• New Blues News – 2/11/2015

    New Blues News – 2/11/2016 Joanne Broh Band – Wicked Cool (Double Y): Vocalist Joanne Broh fronts a blues quartet that features Jerry Zybach (guitar), Jim Badalich (bass), Dan E. Miller (drums), and Gus Russell (keyboards) with support from guests Mitch Kashmir and Hank Shreve (harp), and Dana Hellman, Dave Bender, Sean Flannery, and Linda […]

  • New Jazz Adds – 2/10/2015

    New Jazz Adds – 2/10/2016 Jeff Coffin with Caleb Chapman’s Superband – The Inside Of The Outside (Earup): Widely recognized as one of the greatest music educators in the US, Caleb Chapman works with a number of bands and players in the form of the Crescent Super Band. This disc was organized, recorded and is […]

  • Gather ‘Round Winter Pledge Drive – YOU Pick The Concert

    Coming up Saturday night, February 27, from 8-9 (est) during WTJU’s Winter Pledge Drive, YOU get to help decide which archived concert from 1996 will air on Gather ‘Round. To vote, just click on the photo or name, and then just click on Send.  Whichever one receives the highest number of votes by 5 pm […]

  • Otis Clay Interview 2012

    When Otis passed in early 2016, the world lost one of the most expressive voices in all of Southern Soul. From his beginnings in Chicago through his time in Muscle Shoals and Memphis at Willie Mitchell’s Royal Recording studios, Otis was truly one of the great voices in American R&B. We talk to him about […]

  • Kathryn Caine & CEC Youth Members on WTJU, Feb 7

    Kathryn Caine and youth members of the Christ Episcopal Church will stop by WTJU this Sunday afternoon, February 7, around 12:30 (est) for a visit in advance of their February 12 concert.  The goal of this concert is to bring awareness to their talent as well as their outreach in the community with these  organizations. […]

  • Mipso Stop By Folk & Beyond, Feb 11

    Chapel Hill, NC quartet Mipso return to the WTJU Studios this Thursday, February 11, a little after 5 pm (est) for a visit to Folk & Beyond.  Later that evening you can catch them at The Southern in Charlottesville (details). Mipso last stopped by the station back in the fall for a Lambeth Live concert.

  • jazz adds february 4, 2016

    stacey kent.  tenderly.  okeh.  Splendid.  A meeting, after years of mutual admiration, between sublime American song book chanteuse stacey kent and iconic bossa nova guitarist/composer roberto menescal.  the arrangements, by menescal, fulfilled a life’s desire to record American standards, and with his most admired singer.  kent, as always, gives less to give more:   some […]

  • John Rutter – The Gift of Life

    If you like John Rutter, then you’ll enjoy his latest album, “The Gift of Life.” Rutter’s style has remained stable and consistent for decades, and these new works run true to form. That consistency can be a plus or a minus, depending on how much you like Rutter’s basic style, that can be either a […]