Peter Margasak

Peter Margasak has been a staff music writer at the  Chicago Reader, where he covers everything from jazz to world music to country, since 1995. He's also a regular contributor to DownBeat Magazine, where often writes about European jazz and improvised music, as well as NPR's All Things Considered. His work has also appeared in the New York Times, Rolling Stone, the Wire, Spin, and Songlines.