13th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2018

Ballot 2018

Eugene Holley, Jr. (DownBeat, Publishers Weekly, Hot House, Chamber Music)


  1. Wayne Shorter Quartet, Emanon (Blue Note)
  2. Stefon Harris & Blackout, Sonic Creed (Motéma)
  3. Todd Marcus, On These Streets (A Baltimore Story) (Stricker Street)
  4. Andy Milne & Dapp Theory, The Seasons of Being (Sunnyside)
  5. Tia Fuller, Diamond Cut (Mack Avenue)
  6. Nicole Mitchell, Maroon Cloud (FPE)
  7. Dave Holland, Uncharted Territories (Dare2)
  8. Ralph Peterson's Aggregate Prime, Inward Venture: Alive Vol. 5 at the Side Door (Onyx Productions)
  9. Matthew Shipp, Zero (ESP-Disk)
  10. Orrin Evans and the Captain Black Big Band, Presence (Smoke Sessions)


  1. John Coltrane, Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album (Impulse!)
  2. The Complete Cuban Jam Sessions (Craft)
  3. Dexter Gordon, Tokyo 1975 (Elemental)