  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 28:09
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Joe Henderson may have been the most significant tenor saxophonist to emerge in the 1960s. Gary Giddins wrote that he is “…an irresistibly lucid pl...

Bought by WCNY and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Blue Note Records in the 1960s released such iconoclastic projects as Cecil Taylor’s Unit Structures and Eric Dolphy’s Out To Lunch, but the label ...

Bought by WCNY and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Aug 03, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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"Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato" and "Mysterious Giant of Barletta"

  • Added: Aug 03, 2018
  • Length: 28:16