Jon Pareles

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Jon Pareles
Born (1953-10-25) October 25, 1953 (age 64)
Connecticut, United States
Alma mater Yale University
Occupation Critic
Journalist

Jon Pareles (born October 25, 1953) [1] is an American journalist who is the chief popular-music critic in the arts section of The New York Times . [2]

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Early life and education

Pareles was born in Connecticut. [1] He played jazz flute and piano, and graduated from Yale University with a degree in music. He began working as a music critic in 1977. [3]

Career

In the 1970s, he was an associate editor of Crawdaddy! , where he published his first works (outside school publications); [4] and in the 1980s, an associate editor at Rolling Stone and the music editor at The Village Voice . He started contributing to The Times in 1982. [3] He reviews popular music in the arts section of The Times. [4]

Works and publications

References

  1. 1 2 "Pareles, Jon". Current Biography . H. W. Wilson Company. 69 (11): 75. November 2008. ISSN   0011-3344 . Retrieved October 7, 2014.
  2. Ask a report: Jon Pareles, Music Critic. The New York Times .
  3. 1 2 Hay, Carla (March 20, 2004). "Meet the Critics". Billboard . Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 116 (12): 1, 88. ISSN   0006-2510 . Retrieved October 6, 2014.
  4. 1 2 Ward, Steven (July 2001). "The Grey Lady's Pop Music Man: Jon Pareles in Conversation". rockcritics.com. Retrieved August 8, 2014.