11th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2017

Ballot 2017

Jeff Tamarkin (JazzTimes, Relix, Mojo)


  1. Cameron Graves, Planetary Prince (Mack Avenue)
  2. Cécile McLorin Salvant, Dreams and Daggers (Mack Avenue)
  3. Jazzmeia Horn, A Social Call (Prestige)
  4. Hiromi & Edmar Castaneda, Live in Montreal (Telarc)
  5. Jack DeJohnette-Larry Grenadier-John Medeski-John Scofield, Hudson (Motéma)
  6. Bill Frisell & Thomas Morgan, Small Town (ECM)
  7. Ambrose Akinmusire, A Rift In Decorum: Live at the Village Vanguard (Blue Note)
  8. Kurt Rosenwinkel, Caipi (Razdz/Heartcore)
  9. Ron Miles, I Am a Man (Yellowbird)
  10. Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, The Centennial Trilogy (Ropeadope)


  1. Bill Evans, Another Time: The Hilversun Concert (Resonance)
  2. Wes Montgomery/Wynton Kelly Trio, Smokin' in Seattle: Live at the Penthouse (1966) (Resonance)
  3. Count Basie Orchestra Featuring Lester Young, The Savory Collection, Volume 2: Jumpin' at the Woodside (National Jazz Museum in Harlem/Apple)