For over 30 years, award-winning composer BJ Leiderman has enjoyed a multifaceted career as composer, lyricist, producer, copywriter and voice talent.

He is best known as composer of the themes for Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, Car Talk, The People's Pharmacy, Common Ground, A Moment In Time with Dan Roberts and Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me! on National Public Radio and Marketplace on American Public Media.

As Creative Director of BJ Leiderman Music, Leiderman has scored numerous TV and radio commercials and corporate promotional videos for clients including Coca-Cola, ExxonMobil, US Air, Corporation For Public Broadcasting, US Environmental Protection Agency, US Chamber of Commerce, General Mills and General Electric.

His TV credits include Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, The Annenberg/CPB Project and Christian Broadcasting Network.

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Come celebrate 50 years of KPBS with award-winning composer BJ Leiderman, as he performs his Public Radio themes including Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, Marketplace, Car Talk and Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me! with Orchestra Nova in San Diego on April 1-4.

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Leiderman is currently writing and recording his debut album and will begin his Public Radio Tour in the Fall of 2011.

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