14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Phillip Lutz (DownBeat)


  1. Andy Emler & David Liebman, Journey Around the Truth (Signature Radio France)
  2. Joe Lovano, Trio Tapestry (ECM)
  3. Ahmad Jamal, Ballades (Jazz Village)
  4. Bill Frisell, Harmony (Blue Note)
  5. Mark Dresser Seven, Ain't Nothing but a Cyber Coup & You (Clean Feed)
  6. Gebhard Ullmann Basement Research, Impromptus and Other Short Works (WhyPlayJazz)
  7. Dan Tepfer, Natural Machines (Sunnyside)
  8. Wadada Leo Smith, Rosa Parks: Pure Love: An Oratorio of Seven Songs (TUM)
  9. Rez Abbasi, A Throw of Dice by the Silent Ensemble (Whirlwind)
  10. Ben Monder, Day After Day (Sunnyside)


  1. Eric Dolphy, Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions (Resonance -3CD -18)
  2. The Fred Hersch Trio, 10 Years/6 Discs (Palmetto)
  3. Bill Evans, Evans in England (1969, Resonance)