11th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2017

Ballot 2017

Scott Yanow (DownBeat,Jazziz, New York City Jazz Record, Los Angeles Jazz Scene)


  1. Eddie Palmieri, Sabiduria (Ropeadope)
  2. Richie Cole, Latin Lover (RCP)
  3. Dick Hyman, Solo at the Sacramento Jazz Festival 1983-1988 (Arbors)
  4. Heads of State, Four in One (Smoke Sessions)
  5. Eric Hofbauer Quintet, Reminiscing in Tempo (Creative Nation Music)
  6. The Cookers, The Call of the Wild and Peaceful Heart (Smoke Sessions)
  7. Cécile McLorin Salvant, Dreams and Daggers (Mack Avenue)
  8. Stephane Wrembel, The Django Experiment I (Water Is Life)
  9. Gary Meek, Originals (self-produced)
  10. Emmett Cohen, Masters Legacy Series Vol. 1 (Cellar Live)


  1. Art Pepper & Warne Marsh, Unreleased Art, Vol. 9 (Widow's Taste)
  2. Hank Mobley, To One So Sweet Stay That Way (Nederlands Jazz Archief)
  3. various, West Coast Jazz 1922-27 (Jazz Oracle)