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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Because it acted as a safe harbor for the New Orleans diaspora of the teens and twenties, Chicago played a key role in early jazz. By the 1950s, mu...

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


  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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"Burgoo Stew" and "Horton Hatches the Egg"

  • Added: Dec 08, 2017
  • Length: 28:06
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"Fin M'Coul: The Giant of Knockmany Hill" and "A Bad Case of Stripes"

  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 28:03
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“Musicians of a gentler, more lyrical bent … found in hard bop a more congenial climate than bebop had offered: for instance, trumpeter Art Farmer,...

Bought by Bandon Community Radio and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1956, with Horace Silver’s departure, Art Blakey inherited the Jazz Messengers. Over the next five years, the Jazz Messengers took part in recor...

Bought by Bandon Community Radio and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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"Dragon Feathers" and "The Glass Mountain"

  • Added: Nov 24, 2017
  • Length: 28:07
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"Bartholomew and the Oobleck"

  • Added: Nov 17, 2017
  • Length: 28:08
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While the “Cool School” was emerging on the West Coast from its roots in Bix and Pres as codified by Miles in “The Birth of the Cool” sessions of 1...

Bought by Bandon Community Radio and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 2
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In the last hour, we heard evidence of Woody Herman’s capacity for talent development in the form of further work by reed players Stan Getz, Serge ...

Bought by Bandon Community Radio and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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"Why the Moon and the Sun Live in the Sky/The First Strawberries" and "Rabbit and Moon"

  • Added: Nov 10, 2017
  • Length: 28:07