14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Rick Mitchell (Jazz in the New illennium (radio/book), The Motif, Da Camera of Houston Jazz Series)


  1. SFJAZZ Collective, The Music of Antonio Carlos Jobim and Original Compositions (SFJAZZ)
  2. Etienne Charles, Carnival: The Sound of a People Vol. 1 (Culture Shock Music)
  3. Monty Alexander, Wareika Hill: Rastamonk Variations (MACD)
  4. Herlin Riley, Perpetual Optimism (Mack Avenue)
  5. James Carter Organ Trio, Live From Newport Jazz (Blue Note)
  6. Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, Ancestral Recall (Ropeadope)
  7. Ulysses Owens Jr., Songs of Freedom (Resilience Music)
  8. Jazzmeia Horn, Love and Liberation (Concord)
  9. Roberto Fonseca, Yesun (Mack Avenue/Wagram Music)
  10. Mike Clark, Indigo Blue: Live at the Iridium (Ropeadope)


  1. Errol Garner, Closeup in Swing (Mack Avenue)
  2. Errol Garner, Dreamstreet (Mack Avenue)
  3. Errol Garner, One World Concert (Mack Avenue)