14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

John Frederick Moore (Jazziz)


  1. Steve Lehman Trio & Craig Taborn, The People I Love (Pi)
  2. Matt Mitchell, Phalanx Ambassadors (Pi)
  3. Angel Bat Dawid, The Oracle (International Anthem)
  4. Art Ensemble of Chicago, We Are on the Edge: A 50th Anniversary Celebration (Pi -2CD)
  5. Patricia Barber, Higher (ArtistShare)
  6. Kassa Overall, Go Get Ice Cream and Listen to Jazz (self-released)
  7. Damon Locks Black Monument Ensemble, Where Future Unfolds (International Anthem)
  8. Miho Hazama, Dancer in Nowhere (Sunnyside)
  9. Melissa Aldana, Visions (Motema)
  10. Rajna Swaminathan, Of Agency and Abstraction (Biophilia)


  1. Johnny Griffin & Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Ow! Live at the Penthouse (1962, Reel to Reel)
  2. John Coltrane, Blue World (1964, Impulse!)
  3. Ran Blake & Jeanne Lee, The Newest Sound You Never Heard (1966-67, A-Side -2CD)