13th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2018

Ballot 2018

George Kanzler (Hot House, New York City Jazz Record)


  1. Frank Kimbrough, Monk's Dreams: The Complete Compositions of Thelonious Sphere Monk (Sunnyside)
  2. Diane Moser, Birdsongs (Planet Arts)
  3. Neal Kirkwood, Blue Inventions (Present Eye)
  4. Miguel Zenón, Yo Soy La Tradición (Miel)
  5. Adrian Cunningham & Ken Peplowski, Duologue (Arbors Jazz)
  6. Dmitry Baevsky & Jeb Patton, We Two (Jazz & People)
  7. Miggy Augmented Orchestra, Colorful (ArtistShare)
  8. Orrin Evans and the Captain Black Big Band, Presence (Smoke Sessions)
  9. Aaron Goldberg, At the Edge of the World (Sunnyside)
  10. Michael Dease, Reaching Out (Posi-Tone)


  1. John Coltrane, Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album (Impulse!)
  2. Eric Dolphy, Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions (Resonance)
  3. Gordon Beck, Jubilation! Trios, Quartets and Septets in Session 1964-1984 (Turtle)