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!
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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 →
Author Sue Eisenfeld discusses the creation of Shenandoah National Park, which involved displacing thousands of longtime residents from Virginia's Blue Ridge mountains.Watch now →
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