13th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2018

Ballot 2018

Mark Corroto (All About Jazz)


  1. Frank Kimbrough, Monk's Dreams: The Complete Compositions of Thelonious Sphere Monk (Sunnyside)
  2. Jamie Saft Quartet, Blue Dream (RareNoise)
  3. Ivo Perelman/Matthew Shipp, Oneness (Leo)
  4. Steve Coleman and Five Elements, Live at the Village Vanguard, Vol. 1 (Pi)
  5. Dan Weiss, Starebaby (Pi)
  6. Miles Okazaki, Work: The Complete Compositions of Thelonious Monk, Vols. 1-6 (self-released)
  7. Shakers n' Bakers, Heart Love (Little i Music)
  8. Daniel Carter-William Parker-Matthew Shipp, Seraphic Light (AUM Fidelity)
  9. Thumbscrew, Ours/Theirs (Cuneiform)
  10. Ambrose Akinmusire, Origami Harvest (Blue Note)


  1. Bobby Naughton-Leo Smith-Perry Robinson, The Haunt (NoBusiness)
  2. Anthony Braxton, Sextet (Parker) 1993 (New Braxton House)
  3. Roscoe Mitchell Sextet, Sound (Delmark)




Note: Ballot listed a second Latin album: Dafnis Prieto Big Band, Back to the Sunset.