Alex Ross discusses how one bass line appears throughout history as a piece of musical DNA. With Ethan Iverson of The Bad Plus, mezzo-soprano Rebecca Ringle, and guitarist/composer Tyondai Braxton
Alex Ross talks about the New York City music scene and how he developed his taste in classical and popular music.
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Listen to This by Alex Ross. Ross's award-winning international bestseller, The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, has become a contemporary classic, establishing Ross as one of our most popular and acclaimed cultural historians. Listen to This, which takes its title from a beloved 2004 essay in which Ross describes his late-blooming discovery of pop music, showcases the best of his writing from more than a decade at The New Yorker.