11th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2017

Ballot 2017

Mark Keresman (Iron, New York City Jazz Record)


  1. Wadada Leo Smith, Najwa (TUM)
  2. Irene Schweizer & Joey Baron, Live! (Intakt)
  3. Chet Doxas, Rich in Symbols (Ropeadope)
  4. David Weiss & Point of Departure, Wake Up Call (Ropeadope)
  5. Alan Ferber Big Band, Jigsaw (Sunnyside)
  6. The Microscopic Septet, Been Up So Long It Looks Like Down to Me (Cuneiform)
  7. Gene Perla, Out of the Gate (PM)
  8. Houston Person, Rain or Shine (HighNote)
  9. Omri Ziegele, Where's Africa Going South (Intakt)
  10. Simona Premazzi, Outspoken (PRE)


  1. Willem Breuker Kollektief, Out of the Box (BVhaast)
  2. Nat "King" Cole, Zurich 1950 (TCB: The Montreux Jazz Label)
  3. Wes Montgomery/Wynton Kelly Trio, Smokin' in Seattle: Live at the Penthouse (1966) (Resonance)