11th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2017

Ballot 2017

Andrew Gilbert (San Francisco Chronicle, Bay Area News Group, Berkeleyside)


  1. Tom Harrell, Moving Picture (HighNote)
  2. Eddie Palmieri, Sabiduria (Ropeadope)
  3. Ben Goldberg School, Vol. I: The Humanities (BAG)
  4. Billy Childs, Rebirth (Mack Avenue)
  5. Matt Wilson, Matt Wilson's Honey and Salt (Palmetto)
  6. Miguel Zenón, Tipico (Miel)
  7. Ambrose Akinmusire, A Rift In Decorum: Live at the Village Vanguard (Blue Note)
  8. Linda May Han Oh, Walk Against Wind (Biophilia)
  9. Bobby Watson, Made in America (Smoke Sessions)
  10. Art Hirahara, Central Line (Posi-Tone)


  1. Wes Montgomery/Wynton Kelly Trio, Smokin' in Seattle: Live at the Penthouse (1966) (Resonance)
  2. Thelonious Monk, Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960 (Sam/Saga)
  3. Kenny Dorham, K.D. Is Here: New York City 1962 & 1966 (Uptown Jazz)