13th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2018

Ballot 2018

Michael Ullman (Fanfare, Arts Fuse)


  1. Charlie Haden & Brad Mehldau, Long Ago and Far Away (Impulse!)
  2. Roscoe Mitchell & Montreal-Toronto Art Orchestra, Ride the Wind (Nessa)
  3. Myra Melford's Snowy Egret, The Other Side of Air (Firehouse 12)
  4. Andrew Cyrille, Lebroba (ECM)
  5. Mary Halvorson & Bill Frisell, The Maid With the Flaxen Hair (Tzadik)
  6. Daniel Carter-Patrick Holmes-Matthew Putman-Hilliard Greene-Federico Ughi, Telepathic Alliances (577 -17)
  7. Steve Coleman and Five Elements, Live at the Village Vanguard, Vol. 1 (Pi)
  8. Henry Threadgill 14 or 15 Kestra: Agg, Dirt . . . and More Dirt (Pi)
  9. Joshua Redman, Still Dreaming (Nonesuch)
  10. Nicole Mitchell, Maroon Cloud (FPE)


  1. Eric Dolphy, Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions (Resonance)
  2. Miles Davis & John Coltrane, The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6 (Columbia/Legacy)
  3. John Coltrane, 1963: New Directions (Impulse!)




Note: Charlie Haden & Brad Mehldau, Long Ago and Far Away (Impulse!) should be grouped with Reissues/Historical.