Ben Ratliff on "The Jazz Ear"

September 13, 2009

Ben Ratliff has been a jazz critic at the NY Times since 1996. He's also the author of "The Jazz Ear: Conversations Over Music." Ratliff tells Steve Paulson some of what he learned from talking with jazz greats like Pat Metheny and Ornette Coleman as they listened to music they admire. And we hear some of their music.