14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Brian Morton (The Penguin Guide to Jazz, Jazz Journal, The Wire, The Tablet, BBC)


  1. Steve Lehman Trio & Craig Taborn, The People I Love (Pi)
  2. Branford Marsalis Quartet, The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul (Okeh)
  3. Mark Lockheart, Days on Earth (Edition)
  4. David Liebman-Jeff Coffin-Victor Wooten-Chester Thompson-Chris Walters-James DaSilva, On the Corner Live! The Music of Miles Davis (Ear Up)
  5. Antonio Sánchez & Migration, Lines in the Sand (CAM Jazz)
  6. Avishai Cohen & Yonathan Avishai, Playing the Room (ECM)
  7. Chick Corea Trio, Trilogy 2 (Concord -2CD)
  8. Art Ensemble of Chicago, We Are on the Edge: A 50th Anniversary Celebration (Pi -2CD)
  9. Eric Hofbauer's Five Agents, Book of Water (Creative Nation Music)
  10. Franck Amsallem, Gotham Goodbye (Jazz & People)


  1. Edward Vesala, Lumi (1986, ECM)
  2. Dusko Goykovich, Slavic Mood (1975, RCA)
  3. Helen Merrill, Four Classic Albums (Avid Jazz)