14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Jim Macnie (DownBeat, JazzTimes, Lament for a Straight Line)


  1. Jeff Williams, Bloom (Whirlwind)
  2. Matana Roberts, Coin Coin Chapter Four: Memphis (Constellation)
  3. Anat Cohen Tentet, Triple Helix (Anzic)
  4. Marta Sánchez Quintet, El Rayo De Luz (Fresh Sound New Talent)
  5. Larry Grenadier, The Gleaners (ECM)
  6. Kris Davis, Diatom Ribbons (Pyroclastic)
  7. Mario Pavone Dialect Trio, Philosophy (Clean Feed)
  8. David Torn-Tim Berne-Ches Smith, Sun of Goldfinger (ECM)
  9. Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom, Glitter Wolf (The Royal Potato Family)
  10. Matt Brewer, Ganymede (Criss Cross)


  1. Eric Dolphy, Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions (Resonance -3CD -18)
  2. Gerald Cleaver & Violet Hour, Live at Firehouse 12 (2006, Sunnyside)
  3. Stan Getz, Getz at the Gate: The Stan Getz Quartet Live at the Village Gate Nov 26 1961 (Verve)