14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Larry Birnbaum (Stereophile)


  1. Mary Halvorson & John Dieterich, A Tangle of Stars (New Amsterdam)
  2. Art Ensemble of Chicago, We Are on the Edge: A 50th Anniversary Celebration (Pi -2CD)
  3. Matana Roberts, Coin Coin Chapter Four: Memphis (Constellation)
  4. Steve Lehman Trio & Craig Taborn, The People I Love (Pi)
  5. Vijay Iyer & Craig Taborn, The Transitory Poems (ECM)
  6. Joe Lovano, Trio Tapestry (ECM)
  7. Tyshawn Sorey & Marilyn Crispell, The Adornment of Time (Pi)
  8. Wadada Leo Smith, Rosa Parks: Pure Love: An Oratorio of Seven Songs (TUM)
  9. The Matthew Herbert Big Band, The State Between Us (Accidental)
  10. Kris Davis, Diatom Ribbons (Pyroclastic)


  1. John Coltrane, Blue World (1964, Impulse!)
  2. Betty Carter, The Music Never Stops (Blue Engine)
  3. Eric Dolphy, Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions (Resonance -3CD -18)