14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Britt Robson (JazzTimes, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minneapolis City Pages, Bandcamp, Red Bull (RIP))


  1. Jaimie Branch, Fly or Die II: Bird Dogs of Paradise (International Anthem)
  2. Linda May Han Oh, Aventurine (Biophilia)
  3. Spaza, Spaza (Mushroom Hour Half Hour)
  4. Mario Pavone Dialect Trio, Philosophy (Clean Feed)
  5. Crosscurrents Trio [Dave Holland/Zakir Hussain/Chris Potter], Good Hope (Edition)
  6. James Carter Organ Trio, Live From Newport Jazz (Blue Note)
  7. Miho Hazama, Dancer in Nowhere (Sunnyside)
  8. Branford Marsalis Quartet, The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul (Okeh)
  9. Ralph Alessi, Imaginary Friends (ECM)
  10. Alex Sipiagin, NoFo Skies (Blue Room)


  1. Betty Carter, The Music Never Stops (Blue Engine)
  2. The Art Ensemble of Chicago and Associated Ensembles (1979-2017, ECM -21CD -18)
  3. Eric Dolphy, Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions (Resonance -3CD -18)