14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Fred Kaplan (Slate, Stereophile)


  1. Ted Nash-Steve Cardenas-Ben Allison, Somewhere Else: West Side Story Songs (Plastic Sax)
  2. Rob Schwimmer, Heart of Hearing (Sunken Heights Music)
  3. Etienne Charles, Carnival: The Sound of a People Vol. 1 (Culture Shock Music)
  4. Michele Rosewoman's New Yor-Uba, Hallowed (Advance Dance Disques)
  5. Ran Blake & Clare Ritter, Eclipse Orange (Zoning)
  6. Billy Lester, From Scratch (Newvelle)
  7. Sofía Rei & JC Maillard, Keter [John Zorn Masada Book 3] (Tzadik)
  8. Joe Pesci, Still Singing (BMG)
  9. Broken Shadows, Broken Shadows (Newvelle)
  10. Art Ensemble of Chicago, We Are on the Edge: A 50th Anniversary Celebration (Pi -2CD)


  1. Eric Dolphy, Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions (Resonance -3CD -18)
  2. Paul Bley-Gary Peacock-Paul Motian, When Will the Blues Leave (1999, ECM)
  3. Stan Getz, Getz at the Gate: The Stan Getz Quartet Live at the Village Gate Nov 26 1961 (Verve)