11th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2017

Ballot 2017

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


  1. Roscoe Mitchell, Bells for the South Side (ECM)
  2. Barry Altschul 3dom Factor, Live in Krakow (Not Two)
  3. Quinsin Nachoff, Ethereal Trio w/Mark Helias & Dan Weiss (Whirlwind)
  4. Tyshawn Sorey, Verisimilitude (Pi)
  5. Wadada Leo Smith, Solo: Reflections and Meditations on Monk (TUM)
  6. The Reunion Project, Varanda (Capri)
  7. The Heliosonic Tone-Tette, Heliosonic Toneways Vol. 1 (ScienSonic Laboratories)
  8. Jason Rigby, One (Fresh Sound New Talent)
  9. Aruán Ortiz, Cub(an)ism (Intakt)
  10. various, Sky Music: A Tribute to Terje Rypdal, Vol. 1 (Rune Grammofon)


  1. Thelonious Monk, Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960 (Sam/Saga)
  2. various, Classic Savoy Be-Bop Sessions 1945-49 (Mosaic)
  3. Sonny Clark Trio, The 1960 Sessions (Tompkins Square)