Ron Wynn is a music critic, author, and AllMusic editor. Wynn was the editor of the first edition of The All Music Guide to Jazz (1994), and from 1993 to 1994 served as the jazz and rap editor of the All Music Guide. Wynn is the former editor of New Memphis Star and the former chief jazz and pop music critic for Bridgeport Post-Telegram and Memphis Commercial Appeal. Wynn has contributed to publications such as Billboard, The Village Voice, Creem, Rock & Roll Disc, Living Blues, The Boston Phoenix, and Rejoice. He is the author of The Tina Turner Story. Wynn has contributed liner notes for numerous albums. His liner notes for The Soul of Country Music received a 1998 Grammy nomination.