Jon Pareles

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Jon Pareles
Alma mater Yale University
Occupation Critic, journalist

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

Life and career

Pareles played jazz flute and piano, and graduated from Yale University with a degree in music.

In the 1970s, he was an associate editor of Crawdaddy!; 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 1982.2 He reviews popular music in the arts section of The Times.3

Selected publications


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