• New Blues News – 1/17/2017

    New Blues News – 1/17/2017 Ronnie Baker Brooks – Times Have Changed (Provogue): This new disc is Ronnie Baker Brooks’ first for Provogue and it seems that it is the realization of his recording goal of the past twenty years: “My whole intention, when I started with “Golddigger” (1998) and up through this one, was […]

  • Taarka stop by WTJU, Jan 20

    Described by San Francisco Weekly as a “collision of Django Reinhardt and David Grisman,” Colorado quartet Taarka will stop by the WTJU studios this Friday afternoon, at 4 (est) for a live performance in our lounge.  Later that evening, they will put on a concert at C’Ville Coffee presented by The Prism Coffeehouse in partnership […]

  • Charlottesville Jazz Society and WTJU Present Hungarian Pianist Daniel Szabo

    On Saturday, January 21, 2017, WTJU is pleased to join the Charlottesville Jazz Society in presenting Hungarian pianist Daniel Szabo in concert, with Robert Jospe on drums and Pete Spaar on bass. This event, to be held at The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church Unitarian Universalist, is also made possible in part with support from the […]

  • Professor Bebop’s Final Friday Night Show – Jan 13

    For nearly 40 years, Professor Bebop has helped kick off the weekend with a generous helping of groovy Rhythm and Blues. Tonight, from 11pm-1am, catch his final Friday night show. Catch the Show Live Dave Rogers, aka Professor Bebop, has been combining wit, deep research, and a true love of musical expression into his iconic show […]

  • New Jazz Adds – 1/11/2017

    New Jazz Adds – 1/11/2017 Cannonball Adderley – Cannonball Plays Zawinul (Capitol Jazz): This collection is a wonder! As you can see from the title, the songs are all Joe Zawinul compositions performed by the group between 1965 and 1971. The group includes Zawinul (piano, Rhodes); Cannonball Adderley (alto, soprano sax); Nat Adderley (cornet); Victor […]

  • New Jazz Adds – 1/3/2017

    New Jazz Adds – 1/3/2017 Willie Bobo – Bobo’s Beat (Roulette Jazz): This is a reissue of timbales/percussionist Willie Bobo’s early recordings as a leader. Having played and recorded with Tito Puente, Cal Tjader and Herbie Mann, Bobo signed a deal with Roulette Records and these sessions from 1962 and 1964 feature Clark Terry (trumpet), […]

  • New Blues & Soul News – 1/3/2017

    New Blues and Soul News – 1/3/2017 The Jimmys – Live From Transylvania at Sighisoara Blues Festival (Brown Cow): The Jimmys are a seven piece blues band based in Wisconsin. This, their third disc, takes advantage of their tight group performance and the fire that often comes from live performance. Half of the songs are […]

  • Terri Allard on WTJU, Jan 5 and 6

    Charlottesville Inside Out host and producer Terri Allard will stop by the WTJU studios twice during the first week of 2017 in advance of WHTJ’s 10th Anniversary Concert & Celebration at The Paramount Theater, happening Wednesday, January 11. The evening’s entertainment will range from Jazz, Americana, African Drumming, Folk, and Rock, to Classical, Samba, and […]