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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"How the Ostrich Got Such a Long Neck" and "Sungura and Leopard"

  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 28:08
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"And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street" and "Cinder Edna"

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 28:06
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"The Toll-Bridge Troll" and "The Frog Prince Continued"

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 28:08
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Most of the pioneering bebop musicians we have featured in the past several programs were centered in New York – Bird, Dizzy, Monk, Bud Powell, Col...

Bought by Bandon Community Radio and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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In the past several hours of Jazz at 100, we have featured the music of Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Bud Powell, Thelonious Monk, ...

Bought by Bandon Community Radio and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1940, Minton's Playhouse on West 118th Street hired drummer Kenny Clarke as a bandleader. For the house band, Clarke hired trumpeter Joe Guy, ba...

Bought by Bandon Community Radio and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Sep 01, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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"How the Stars Fell Into the Sky/The Spider Who Created the World" and "Elinda who Danced in the Sky"

  • Added: Sep 01, 2017
  • Length: 28:07
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Mentored by Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell became the first great piano innovator of bebop. “It would be hard to overstate Powell’s impact. His ingeni...

Bought by Bandon Community Radio and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Aug 25, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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"Stephanie's Ponytail" and "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day"

  • Added: Aug 25, 2017
  • Length: 28:14
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Dizzy Gillespie grew up professionally playing in the big bands of Teddy Hill, Cab Calloway, Earl Hines and Billy Eckstine and writing for Woody He...

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


  • Added: Aug 18, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3