Howard Reich

About Howard Reich

Howard Reich is the Emmy Award-winning arts critic of the Chicago
Tribune and has covered music for the newspaper since 1978. He is the author of five books: “Portraits in Jazz,” “Let Freedom Swing,” “Jelly’s Blues” (with William Gaines), “Van Cliburn” and “Prisoner of Her Past” (originally titled “The First and Final Nightmare of Sonia Reich”), which inspired the PBS documentary of the same name. He has served on the Pulitzer music jury
four times.