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[edit]

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]

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