9th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2014

Ballot 2014

Larry Kart (Jazz in Search of Itself)


  1. Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Over Time: The Music of Bob Brookmeyer (Planet Arts)
  2. Wadada Leo Smith, The Great Lakes Suites (TUM)
  3. Bobby Bradford & Frode Gjersted, Silver Cornet (Nessa)
  4. Allen Lowe, Mulatto Radio: Field Recordings 1-4 (Or: A Jew at Large in the Minstrel Diaspora (Constant Sorrow)
  5. Tony Kadleck, Around the Horn (self-released)
  6. Dick Oatts & Harold Danko, Sweet Nowhere (SteepleChase)
  7. Roscoe Mitchell & Mike Reed, In Pursuit of Magic (482 Music)
  8. Mary Halvorson-Michael Formanek-Tomas Fujiwara, Thumbscrew (Cuneiform)
  9. Gigi Di Gregorio, Live at JCT (Jazz City)
  10. Jason Roebke, High Red Center (Delmark)


  1. Lennie Tristano, Chicago April 1951 (Uptown)
  2. Ira Sullivan, Circumstantial (Nessa)
  3. Hal Russell + Charles Tyler, Generation (Nessa)