14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Derk Richardson (The Absolute Sound, KPFA [Berkeley], Peghead Nation, Acoustic Guitar)


  1. Ben Goldberg, Good Day for Cloud Fishing (Pyroclastic)
  2. Kris Davis, Diatom Ribbons (Pyroclastic)
  3. Ingrid Laubrock, Contemporary Chaos Practices: Two Works for Orchestra With Soloists (Intakt -18)
  4. Tyshawn Sorey & Marilyn Crispell, The Adornment of Time (Pi)
  5. Anthony Braxton, Quartet (New Haven) 2014 (Firehouse 12 -4CD)
  6. Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom, Glitter Wolf (The Royal Potato Family)
  7. Taylor Ho Bynum 9-tette, The Ambiguity Manifesto (Firehouse 12)
  8. Mark Dresser Seven, Ain't Nothing but a Cyber Coup & You (Clean Feed)
  9. Satoko Fujii & Joe Fonda, Four (Long Song)
  10. Joe Lovano, Trio Tapestry (ECM)


  1. Bill Dixon & Cecil Taylor, Duets 1992 (Triple Point)
  2. Ran Blake & Jeanne Lee, The Newest Sound You Never Heard (1966-67, A-Side -2CD)
  3. David S. Ware New Quartet, Théâtre Garonne, 2008 (AUM Fidelity)