14th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2019

Ballot 2019

Richard Williams (The Blue Moment)


  1. Terri Lyne Carrington + Social Science, Waiting Game (Motema)
  2. Matana Roberts, Coin Coin Chapter Four: Memphis (Constellation)
  3. Tyshawn Sorey & Marilyn Crispell, The Adornment of Time (Pi)
  4. SEED Ensemble, Driftglass (Jazz Re:freshed)
  5. Christian Lillinger, Open Form for Society (Plaist Music)
  6. Arve Henriksen, Captured Under Mountainsides/Cryosphere/Towards Language/Acousmograph (Rune Grammofon -4CD)
  7. Giovanni Guidi, Avec Le Temps (ECM)
  8. Laura Jurd, Stepping Back, Jumping In (Edition)
  9. Art Ensemble of Chicago, We Are on the Edge: A 50th Anniversary Celebration (Pi -2CD)
  10. Jaimie Branch, Fly or Die II: Bird Dogs of Paradise (International Anthem)


  1. John Coltrane, Blue World (1964, Impulse!)
  2. Johnny Burch Octet, Jazz Beat (Rhythm & Blues)
  3. Nat "King" Cole, Hittin' the Ramp: The Early Years (1936-1943) (Resonance -7CD)