14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Michael J. Agovino (L.A. Review of Books, The Village Voice, Esquire, Pitchfork)


  1. Lee Konitz Nonet, Old Songs New (Sunnyside)
  2. Tomeka Reid Quartet, Old New (Cuneiform)
  3. Taylor Ho Bynum 9-tette, The Ambiguity Manifesto (Firehouse 12)
  4. Jazzmeia Horn, Love and Liberation (Concord)
  5. Branford Marsalis Quartet, The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul (Okeh)
  6. Johnathan Blake, Trion (Giant Step Arts)
  7. Mat Maneri Quartet, Dust (Sunnyside)
  8. Jason Palmer, Rhyme and Reason (Giant Step Arts -2CD)
  9. Ivo Perelman & Matthew Shipp, Live in Nuremberg (SMP)
  10. Jon Irabagon, Invisible Horizon (Irabbagast -2CD)


  1. Eric Dolphy, Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions (Resonance -3CD -18)
  2. Mal Waldron, Free at Last [Extended Edition] (1969, ECM)
  3. Ran Blake & Jeanne Lee, The Newest Sound You Never Heard (1966-67, A-Side -2CD)