14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Duck Baker (New York Jazz Record, The Absolute Sound)


  1. Abdullah Ibrahim, The Balance (Gearbox)
  2. Ivo Perelman-Matthew Shipp-William Parker-Bobby Kapp, Ineffable Joy (ESP-Disk)
  3. Eric Hofbauer's Five Agents, Book of Water (Creative Nation Music)
  4. Lioness, Pride & Joy (Posi-Tone)
  5. Ellery Eskelin-Christian Weber-Michael Griener, The Pearls (Intakt)
  6. Wayne Horvitz European Orchestra, Live at the Bimhuis (Novara Jazz)
  7. Mark Turner & Gary Foster, Mark Turner Meets Gary Foster (2003, Capri -2CD)
  8. Rich Halley, Terra Incognita (Pine Eagle)
  9. Michael Bisio-Kirk Knuffke-Fred Lonberg-Holm, Requiem for a New York Slice (Iluso)
  10. Miguel Zenón, Sonero: The Music of Ismael Rivera (Miel Music)


  1. Nat "King" Cole, Hittin' the Ramp: The Early Years (1936-1943) (Resonance -7CD)
  2. Eric Dolphy, Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions (Resonance -3CD -18)
  3. Ran Blake & Jeanne Lee, The Newest Sound You Never Heard (1966-67, A-Side -2CD)
  4. Bill Dixon & Cecil Taylor, Duets 1992 (Triple Point)
  5. John Coltrane, Blue World (1964, Impulse!)




Note: Mark Turner Meets Gary Foster is old music (2003). Only the top three Historical votes counted.