14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Jackson Sinnenberg (Capitalbop, JazzTimes)


  1. Ahmad Jamal, Ballades (Jazz Village)
  2. Alfredo Rodriguez & Pedrito Martinez, Duologue (Mack Avenue)
  3. Brad Mehldau, Finding Gabriel (Nonesuch)
  4. Avishai Cohen & Yonathan Avishai, Playing the Room (ECM)
  5. Wadada Leo Smith, Rosa Parks: Pure Love: An Oratorio of Seven Songs (TUM)
  6. The Bad Plus, Activate Infinity (Edition)
  7. Chris Potter, Circuits (Edition)
  8. Brad Linde's Dix Out, There Will Be Some Changes Made (Bleebop)
  9. Simone Baron & Arco Belo, The Space Between Disguises (GenreFluid)
  10. Art Ensemble of Chicago, We Are on the Edge: A 50th Anniversary Celebration (Pi -2CD)


  1. John Coltrane, Blue World (1964, Impulse!)
  2. Nat "King" Cole, Hittin' the Ramp: The Early Years (1936-1943) (Resonance -7CD)
  3. Sun Ra, Monorails & Satellites: Works for Solo Piano Vols. 1, 2, 3 (Cosmic Myth)