14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Larry Appelbaum (JazzTimes, WPFW-FM)


  1. Kris Davis, Diatom Ribbons (Pyroclastic)
  2. Crosscurrents Trio [Dave Holland/Zakir Hussain/Chris Potter], Good Hope (Edition)
  3. Chick Corea Trio, Trilogy 2 (Concord -2CD)
  4. Enrico Rava & Joe Lovano, Roma (ECM)
  5. Go: Organic Orchestra & Brooklyn Raga Massive, Ragmala (Meta)
  6. Bill Frisell, Harmony (Blue Note)
  7. Johnathan Blake, Trion (Giant Step Arts)
  8. Tomeka Reid Quartet, Old New (Cuneiform)
  9. Bria Skonberg, Nothing Never Happens (self-released)
  10. Ben Goldberg, Good Day for Cloud Fishing (Pyroclastic)


  1. Nat "King" Cole, Hittin' the Ramp: The Early Years (1936-1943) (Resonance -7CD)
  2. John Coltrane, Blue World (1964, Impulse!)
  3. Art Pepper, Promise Kept: The Complete Artists House Recordings (1979, Omnivore -5CD)
  4. Errol Garner, Octave Remastered Series (Mack Avenue)
  5. Johnny Griffin & Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Ow! Live at the Penthouse (1962, Reel to Reel)




Note: Only the top three Historical entries are counted.