Composer and arranger Tadd Dameron, one of the creators of modern jazz, is remembered for just a handful of his many compositions. Paul Combs, saxophonist and Dameron biographer, and his quintet perform some of these well-known pieces along with several never-recorded gems, including some discovered here at the Smithsonian!
Antiques Roadshow cameras capture tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-lost items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truths about these finds.See all broadcast times →
Classical WETA 90.9 FM showcases notable new (or newly reissued) CDs each week. Hear selections from the CD on-air throughout the week, and check online to learn more about the artist and the music.Learn more →
Are you in kindergarten, first, second or third grade? Starting with, “I walked out into my neighborhood and…,” tell us your story for a chance to win one of our many prizes!More info →
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