WTJU

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WTJU enriches the culture of Virginia and extends the educational mission of UVa by bringing together diverse individuals and communities through exceptional music and conversation. Founded in 1955 and on-air since 1957, WTJU began as an educational radio station centered around classical music. Today, WTJU continues its mission of education and community engagement encompassing four main genres of music (classical, jazz, folk, and rock), as well as community stories.

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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24 Pieces

With 100 years of recorded jazz at our fingertips, it can be difficult for working musicians to be heard. Jazz at 100 Today! celebrates recent music from the living treasures who keep pushing boundaries while standing on the shoulders of giants.

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: Aug 05, 2020
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2 Pieces

Telemetry, is an unconventional music series, showcasing bold new musical compositions, new instrumentation, and unique collaborations across space and genre. New episodes every month.

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: Jul 23, 2019
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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

Caption: Chris Potter
This is first of four programs dedicated to today’s Tenor Titans - recent work illustrating the diversity of Chris Potter’s musical efforts in this...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Roxy Coss
In this hour of Jazz at 100 Today!, we’ll explore recent renditions of Wayne Shorter's classic tunes by today’s working artists.

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  • Added: Jan 05, 2021
  • Length: 58:44
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lionel Loueke
Guitar trios from Julian Lage, Lionel Loueke, Charlie Ballantine, Jakob Bro, Gilad Hekselman, Anthony Pirog and Steve Tibbetts in this hour of Jazz...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Keith Jarrett
Recent projects from piano titans Keith Jarrett and Chick Corea in this hour of Jazz at 100 Today!

  • Added: Dec 21, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ravi Coltrane
Dewey Redman (1931 - 2006) and John Coltrane (1926 - 1967) are giants in jazz history. Their sons Joshua Redman (born 1969) and Ravi Coltrane (bor...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Arturo O'Farrill
Latin Big Bands lead by Dafnis Prietos, Arturo O’Farrill, Miguel Zenon, David Murray, Antonio Adolpho and Bobby Sanabria in this hour of Jazz at 10...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Gregory Porter
Recent projects from the two dominant male jazz singers.

  • Added: Dec 01, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Dave Holland
Between the standard small jazz ensembles of quartets, quintets and sextets and the powerhouse big bands is a world of ensembles with eight, nine, ...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Small Organ combos are still swinging, 60 years after Jimmy Smith's pioneering recordings.

Bought by KMUW


  • Added: Nov 17, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Harold Mabern and Charles Lloyd at Manassas High School
Veteran players Charles Lloyd, Harold Mabern and George Coleman attended the same Memphis high school in the fifties. Their work in the past decad...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2020
  • Length: 58:59