14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Lloyd Sachs (DownBeat, Chicago Tribune)


  1. Bill Frisell & Thomas Morgan, Epistrophy (ECM)
  2. Steve Lehman Trio & Craig Taborn, The People I Love (Pi)
  3. Uri Caine, The Passion of Octavius Catto (816 Music)
  4. Dave Rempis/Joshua Abrams/Avreeayl Ra + Jim Baker, Apsis (Aerophonic)
  5. Maluba Orchestra, Maluba Orchestra (Stunt)
  6. Taylor Ho Bynum 9-tette, The Ambiguity Manifesto (Firehouse 12)
  7. Matt Mitchell, Phalanx Ambassadors (Pi)
  8. Angles 9, Beyond Us (Clean Feed)
  9. Tomeka Reid Quartet, Old New (Cuneiform)
  10. Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom, Glitter Wolf (The Royal Potato Family)


  1. Stan Getz, Getz at the Gate: The Stan Getz Quartet Live at the Village Gate Nov 26 1961 (Verve)
  2. Horace Tapscott With the Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, Live at I.U.C.C. (Soul Jazz)
  3. Art Pepper, Promise Kept: The Complete Artists House Recordings (1979, Omnivore -5CD)