13th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2018

Ballot 2018

Mark Stryker (Jazz From Detroit (University of Michigan Press, summer 2019))


  1. Eddie Palmieri, Full Circle (Ropeadope)
  2. JD Allen, Love Stone (Savant)
  3. Renee Rosnes, Beloved of the Sky (Smoke Sessions)
  4. Wayne Shorter Quartet, Emanon (Blue Note)
  5. Henry Threadgill 14 or 15 Kestra: Agg, Dirt . . . and More Dirt (Pi)
  6. Christian McBride, Christian McBride's New Jawn (Mack Avenue)
  7. John Scofield, Combo 66 (Verve)
  8. Miles Okazaki, Work: The Complete Compositions of Thelonious Monk, Vols. 1-6 (self-released)
  9. Marquis Hill, Modern Flows, Vol. 2 (Black Unlimited Music Group)
  10. Miguel Zenón, Yo Soy La Tradición (Miel)


  1. Terry Pollard, A Detroit Jazz Legend (Fresh Sound)
  2. Charles Mingus, Jazz in Detroit/Strata Concert Gallery/46 Selden (BBE)
  3. Erroll Garner, Nightconcert (Mack Avenue)