11th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2017

Ballot 2017

Suzanne Lorge (New York City Jazz Record, Five Music Minutes (FMM), All About Jazz)


  1. Jazzmeia Horn, A Social Call (Prestige)
  2. Fred Hersch, Open Book (Palmetto)
  3. Cécile McLorin Salvant, Dreams and Daggers (Mack Avenue)
  4. Christian McBride Big Band, Bringin' It (Mack Avenue)
  5. Chick Corea, The Musician (Stretch/Concord)
  6. Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau, Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau (Nonesuch)
  7. Chuck Owen & the Jazz Surge, On the Wind (MAMA)
  8. Miguel Zenón, Tipico (Miel)
  9. Brian Blade and the Fellowship Band, Body and Shadow (Blue Note)
  10. Jen Shyu, Songs of Silver Geese (Pi)


  1. Ornette Coleman & Various Artists, Celebrate Ornette (Song X -16)
  2. Thelonious Monk With John Coltrane, Complete 1957 Riverside Recordings (Craft)
  3. Thelonious Monk, Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960 (Sam/Saga)