• #ClassicsaDay #SymYesNo Week 5

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    For the month of September, the Classics a Day team chose a controversial theme. There is a small subset of symphonic works within the classical repertoire that appear misnamed. Most composers choose their titles carefully. But when the title runs counter to expectations, disagreements arise. What does the title “symphony” mean? Can a composition be […]

  • Listen to our tribute to legendary jazz DJ Tom Morgan

    Tom Morgan literally wrote the book on New Orleans music – two of them, in fact. He also hosted The Bartender’s Bop on WTJU for close to two decades, sharing some of the best music in the world. Earlier this year, Tom passed away. On Thursday, October 7, we shared the soul, blues, and New Orleans […]

  • #ClassicsaDay #SymYesNo Week 4

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    For the month of September, the Classics a Day team chose a controversial theme. There is a small subset of symphonic works within the classical repertoire that appear misnamed. Most composers choose their titles carefully. But when the title runs counter to expectations, disagreements arise. What does the title “symphony” mean? Can a composition be […]

  • No player? No problem! Listen Here!

    While our radio widget is currently offline, you can still listen to WTJU online: wtju.net/stream-index And over the airwaves at 91.1FM in Central Virginia. Additionally, our archives are currently unavailable as well but we’re working to get them back online asap.

  • WTJU Jazz Marathon 2021 Promos

    Before every marathon, the Mighty WTJU Promo Art Players, led by Radio Wowsville’s Don Harrison, retreat to a secret sound lab to conjure up special public service announcements to promote our BONAFIDE week of special programming. This year, with script writing help from The Jazz Messenger’s Brian Keena and Foggy Notion’s DJ Zostress, and the tech & […]

  • WTJU Jazz Profile: Brian Keena

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    For more than a decade, Brian Keena has hosted The Jazz Messenger on Friday mornings. And for the last few years, he has been the primary scheduler of WTJU’s annual Jazz Marathon. And  It always starts with a blank slate… seven days and nights of programming to fill up.  “I don’t do it alone,” says Brian. “People respond […]

  • WTJU wins four awards!

    WTJU has won four programming awards this year from the Virginia Association of Broadcasters, including two 1st place trophies. In non-commercial radio, we were winners for these program entries: Best Community Event (1st place). Unsilent Night. Last December, WTJU organized an outdoor, walking, holiday-season soundscape through the streets of Charlottesville, drawing scores of people together […]