Alex Ross, music critic for The New Yorker, is the recipient of numerous awards for his work, including two ASCAP Deems Taylor Awards for music criticism, a Holtzbrinck Fellowship at the American Academy in Berlin, a Fleck Fellowship from the Banff Centre, and a Letter of Distinction from the American Music Center for significant contributions to the field of contemporary music. He is the author of The Rest of Noise and Listen to This.
Chacona, Lamento, Walking Blues
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 BraxtonShare This
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One of The Telegraph's Best Music Books 2011
Alex Ross's award-winning international bestseller, The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, has become a contemporary...
The Rest Is Noise
Winner of the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism
A New York Times Book Review Top Ten Book of the Year