14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Dan Ouellette (DownBeat, QWEST.TV, Medium, Billboard, Variety, Stereophile)


  1. Joe Lovano, Trio Tapestry (ECM)
  2. Noah Preminger Group, Zigsaw: Music of Steve Lampert (self-released)
  3. Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom, Glitter Wolf (The Royal Potato Family)
  4. Wadada Leo Smith, Rosa Parks: Pure Love: An Oratorio of Seven Songs (TUM)
  5. Abdullah Ibrahim, The Balance (Gearbox)
  6. Ralph Alessi, Imaginary Friends (ECM)
  7. Branford Marsalis Quartet, The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul (Okeh)
  8. Paul Zauner's Blue Brass Feat. David Murray, Roots n' Wings (PAO/Blujazz)
  9. Miho Hazama, Dancer in Nowhere (Sunnyside)
  10. Antonio Sánchez & Migration, Lines in the Sand (CAM Jazz)


  1. Errol Garner, Octave Remastered Series (Mack Avenue)
  2. The Fred Hersch Trio, 10 Years/6 Discs (Palmetto)
  3. Eric Dolphy, Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions (Resonance -3CD -18)