• WTJU Best of 2018: Rebecca

    Rebecca hosts the Eclectic Woman Show each Tuesday afternoon from 12-2 (eastern). ARTIST – ALBUM [LABEL] Mavis Staples- If All I Was Was Black [Anti: 2017] Southern Avenue – Southern Avenue [Concord Music Group: 2017] Barbara Dane – Hot Jazz, Cool Blues & Hard-Hitting Songs [Smithsonian Folkways: 2018] Vivian Leva – Time Is Everything [Free […]

  • WTJU Best of 2018: Alex Davis

    Alex Davis co-hosts Atlantic Weekly II, heard each Saturday morning from 10 til noon (eastern). ARTIST/ALBUM/LABEL 1. Yvonne Casey/ Croi/  Yvonne Casey 2. Josephine Marsh/Music in the Frame/Josephine Marsh 3. Dylan Foley/Deliriously Happy/Upstate Boys Records 4. Caitlin Nic Gabhann, Ciaran O Maonaigh, Cathal O Currain/ The High Seas/Caitlin Nic Gabhann, Ciaran O Maonaigh, Cathal O Currain […]

  • WTJU Best of 2018: John Bates

    John Bates co-hosts World Turning, heard each Friday afternoon from 12-2 (eastern). ARTIST – ALBUM – LABEL Afrika Mamas – Iphupho – ARC Opium Moon – S/T – Be Why Music Catrin Finch – Seckou Keita – SOAR, bendigedig Black Uhuru – As The World Turns – Black Uhuru Official Damily – Valimbilo – Bongo […]

  • #ClassicsaDay #ClassicalChristmas Week 2

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    This is the second year the #ClassicsaDay team went with a Classical Christmas theme. And that’s fine. If you think about it, composers have been writing works for the season as long as there’s been notation to preserve them. For my contributions, I tried to avoid the obvious choices. In the process, I discovered some […]

  • Christmas on Sugarloaf Mountain – An Irish-Appalachian Celebration

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    In 2015 Apollo’s Fire released “Sugarloaf Mountain: An Appalachian Gathering.” This Classical Crossover chart-topper celebrated the connection between Scotch-Irish mountain music and early Celtic and British music. “Christmas on Sugarloaf Mountain” revisits the premise with a fresh batch of tunes. Rest assured these are no delicate forays into folk music by classical practitioners. Director Jeannette […]

  • Orion & The Melted Crayons on Lambeth Live, Dec 28

    Orion & The Melted Crayons will put on the December 28 edition of Lambeth Live (heard each Friday night from 8-9 on WTJU), and you are invited to be part of the studio audience for this FREE concert broadcast! You can of course listen to the concert (91.1 FM around Charlottesville, on-line at wtju.net), or […]

  • The Weedeaters on Lambeth Live, Dec 21

    The Weedeaters will put on the December 21 edition of Lambeth Live (heard each Friday night from 8-9 on WTJU), and you are invited to be part of the studio audience for this FREE concert broadcast! You can of course listen to the concert (91.1 FM around Charlottesville, on-line at wtju.net), or even video stream […]

  • Jazz at 100 Hour 90: Art Blakey and the Young Lions

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    Wynton Marsalis As the 1970s came to a close, many musicians searching for alternatives to jazz-rock fusion or free jazz found a home in straight-ahead acoustic jazz. Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, whose Blue Note contract was not renewed in 1964, had spent a decade in relative obscurity, when he came roaring back with […]

  • Margaretha Consort Delivers Authentic 17th C. German Christmas

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    Marit Broekroelofs and the Margretha Consort present a fascinating program of seasonal music. There are plenty of early Baroque Christmas albums to choose from, in just about every flavor. What makes this recording stand out is the consistency of the artistic vision. Broekroelofs has taken the seasonal repertoire of the early Protestant church and presents […]