14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Scott Yanow (DownBeat, Jazziz, New York City Jazz Record, Los Angeles Jazz Scene, Syncopated Times)


  1. Chick Corea & the Spanish Heart Band, Antidote (Concord)
  2. Ehud Asherie Trio, Wild Man Blues (Capri)
  3. Veronica Swift, Confessions (Mack Avenue)
  4. Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band, The Gordian Knot (Music Content)
  5. Hiromi, Spectrum (Telarc)
  6. Lucas Gillan's Many Blessings, Chit-Chatting With Herbie (Jeru Jazz)
  7. Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Transitions (MSO)
  8. Catherine Russell, Alone Together (Dot Time)
  9. Chicago Cellar Boys, Busy 'Til Eleven (Rivermont)
  10. Tom McDermott, Meets Scott Joplin (Arbors)


  1. Muggsy Spanier, Rare and Unissued Recordings 1941-1952 (Jazzology)
  2. Nat "King" Cole, Hittin' the Ramp: The Early Years (1936-1943) (Resonance -7CD)
  3. Eric Dolphy, Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions (Resonance -3CD -18)