Ben Ratliff
Ben Ratliff

Ben Ratliff has been a jazz critic at the New York Times since 1996. His new book is Coltrane: The Story of a Sound.

Dialogues
Nov. 7 2007 2:53 PMAll Art Is Performance Art
Dialogues
Nov. 6 2007 7:38 AMWill There Be Deep Confusion About What Is Really Important?
Pop
Jan. 29 1997 3:30 AMA Little Bit CountryNashville grows self-conscious.
Dialogues
Nov. 6 2007 4:02 PMI Often Feel Like I'm Writing About Birdsong
Dialogues
Nov. 5 2007 1:01 PMEverything's Permitted, and No One's Listening
Jazz
Sept. 18 1996 3:30 AMMoody BluesThe orchestral music of Miles Davis and Gil Evans.
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Culturebox
Aug. 3 2015 11:48 AM Behind the Year of Outrage  Here’s how Slate tracked down everything we were angry about in 2014. 
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Science
Aug. 3 2015 3:29 PM We Don’t Really Care About Car Accidents Driving is horrifyingly dangerous. It doesn’t need to be this way.