11th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2017

Ballot 2017

Tim Niland (Music & More)


  1. Vijay Iyer Sextet, Far From Over (ECM)
  2. Cortex, Avant-Garde Party Music (Clean Feed)
  3. CP Unit, Before the Heat Death (Clean Feed)
  4. Barry Altschul 3dom Factor, Live in Krakow (Not Two)
  5. Angles 9, Disappeared Behind the Sun (Clean Feed)
  6. Gonçalo Almeida-Rodrigo Amado-Marco Franco, The Attic (NoBusiness)
  7. Ken Vandermark-Klaus Kugel-Mark Tokar, Escalator (Not Two)
  8. Ivo Perelman, The Art of Perelman-Shipp, Volume 4: Hyperion (Leo)
  9. Bobby Zankel & the Wonderful Sound 6, Celebrating William Parker @ 65 (Not Two)
  10. Francois Carrier-Rafal Mazur-Michel Lambert, Oneness (FMR)


  1. David S. Ware Trio, Live in New York, 2010 (AUM Fidelity)
  2. Thelonious Monk, Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960 (Sam/Saga)
  3. Jaco Pastorius, Truth, Liberty & Soul (Resonance)