13th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2018

Ballot 2018

Jason Weiss (Le Ventre et l'Oreille, The Wire)


  1. Cory Smythe, Circulate Susanna (Pyroclastic)
  2. Guillermo Gregorio-Rafal Mazur-Ramón López, Wandering the Sounds (Fundacja Sluchaj)
  3. Barre Phillips, End to End (ECM)
  4. Don Byron & Aruán Ortiz, Random Dances and (A)tonalities (Intakt)
  5. Sandcatchers, What We Found Along the Way (Chant)
  6. 10³²K, The Law of Vibration (self-released)
  7. Stefan Bellnäs, Podunk (Country & Eastern)
  8. Fay Victor's SoundNoiseFunk, Wet Robots (ESP-Disk)
  9. Spirit of Chicago Orchestra/Formation Jazz de la Musique de l'Air, Tribute to James Reese Europe (Frémeaux & Associés)
  10. David Virelles, Igbó Alákorin (The Singer's Grove), Vol. I & II (Pi)


  1. Eric Dolphy, Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions (Resonance)
  2. John Coltrane, Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album (Impulse!)
  3. Don Cherry, Home Boy (Sister Out) (Wewantsounds)