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.

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82 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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241 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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The brutal repression of the subversive mixed-race jazz subculture in South Africa led to the emigration of several important musicians whose work ...

Bought by WCNY


  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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"Legend of Slappy Hooper" and "Lazy Jack"

  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 28:09
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"Henny Penny" and "Raven's Light"

  • Added: Sep 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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Soul Jazz developed in the late 1950s and become a staple of ghetto jukeboxes. Its catchy lines, heavy beat and blues-influenced phasing became a p...

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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"Hansel and Gretel"

  • Added: Sep 06, 2018
  • Length: 28:06
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Rarely has a jazz instrument been so completely redefined as the organ was at the hands of Jimmy Smith. In his wake, the Hammond B3 organ gained wi...

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  • Added: Sep 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 1
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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...

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  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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...

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1