13th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2018

Ballot 2018

Dan Bilawsky (All About Jazz, JAZZed Magazine, JazzTimes)


  1. Marshall Gilkes & WDR Big Band, Always Forward (Alternate Side)
  2. Noah Preminger & Frank Carlberg, Whispers and Cries (Red Piano)
  3. JD Allen, Love Stone (Savant)
  4. Martial Solal, My One and Only Love: Live at Theater Gutersloh (Intuition)
  5. Kurt Elling, The Questions (Okeh)
  6. Eddie Daniels, Heart of Brazil (Resonance)
  7. Frank Kimbrough, Monk's Dreams: The Complete Compositions of Thelonious Sphere Monk (Sunnyside)
  8. Dave Liebman & John Stowell, Petite Fleur: The Music of Sidney Bechet (Origin)
  9. Edward Simon, Sorrows & Triumphs (Sunnyside)
  10. Kate McGarry, The Subject Tonight Is Love (Binxtown)


  1. John Coltrane, Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album (Impulse!)
  2. Miles Davis & John Coltrane, The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6 (Columbia/Legacy)
  3. Wes Montgomery, In Paris: The Definitive ORTF Recording (Resonance)