11th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2016

Ballot 2016

Ken Franckling (JazzTimes)


  1. Dave Holland-Chris Potter-Lionel Loueke-Eric Harland, Aziza (Dare2)
  2. Scott Hamilton & Harry Allen, Live! (GAC)
  3. Tierney Sutton, The Sting Variations (BFM Jazz)
  4. Gregory Porter, Take Me to the Alley (Blue Note)
  5. Sonny Rollins, Holding the Stage: Road Shows Vol. 4 (Doxy/OKeh)
  6. Roberta Piket, One for Marian: Celebrating Marian McPartland (Thirteenth Note)
  7. Greg Abate & Phil Woods, Kindred Spirits: Live at Chan's (Whaling City Sound)
  8. Noah Preminger, Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground (self-released)
  9. Horace Bray, Dreamstate (self-released)
  10. Matt Wilson's Big Happy Family, Beginning of a Memory (Palmetto)


  1. Bill Evans, Some Other Time (Resonance)
  2. Lyle Mays, The Ludwigsburg Concert (SWR Jazzhaus)
  3. Thad Jones & Mel Lewis, All My Yesterdays (Resonance)