Ben Ratliff
Reviews // 2 Articles
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Coltrane: The Story of a Sound by Ben Ratliff
5 Apr 2009 // 4:59 PM

Ratliff eschews the typical trappings of routine biography to plumb more profound ideas of musical language, identity, and influence.

Coltrane: The Story of a Sound by Ben Ratliff
7 Jan 2008 // 3:59 PM

Story of a Sound isn't just the story of a sound. It's a piece of jazz criticism that passionately questions and enhances the role of jazz criticism.

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Double Take: 'The Public Enemy' (1931)

// Short Ends and Leader

"Maybe The Public Enemy is a swell dish. Or maybe it ain't so tough. The Steves take on the classic tale of beer and blood.

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