11th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2016

Ballot 2016

Stuart Kremsky (Journal of the International Association of Jazz Record Collectors, Mr. Stu's Record Room)


  1. Greg Ward & 10 Tongues, Touch My Beloved's Thought (Greenleaf)
  2. Keefe Jackson & Jason Adasiewicz, Rows and Rows (Delmark)
  3. Jane Ira Bloom, Early Americans (Outline)
  4. Juhani Aaltonen & Iro Haarla, Kirkastus (TUM -15)
  5. Fred Hersch, Sunday Night at the Vanguard (Palmetto)
  6. Aruán Ortiz, Hidden Voices (Intakt)
  7. Mark Dresser, Sedimental You (Clean Feed)
  8. Thumbscrew, Convallaria (Cuneiform)
  9. JD Allen, Americana (HighNote)
  10. Rich Halley, The Outlier (Pine Eagle)


  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)