• WTJU Presents Flute Piano Duo Holly Hofmann and Mike Wofford

    On Saturday October 22nd, WTJU presents acclaimed flutist Holly Hofmann and world renowned pianist Mike Wofford performing at 8 pm in The University of Virginia’s Brooks Hall. Over her long musical career, Holly Hofmann has helped make the flute a front-line instrument in jazz, earning the praise and respect of musicians and jazz aficionados for […]

  • Jazz Vocalist Paulien Live Broadcast during Jazz Marathon

    The Jazz Marathon fundraiser returns to WTJU’s airwaves Monday September 26th through Sunday October 2nd, and will once again feature a slew of live performances by some of the best of the Charlottesville areas talents. Following a week of live broadcasts from our studios by the likes of Gina Sobel, Greg Howard, Bobby Read and […]

  • Jazz Drummer David Drubin on The Jazz Messenger

    Professional drummer David Drubin, now a fixture in the Charlottesville jazz scene, will be Brian’s guest on The Jazz Messenger this Friday morning between 9 a.m and noon. David will recount stories from his many decades in the business, having played with some of the biggest names in jazz.  And he’ll bring in some rare […]

  • Radio Tropicale: Music of Angelique Kidjo 7/27

    Please tune at 12noon today to Radio Tropicale on wtju.net (91.1FM) to hear the music of Africa’s greatest living diva, Angelique Kidjo, and talk about the upcoming Charlottesville African-American Cultural Arts Festival. For more information on the festival, visit their Facebook page.

  • Bassist and composer Dhara Goradia to visit Living Time and The Jazz Messenger

    UVA graduate Dhara Goradia will appear Wednesday night on Living Time and Friday morning on The Jazz Messenger to discuss her new recording and other projects. Dhara had been living on the West coast but recently moved back to Charlottesville. She performs around town with her group Quiet Fire, but the new CD was recorded […]

  • WTJU Presents Jazz vocalist Veronica Swift in Concert June 12th

    On Sunday June 12th at 7pm, Veronica Swift will give her first area concert since placing second in the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz Vocal competition last fall. Swift, a graduate of Albemarle High School, and daughter of jazz singer Stephanie Nakasian and pianist Hod O’Brien, will graduate from The University of Miami’s Frost […]

  • Jazz drummer Allison Miller and her group Boom Tic Boom on Anything Goes May 2nd

    In advance of their 7pm concert Tuesday May 3rd at The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church, members of Allison Miller’s allstar sextet Boom Tic Boom stop by our studios to chat with Steve and Sean on Monday night may 2nd from 9 to 11. The group, features violinist Jenny Scheinman, clarinetist Ben Goldberg and cornetist Kirk […]

  • John D’earth with The Jazz Messenger about “Sinatra”

    Trumpeter John D’earth will be in WTJU’s studios Friday morning between 9 and 9:30 to chat with host Brian Keena about the upcoming Freebridge Quintet concert on Saturday April 9th at Old Cabell Hall. The show will spotlight the music of Frank Sinatra and feature vocalist/saxophonist Jeff Decker.

  • Lynn Riley and The World Mix on Jazzmania Sunday morning March 20th

    Philadelphia saxophonist Lynn Riley will be in the studio Sunday morning March 20th to talk about her music and her concert that night at Brooks Hall, co-sponsored by WTJU and The Charlottesville Jazz Society. She will be performing with her band The World Mix, playing what the call World Zoot, “infectious melodies over driving funk […]