8th Annual Jazz Critics Poll – NPR Music

Ken Waxman
(The New York City Jazz Record, Jazz Word)

NEW RELEASES

1. Convergence Quartet, Slow and Steady (NoBusiness)

2. Andrew Cyrille, Duology (Jazzwerkstatt)

3. Black Host, Life in the Sugar Candle Mines (Northern Spy)

4. Scott Neumann, Blessed (Origin)

5. Michel Edelin, Resurgence (RogueArt)

6. Ab Baars-Meinard Kneer-Bill Elgart, Give No Quarter (Evil Rabbit)

7. Maria Faust, Jazz Catastrophe (Barefoot)

8. Barry Altschul, The 3dom Factor (TUM)

9. Mark Dresser, Nourishments (Clean Feed)

10. Alexey Kruglov-Alexey Lapin-Jaak Sooäär-Oleg Yudanov, Military Space (Leo)

REISSUES

1. Paul Bley, Closer (ESP-Disk)

2. Chris McGregor Brotherhood of Breath, Procession Live at Toulouse (Ogun)

3. Roscoe Mitchell, Live at "A Space" 1975 (Delmark)

VOCAL

• No choice.

DEBUT

• Fabric Trio, Murmurs (NoBusiness)

LATIN

• Ivo Perelman, Enigma (Leo)