11th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2016

Ballot 2016

Ron Wynn (Nashville Scene, Tennessee Tribune, JazzTimes)


  1. Jack DeJohnette-Matt Garrison-Ravi Coltrane, In Movement (ECM)
  2. Gregory Porter, Take Me to the Alley (Blue Note)
  3. Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith, A Cosmic Rhythm With Each Stroke (ECM)
  4. George Coleman, A Master Speaks (Smoke Sessions)
  5. Heads of State, Search for Peace (Smoke Sessions -15)
  6. Henry Threadgill Double Up Ensemble, Old Locks and Irregular Verbs (Pi)
  7. Marquis Hill, The Way We Play (Concord Jazz)
  8. Kandace Springs, Soul Eyes (Blue Note)
  9. Antonio Sanchez, The Meridian Suite (CAM Jazz -15)
  10. Alfredo Rodriguez, Tocororo (Mack Avenue)


  1. Larry Young, In Paris: The ORTF Recordings (Resonance)
  2. Stan Getz, Moments in Time (Resonance)
  3. Miles Davis, Freedom Jazz Dance: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 5 (Columbia Legacy)