13th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2018

Ballot 2018

Tim Niland (Music & More)


  1. Assif Tsahar-William Parker-Hamid Drake, In Between the Tumbling a Stillness (Hopscotch)
  2. Andrew Cyrille, Lebroba (ECM)
  3. Full Blast, Rio (Trost)
  4. Daniel Carter-William Parker-Matthew Shipp, Seraphic Light (AUM Fidelity)
  5. Jon Irabagon Quartet, Dr. Quixotic's Traveling Exotics (Irabbagast)
  6. Mia Dyberg Trio, Ticket! (Clean Feed)
  7. Rodrigo Amado, A History of Nothing (Trost)
  8. Angles 3, Parede (Clean Feed)
  9. The Thing, Again (Trost/The Thing)
  10. Chris Pitsiokos CP Unit, Silver Bullet in the Autumn of Your Years (Clean Feed)


  1. Milford Graves, Bäbi (Corbett vs. Dempsey)
  2. David S. Ware Trio, The Balance (Vision Festival XV+) (AUM Fidelity)
  3. Charles Mingus, Jazz in Detroit/Strata Concert Gallery/46 Selden (BBE)




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