13th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2018

Ballot 2018

Ysi Ortega (Stalker 21)


  1. Tyshawn Sorey, Pillars (Firehouse 12)
  2. Andrew Cyrille, Lebroba (ECM)
  3. William Parker, Voices Fall From the Sky (AUM Fidelity)
  4. Mary Halvorson, Code Girl (Firehouse 12)
  5. Ingrid Laubrock, Contemporary Chaos Practices (Intakt)
  6. Dan Weiss, Starebaby (Pi)
  7. Sylvie Courvoisier Trio, D'Agala (Intakt)
  8. Bobby Previte, Rhapsody (RareNoise)
  9. Aruán Ortiz Trio, Live in Zürich (Intakt)
  10. Myra Melford's Snowy Egret, The Other Side of Air (Firehouse 12)


  1. Anthony Braxton, Sextet (Parker) 1993 (New Braxton House)
  2. Eric Dolphy, Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions (Resonance)
  3. David S. Ware Trio, The Balance (Vision Festival XV+) (AUM Fidelity)




Note: David S. Ware, The Balance recorded 2009-10, so should be considered new music.