13th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2018

Ballot 2018

Fred Kaplan (Slate)


  1. Cécile McLorin Salvant, The Window (Mack Avenue)
  2. Fred Hersch Trio, Live in Europe (Palmetto)
  3. Ben Allison, Quiet Revolution (Sonic Camera)
  4. Dave Douglas Quintet, Brazen Heart: Live at Jazz Standard: Saturday (Greenleaf Music)
  5. Frank Kimbrough, Monk's Dreams: The Complete Compositions of Thelonious Sphere Monk (Sunnyside)
  6. Steve Coleman and Five Elements, Live at the Village Vanguard, Vol. 1 (Pi)
  7. Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Sound Prints, Scandal (Greenleaf Music)
  8. Charles Lloyd & the Marvels + Lucinda Williams, Vanished Gardens (Blue Note)
  9. Mary Halvorson & Bill Frisell, The Maid With the Flaxen Hair (Tzadik)
  10. Mark Turner & Ethan Iverson, Temporary Kings (ECM)


  1. Miles Davis & John Coltrane, The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6 (Columbia/Legacy)
  2. Keith Jarrett, La Fenice (ECM)
  3. Erroll Garner, Nightconcert (Mack Avenue)