Theme music composer best known for his work on public radio which includes Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, Marketplace, Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me! as well as the Stump The Chumps theme inside Car Talk.
He was a broadcast journalism major at American University in Washington, DC.
He entered the studio to record a debut album called Natural Public Leiderman in 2015.
He grew up as an only child in Virginia Beach.
He composed the theme to Weekend Edition on NPR, hosted by Scott Simon.