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WTJU

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Description

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.

Pieces

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In the last hour, we listened to the pioneering jazz orchestra of Duke Ellington. Large jazz ensembles, such as Ellington’s, soon to be known as “B...

Bought by Northwest Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
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In previous programs in this series, we have listened to Stride pianists and jazz orchestras from New York. In this hour, we’ll return to Harlem to...

Bought by Northwest Public Radio and KMUW


  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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"Stone Soup" and "The Foolish Husbands"

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 28:11
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"Rabbi and the 29 Witches" and "Man Who Tricked a Ghost"

  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 28:07
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In this hour we will listen to Bix Beiderbecke's music often in the company of C-melody saxophonist Frankie Trumbauer. We’ll also listen to several...

Bought by Northwest Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 1
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In this hour, we return with Louis Armstrong to Chicago and listen to his seminal small group recordings. We are joined in this hour by John D’ear...

Bought by Northwest Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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"Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka" and "Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato"

  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 28:08
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In this hour we’ll stick with New York, but focus in on the piano music of Harlem – “Stride.” We are joined in this hour by Art Wheeler, pianist, p...

Bought by Northwest Public Radio and South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 2
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"Shingebiss"

Bought by KMUN


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 28:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Now we move to the other emerging center of the music, New York. While New York hosted small combos similar to Chicago, it also grew a number of si...

Bought by Northwest Public Radio and South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio


  • Added: Mar 27, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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"I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew"

  • Added: Mar 24, 2017
  • Length: 28:09
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In this hour, we’ll return to the Chicago of King Oliver. As the 1920s progressed the Chicago music scene attracted such early jazz luminaries as L...

Bought by Northwest Public Radio and South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio


  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 58:52
  • Purchases: 2
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"The Eye of the Needle" and "The Day Sun Was Stolen"

  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 28:06
Caption: Jelly Roll Morton & His Red Hot Peppers
In this hour, we’ll explore the music of two more giants of the New Orleans diaspora, pianist and composer Jelly Roll Morton, who left Louisiana in...

Bought by Northwest Public Radio and South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 2
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"Rapunzel" and "Boots and the Glass Mountain"

  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 28:09
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As New Orleans lost its commercial position as a major port and blacks fled the oppression of the American south, the cream of NOLA musicians hit t...

Bought by Northwest Public Radio and South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio


  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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"Oyez! Oyez! The Story of the Three Sillies" and "Princess Gorilla and a New Kind of Water"

  • Added: Mar 03, 2017
  • Length: 28:10
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"Strega Nona's Magic Lessons" and "Petrosinella"

  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 28:05
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On February 26, 1917, five musicians from New Orleans recorded for Victor Records in New York as the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, bringing a new s...

Bought by Northwest Public Radio, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, KPIP-LP, and WYAP


  • Added: Feb 22, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 4
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"The Frog Prince" and "Caps for Sale"

  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 28:05