14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Ed Hazell (Point of Departure, Jazziz)


  1. Mario Pavone Dialect Trio, Philosophy (Clean Feed)
  2. Karl Berger & Jason Kao Hwang, Conjure (True Sound)
  3. Alexander Hawkins, Iron Into Wind: Piano Solo (Intakt)
  4. Michael Formanek Very Practical Trio, Even Better (Intakt)
  5. Taylor Ho Bynum 9-tette, The Ambiguity Manifesto (Firehouse 12)
  6. Whit Dickey Tao Quartets, Peace Planet/Box of Light (AUM Fidelity -2CD)
  7. Mark Dresser Seven, Ain't Nothing but a Cyber Coup & You (Clean Feed)
  8. Ken Vandermark, Momentum 4: Consequent Duos 2015-2019 (Audiograph -5CD)
  9. Wadada Leo Smith, Rosa Parks: Pure Love: An Oratorio of Seven Songs (TUM)
  10. Tomeka Reid Quartet, Old New (Cuneiform)


  1. Eric Dolphy, Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions (Resonance -3CD -18)
  2. Ran Blake & Jeanne Lee, The Newest Sound You Never Heard (1966-67, A-Side -2CD)
  3. Keith Tippett, The Unlonely Raindancer (1981, Discus Music)