13th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2018

Ballot 2018

Scott Yanow (DownBeat, Jazziz, New York City Jazz Record, Los Angeles Jazz Scene, Syncopated Times)


  1. Anat Cohen Tentet, Happy Song (Anzic -17)
  2. Don Menza Quartet, Sonny Daze (Alessa)
  3. Dave Liebman & John Stowell, Petite Fleur: The Music of Sidney Bechet (Origin)
  4. Dave Tull, Texting and Driving (Toy Car)
  5. On the Levee Jazz Band, Swinging New Orleans Jazz: For Dancing - Or Just Listening! (Big Al)
  6. Monika Herzig, Sheroes (Whaling City Sound)
  7. Amy Cervini, No One Ever Tells You (Anzic)
  8. Dr. Michael White, Tricentennial Rag (Basin Street)
  9. Benito Gonzalez-Gerry Gibbs-Essiet Okon Essiet, Passion Reverence Transcendence (Whaling City Sound)
  10. Claudia Villela, Encantada Live (self-released)


  1. The Savory Collection 1935-1940 (Mosaic)
  2. John Coltrane, Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album (Impulse!)
  3. Teddy Wilson, Classic Brunswick & Columbia Teddy Wilson Sessions 1934-42 (Mosaic)