11th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2017

Ballot 2017

Dan Buskirk (WPRB [Princeton], Fun 2 Know Podcast)


  1. Nicole Mitchell, Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds (FPE)
  2. Vijay Iyer Sextet, Far From Over (ECM)
  3. William Parker Quartets, Meditation/Resurrection (AUM Fidelity)
  4. Mary Halvorson Quartet, Paimon: Book of Angels 32 (Tzadik)
  5. Jaimie Branch, Fly or Die (International Anthem)
  6. Roscoe Mitchell, Bells for the South Side (ECM)
  7. James Blood Ulmer With The Thing, Baby Talk (The Thing)
  8. Hear in Now, Not Living in Fear (International Anthem)
  9. Angelica Sanchez Trio, Float the Edge (Clean Feed)
  10. Rudresh Mahanthappa & the Indo-Pak Coalition, Agrima (Mahanthappa)


  1. Alice Coltrane, World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda (Luaka Bop)
  2. Alice Babs & Duke Ellington, Serenade to Sweden (Real Gone Music)
  3. various, Spiritual Jazz Volume 7 - Islam (Jazzman)