DEFFAA, Chip. American, b. 1951. Genres: Music. Career: New York Post, NYC, jazz critic, 1986-. Publications: Swing Legacy, 1989; Voices of the Jazz Age: Profiles of Eight Vintage Jazz Men, 1990; In the Mainstream: Eighteen Portraits in Jazz, 1992; Traditionalists and Revivalists in Jazz, 1993; (with D. Cassidy) C'Mon Get Happy … Fear and Loathing on the Partridge Family Bus, 1994; Blue Rhythms: Six Lives in Rhythm and Blues, 1996; Jazz Veterans: A Portrait Gallery, 1996; (ed.) F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Princeton Years, 1996. Contributor to periodicals. Address: 50 Quartz Lane, Paterson, NJ 07501-3345, U.S.A.