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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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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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

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"Feathers" and "Wind Says Good Night"

  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 28:09
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As the 1970s came to a close, many musicians searching for alternatives to jazz-rock fusion or free jazz found a home in straight-ahead acoustic ja...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting and KMUW


  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Perfectly timed to reinforce the value of acoustic mainstream jazz and provide an alternative to both fusion and free jazz, Art Pepper, Dexter Gord...

Bought by KMUW and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 08, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • 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"

Bought by KMUN


  • Added: Nov 08, 2018
  • Length: 28:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Jazz-rock fusion was a powerful force in the music in the early seventies, but noticeably began to run out of steam mid-decade. European influences...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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"Zzzng! Zzzng! Zzzng!" and "The Ants and the Grasshopper/Hey, Little Ant!"

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 28:07
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Previously in this series we have surveyed record labels as representative of the jazz trends in their times – for example bebop on Dial in the 40s...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Oct 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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"Stephanie's Ponytail" and "Wally the Worry-Warthog/We're Going on a Bear Hunt"

  • Added: Oct 25, 2018
  • Length: 28:09
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"Stellaluna" and "Where the Wild Things Are"

  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:05
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By 1970, Wayne Shorter and Joe Zawinul were recognized as two of the finest hard bop composers and players having contributed the full range of the...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting and WMOT


  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2