11th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2017

Ballot 2017

Tom Reney (New England Public Radio)


  1. Tom Dempsey & Tim Ferguson, Waltz New (OA2)
  2. Cécile McLorin Salvant, Dreams and Daggers (Mack Avenue)
  3. Chick Corea, The Musician (Stretch/Concord)
  4. John Beasley, MONK'estra, Vol. 2 (Mack Avenue)
  5. Lee Ann Ledgerwood, Renewal (SteepleChase)
  6. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, The Music of John Lewis (Blue Engine)
  7. Joey Alexander, Joey Monk Live! (Motéma)
  8. Hillary Gardner & Ehud Asherie, The Late Set (Anzic)
  9. Lena Bloch & Feathery, Heart Knows (Fresh Sound New Talent)
  10. Terry Gibbs, 92 Years Young: Jammin' at the Gibbs House (Whaling City Sound)


  1. Count Basie & Lester Young, Classic 1936-47 Studio Sessions (Mosaic -16)
  2. Bill Evans Trio, On a Monday Evening (Fantasy)
  3. Thelonious Monk, Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960 (Sam/Saga)