14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Peter Margasak (DownBeat, Bandcamp Daily, Chamber Music)


  1. Anna Webber, Clockwise (Pi)
  2. Petter Eldh, Petter Eldh Presents Koma Saxo (We Jazz)
  3. Ahmed, Super Majnoon (East Meets West) (Otoroku)
  4. Matana Roberts, Coin Coin Chapter Four: Memphis (Constellation)
  5. Kris Davis, Diatom Ribbons (Pyroclastic)
  6. JD Allen, Barracoon (Savant)
  7. Fredrik Ljungkvist Trio, Atlantis (Moserobie)
  8. Dustin Laurenzi, Snaketime: The Music of Moondog (Astral Spirits)
  9. Art Ensemble of Chicago, We Are on the Edge: A 50th Anniversary Celebration (Pi -2CD)
  10. Eve Risser, Après Un Rêve (Clean Feed)


  1. Stan Getz, Getz at the Gate: The Stan Getz Quartet Live at the Village Gate Nov 26 1961 (Verve)
  2. Louis Moholo Octet, Spirits Rejoice! (1978, Otoroku)
  3. Eric Dolphy, Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions (Resonance -3CD -18)




Note: Petter Eldh has several previous albums, so ineligible for Debut.