14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Larry Blumenfeld (Wall Street Journal, Daily Beast, Jazziz)


  1. Michele Rosewoman's New Yor-Uba, Hallowed (Advance Dance Disques)
  2. Art Ensemble of Chicago, We Are on the Edge: A 50th Anniversary Celebration (Pi -2CD)
  3. Rajna Swaminathan, Of Agency and Abstraction (Biophilia)
  4. Abdullah Ibrahim, The Balance (Gearbox)
  5. Taylor Ho Bynum 9-tette, The Ambiguity Manifesto (Firehouse 12)
  6. Miguel Zenón, Sonero: The Music of Ismael Rivera (Miel Music)
  7. Matthew Shipp & Mat Maneri, Conference of the Mat/ts (RogueArt -18)
  8. Lee Konitz Nonet, Old Songs New (Sunnyside)
  9. Harriet Tubman, The Terror End of Beauty (Sunnyside -18)
  10. Terri Lyne Carrington + Social Science, Waiting Game (Motema)


  1. Eric Dolphy, Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions (Resonance -3CD -18)
  2. Sam Rivers Quintet, Zenith (1977, NoBusiness)
  3. John Coltrane, Coltrane '58: The Prestige Recordings (Craft -5CD)