14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

David Brent Johnson (Jazz Director, WFIU [Bloomington, IN])


  1. James Carter Organ Trio, Live From Newport Jazz (Blue Note)
  2. Melissa Aldana, Visions (Motema)
  3. Branford Marsalis Quartet, The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul (Okeh)
  4. Paul Combs, Unknown Dameron (Summit)
  5. Jeremy Pelt, Jeremy Pelt, the Artist (HighNote)
  6. Jazzmeia Horn, Love and Liberation (Concord)
  7. Chick Corea Trio, Trilogy 2 (Concord -2CD)
  8. Anat Cohen Tentet, Triple Helix (Anzic)
  9. Karrin Allyson Sextet, Shoulder to Shoulder: Centennial Tribute to Women's Suffrage (eOne)
  10. Luke Gillespie, Moving Mists (Patois)


  1. Nat "King" Cole, Hittin' the Ramp: The Early Years (1936-1943) (Resonance -7CD)
  2. Stan Getz, Getz at the Gate: The Stan Getz Quartet Live at the Village Gate Nov 26 1961 (Verve)
  3. John Coltrane, Blue World (1964, Impulse!)