Tom Moon
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Tom Moon

Music Reviewer

Tom Moon has been writing about pop, rock, jazz, blues, hip-hop and the music of the world since 1983.

He is the author of the New York Times bestseller 1000 Recordings To Hear Before You Die (Workman Publishing), and a contributor to other books including The Final Four of Everything.

A saxophonist whose professional credits include stints on cruise ships and several tours with the Maynard Ferguson orchestra, Moon served as music critic at the Philadelphia Inquirer from 1988 until 2004. His work has appeared in Rolling Stone, GQ, Blender, Spin, Vibe, Harp and other publications, and has won several awards, including two ASCAP-Deems Taylor Music Journalism awards. He has contributed to NPR's All Things Considered since 1996.

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Music Review: 'Two Friends, One Century of Music,' Caetano Veloso And Gilberto Gil
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Music Review: 'Livin' On A High Note,' Mavis Staples
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Savages, left to right: AysŸe Hassan, Fay Milton, Gemma Thompson, Jehnny Beth. Dustin Cohen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Adore Life' Refines Savages' Quiet Moments And Thunderous Peaks
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Music Review: ' A Love Supreme: The Complete Masters,' John Coltrane
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Stone Temple Pilots Singer Scott Weiland Dies At 48
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Music Review: 'Ten Years Solo Live,' Brad Mehldau
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Bob Dylan's new compilation, The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Vol. 12, comes out Nov. 5. Don Hunstein/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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