14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Nate Chinen (WBGO, NPR Music)


  1. Kris Davis, Diatom Ribbons (Pyroclastic)
  2. Tomeka Reid Quartet, Old New (Cuneiform)
  3. Branford Marsalis Quartet, The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul (Okeh)
  4. Guillermo Klein, Los Guachos Cristal (Sunnyside)
  5. Chick Corea Trio, Trilogy 2 (Concord -2CD)
  6. Art Ensemble of Chicago, We Are on the Edge: A 50th Anniversary Celebration (Pi -2CD)
  7. Matana Roberts, Coin Coin Chapter Four: Memphis (Constellation)
  8. Joel Ross, KingMaker (Blue Note)
  9. Jaimie Branch, Fly or Die II: Bird Dogs of Paradise (International Anthem)
  10. Michele Rosewoman's New Yor-Uba, Hallowed (Advance Dance Disques)


  1. Stan Getz, Getz at the Gate: The Stan Getz Quartet Live at the Village Gate Nov 26 1961 (Verve)
  2. John Coltrane, Blue World (1964, Impulse!)
  3. Paul Bley-Gary Peacock-Paul Motian, When Will the Blues Leave (1999, ECM)