14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Robert Iannapollo (New York City Jazz Record, Cadence, ARSC Journal)


  1. Taylor Ho Bynum 9-tette, The Ambiguity Manifesto (Firehouse 12)
  2. Wadada Leo Smith, Rosa Parks: Pure Love: An Oratorio of Seven Songs (TUM)
  3. Quinsin Nachoff's Flux, Path of Totality (Whirlwind)
  4. Alex Harding & Lucian Ban, Dark Blue (Sunnyside)
  5. Tyshawn Sorey & Marilyn Crispell, The Adornment of Time (Pi)
  6. Iro Haarla, Ulf Krokfors & Barry Altschul, Around Again (TUM)
  7. Gebhard Ullmann Basement Research, Impromptus and Other Short Works (WhyPlayJazz)
  8. Thomas Heberer, X Marks the Spot (OutNow)
  9. Mark Dresser Seven, Ain't Nothing but a Cyber Coup & You (Clean Feed)
  10. Tomeka Reid Quartet, Old New (Cuneiform)


  1. Ran Blake & Jeanne Lee, The Newest Sound You Never Heard (1966-67, A-Side -2CD)
  2. Eric Dolphy, Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions (Resonance -3CD -18)
  3. Dudu Pukwana-Han Bennink-Misha Mengelberg, Yi Yole (1978, Corbett vs. Dempsey)