14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Simon Rentner (WBGO's The Checkout)


  1. FKJ, Live @ Salar De Uyuni for Cercle (self-released)
  2. The Comet Is Coming, The Afterlife (Impulse!)
  3. Mark Guiliana, Beat Music! Beat Music! Beat Music! (Motéma)
  4. Linda May Han Oh, Aventurine (Biophilia)
  5. Kassa Overall, Go Get Ice Cream and Listen to Jazz (self-released)
  6. Marta Sánchez Quintet, El Rayo De Luz (Fresh Sound New Talent)
  7. Godwin Louis, Global (Blue Room Music)
  8. Jenny Scheinman & Allison Miller, Jenny Scheinman & Allison Miller's Parlour Game (Royal Potato Family)
  9. Camila Meza & the Nectar Orchestra, Ambar (Sony Masterworks)
  10. Terri Lyne Carrington + Social Science, Waiting Game (Motema)


  1. Brainfeeder X (Brainfeeder -18)
  2. John Coltrane, Blue World (1964, Impulse!)
  3. Stan Getz, Getz at the Gate: The Stan Getz Quartet Live at the Village Gate Nov 26 1961 (Verve)




Note: Vocal vote specified Djesse V1 & V2, two separate releases, awarded to Vol. 1.