Jon Pareles, Author: Jon Pareles is the chief popular music critic of the New York Times, a former music editor at Rolling Stone and the Village Voice, and the consulting editor of the Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll. He lives in New York, New York.
Art Garfunkel, Contributor: Art Garfunkel is a Grammy®-award winning American singer, poet, and Golden Globe–nominated actor. He lives in New York, New York.
Leo Sacks, Contributor: Leo Sacks is a Grammy®-nominated music producer who has helped to preserve the legacies of Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Earth, Wind & Fire, Bill Withers, Luther Vandross, and Philadelphia International Records. He is also a broadcast news journalist for NBC Nightly News, and is making a documentary about the New Orleans gospel artist Raymond Myles.
Don Hunstein, Photographer: Don Hunstein began shooting musical artists at Columbia Records full time in 1958. Throughout his distinguished career, he has shot nearly everyone on the Columbia Records list, including Bob Dylan, Miles Davis, Johnny Cash, Simon & Garfunkel, Aretha Franklin, Leonard Bernstein, Dave Brubeck, Tony Bennett, and Thelonious Monk. He lives in New York, New York.