11th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2017

Ballot 2017

Rich Scheinin (San Jose Mercury News)


  1. Charles Lloyd New Quartet, Passin' Thru (Blue Note)
  2. Jason Moran and the Bandwagon, Thanksgiving at the Vanguard (Yes)
  3. Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau, Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau (Nonesuch)
  4. Johnny O'Neal, In the Moment (Smoke Sessions)
  5. Barry Altschul 3dom Factor, Live in Krakow (Not Two)
  6. Bill Frisell & Thomas Morgan, Small Town (ECM)
  7. Ambrose Akinmusire, A Rift In Decorum: Live at the Village Vanguard (Blue Note)
  8. Craig Taborn, Daylight Ghosts (ECM)
  9. Anat Cohen & Marcello Goncalves, Outra Coisa (Anzic)
  10. Louis Hayes, Serenade for Horace (Blue Note)


  1. Thelonious Monk, Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960 (Sam/Saga)
  2. Alice Coltrane, World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda (Luaka Bop)
  3. Wes Montgomery, In Paris: The Definitive ORTF Recording (Resonance)