14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Hank Shteamer (Rolling Stone)


  1. Angel Bat Dawid, The Oracle (International Anthem)
  2. Branford Marsalis Quartet, The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul (Okeh)
  3. Messthetics_The, Anthropocosmic Nest (Dischord)
  4. Gard Nilssen Acoustic Unity, To Whom Who Buys a Record (Odin)
  5. 10³²K, The Law of Vibration (self-released -18)
  6. Joel Ross, KingMaker (Blue Note)
  7. Chris Lightcap, SuperBigmouth (Pyroclastic)
  8. Blacks' Myths, Blacks' Myths II (Atlantic Rhythms)
  9. Steve Lehman Trio & Craig Taborn, The People I Love (Pi)
  10. JD Allen, Barracoon (Savant)


  1. Eric Dolphy, Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions (Resonance -3CD -18)
  2. Horace Tapscott With the Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra and the Great Voice of UGMAA, Why Don't You Listen? Live at LACMA 1998 (Dark Tree)
  3. Masayuki Takayanagi New Directions Unit, April Is the Cruellest Month (Black Forms Editions)