14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

John Szwed (The Wire)


  1. Chick Corea Trio, Trilogy 2 (Concord -2CD)
  2. Frank Kimbrough, Monk's Dreams: The Complete Compositions of Thelonious Sphere Monk (Sunnyside -6CD -18)
  3. Etienne Charles, Carnival: The Sound of a People Vol. 1 (Culture Shock Music)
  4. Go: Organic Orchestra & Brooklyn Raga Massive, Ragmala (Meta)
  5. Michael Leonhart Orchestra, Suite Extracts Vol. 1 (Sunnyside)
  6. Billy Lester, From Scratch (Newvelle)
  7. Miles Okazaki, The Sky Below (Pi)
  8. Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom, Glitter Wolf (The Royal Potato Family)
  9. Joey DeFrancesco, In the Key of the Universe (Mack Avenue)
  10. Eve Risser, Après Un Rêve (Clean Feed)


  1. Paul Bley-Gary Peacock-Paul Motian, When Will the Blues Leave (1999, ECM)
  2. Stan Getz, Getz at the Gate: The Stan Getz Quartet Live at the Village Gate Nov 26 1961 (Verve)
  3. The Art Ensemble of Chicago and Associated Ensembles (1979-2017, ECM -21CD -18)