NPR 9th Annual Jazz Critics Poll: 2014

Ken Waxman’s ballot

NEW RELEASES

1. Yoni Kretzmer-Pascal Niggenkemper-Weasel Walter, Protest Music (OutNow)

2. Paul Giallorenzo, Force Majeure (Delmark)

3. Kyle Bruckmann, . . . Awaits Silent Tristero's Empire (SingleSpeed Music)

4. Sakata/Lonberg-Holm/Gutvik/Nilssen-Love, The Cliff of Time (PNL)

5. Alexander Hawkins, Step Wide, Step Deep (Babel)

6. François Carrier-Michel Lambert-Alexey Lapin, The Russia Concerts Volume 1/The Russia Concerts Volume 2 (FMR)

7. Rodrigo Amado & Jeb Bishop, The Flame Alphabet (NotTwo)

8. Mars Williams-Ingebrigt Håker Flaten-Tim Daisy, Moments Form (Idyllic Noise)

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

10. Torben Snekkestad & Barry Guy, Slip, Slide and Collide (Maya)

REISSUES

1. Jimmy Giuffre, New York Concerts (Elemental)

2. Frank Lowe, Out Loud (Triple Point)

3. Peter Kowald, Discography (Jazzwerkstatt)

VOCAL

• No choice.

DEBUT

• Matt Nelson, Lower Bottoms (Tubapede)

LATIN

• Miguel Zenón, Identities Are Changeable (Miel Music)