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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Blue Note Records in the 1960s released such iconoclastic projects as Cecil Taylor’s Unit Structures and Eric Dolphy’s Out To Lunch, but the label ...

Bought by WMOT, WLPR, WCNY, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Aug 03, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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"Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato" and "Mysterious Giant of Barletta"

  • Added: Aug 03, 2018
  • Length: 28:16
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"How the Ostrich Got Such a Long Neck" and "Make Way for Ducklings"

  • Added: Jul 27, 2018
  • Length: 28:13
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"I had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew"

  • Added: Jul 27, 2018
  • Length: 28:09
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Nurtured in the seminal recordings of Ornette Coleman and Cecil Taylor in the mid to late 1950s, the jazz avant-garde came into its own in the 1960...

Bought by WMOT, WLPR, WCNY, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jul 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Fate could not have treated Blue Note saxophonists Tina Brooks and Jackie McLean more differently. While McLean released nine LPs for Prestige and ...

Bought by WMOT, WLPR, WCNY, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jul 27, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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"Stone Soup" and "Eye of the Needle"

  • Added: Jul 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:03
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Roland Kirk, who began recording in 1956, had been an ideal sideman for Charles Mingus, appearing on the 1961 release Oh Yeah. In the 1960s, he est...

Bought by WLPR, WMOT, WCNY, Northwest Public Broadcasting, and KMUW


  • Added: Jul 13, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
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"Fin M'Coul: The Giant of Knockmany Hill" and "Strega Nona's Magic Lessons"

  • Added: Jul 06, 2018
  • Length: 28:13
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From his first recordings with Chico Hamilton in 1958 until his unnecessary death from misdiagnosed diabetic shock in 1964, Eric Dolphy was limited...

Bought by WLPR, WMOT, WCNY, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jul 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 4