11th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2016

Ballot 2016

Duck Baker (The Absolute Sound, New York Jazz Record)


  1. Wadada Leo Smith, America's National Parks (Cuneiform)
  2. Henry Threadgill Double Up Ensemble, Old Locks and Irregular Verbs (Pi)
  3. Mark Dresser, Sedimental You (Clean Feed)
  4. Richard Poole-Marilyn Crispell-Gary Peacock, In Motion (Intakt)
  5. Rich Halley, The Outlier (Pine Eagle)
  6. I.P.A., I Just Did Say Something (Cuneiform)
  7. Friends and Neighbors, What's Wrong (Clean Feed)
  8. Jon Lundbom, 2016: EPs: Make the Magic Happen/Play All the Notes/Bring Their 'A' Game/Make the Changes (Hot Cup)
  9. Earprint, Earprint (Endectomorph)
  10. Jane Ira Bloom, Early Americans (Outline)


  1. Larry Young, In Paris: The ORTF Recordings (Resonance)
  2. Count Basie & Lester Young, Classic 1936-1947 Studio Sessions (Mosaic)
  3. Art Pepper & Warne Marsh, Unreleased Art: Volume 9: Art Pepper & Warne Marsh at Donte's April 26, 1974 (Widow's Taste)