14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Seth Colter Walls (New York Times, Pitchfork, Bandcamp)


  1. Anthony Braxton, GTM (Syntax) 2017 (New Braxton House -12CD)
  2. Anthony Braxton, Quartet (New Haven) 2014 (Firehouse 12 -4CD)
  3. Anna Webber, Clockwise (Pi)
  4. Kris Davis, Diatom Ribbons (Pyroclastic)
  5. Tomeka Reid Quartet, Old New (Cuneiform)
  6. Elder Ones [Amirtha Kidambi], From Untruth (Northern Spy)
  7. Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis, Swing Symphony (Blue Engine)
  8. Tyshawn Sorey & Marilyn Crispell, The Adornment of Time (Pi)
  9. Kassa Overall, Go Get Ice Cream and Listen to Jazz (self-released)
  10. George Lewis & Roscoe Mitchell, Voyage and Homecoming (RogueArt)


  1. John Coltrane, Blue World (1964, Impulse!)
  2. Ray Charles, Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music: Volumes 1 & 2 (Concord)
  3. Burnt Sugar/The Arkestra Chamber, Twentieth Anniversary Mixtapes: Groiddest Schnizzits: Volume One (Trugroid/Avantgroidd)