• 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 […]

  • 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 Jazz Profile: David Eisenman

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    For decades, David Eisenman has served as WTJU’s Jazz Director, coordinating the department “as loosely as humanly possible,” as he puts it. He insists on responsible broadcasting, but with passion for the music and the love to share it. “Big in my playbook is diversity in the genre,” says David. “I have always attempted to make the umbrella […]

  • WTJU Jazz Profile: Louise Largiader

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    For Louise Largiader, WTJU was something of a slippery slope. First, she was a longtime listener. Then she started donating to the Marathons. Then answering phones during them. She says she never thought she’d be on the radio, but she made the jump to on-air DJ a few years ago. Here at the station, we’re so glad […]

  • WTJU Jazz Profile: Rebecca Foster

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    Rebecca Foster brings eclectic music tastes to WTJU. Heck, one of the shows she hosts is even called Eclectic Woman. She also shares an hour of gospel every other Sunday morning during In The Spirit. And in more than two decades at WTJU, she has covered on-air shifts in each of our departments. Despite Rebecca’s youthful energy, she is not […]

  • WTJU Jazz Profile: Barrington Wilson

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    Barrington Wilson is one of WTJU’s newest jazz hosts, becoming part of the station’s DJ lineup during the pandemic. Every other Tuesday night, he hosts Straight No Filter from 9 – 11 p.m. In anticipation of WTJU’s upcoming Jazz Marathon, we asked Barrington about his experience of WTJU. Why did you get involved at the station? My wife was […]

  • Tune in and donate to WTJU’s Jazz Marathon, Oct 4 – 10

    WTJU Jazz connects you to our community and transcendent music. We need your support to keep WTJU going! WTJU is different. We’re a free public service dedicated to sharing the transcendent experience of jazz & blues – while counting on listeners like you to provide the funding to make it possible. Every note of every song […]