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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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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In his book Hard Bop: Jazz and Black Music 1955-1965, David Rosenthal outlines a group of musicians within the hard bop idiom that he identifies as...

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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"Bremen Town Musicians" and "Puss in Boots"

  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 28:08
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Songs from what came to be known as the Great American Songbook, have been part of jazz perhaps since The Original Dixieland Jazz Band began record...

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


  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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"Heckedy Peg" and "Petrosinella"

  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 28:10
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"The Gingerbread Man" and "Anansi and the Talking Melon"

  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 27:06
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In July 2, 1944, Norman Granz, a jazz fan and small-time LA promoter staged a concert in the Philharmonic Auditorium with $300 of borrowed money. H...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting and Bandon Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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In the last hour, we heard from Thelonious Monk, Elmo Hope and Herbie Nichols – three closely associated New York pianists in the 1950s. In this ho...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting and Bandon Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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"Jack the Giant Chaser" and "Look, There is a Turtle Flying!/Yertle the Turtle"

  • Added: Dec 22, 2017
  • Length: 28:07
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"Rainbow Bird" and "Days of the Blackbird"

  • Added: Dec 22, 2017
  • Length: 28:39
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The 1950s were a very productive decade for Thelonious Monk, perhaps his most productive as a composer. During the fifties his reputation and impac...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting and Bandon Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2