'Voice' Jazz Poll Critics' Ballots

5. Ben Allison, Cowboy Justice (Palmetto)

6. Esperanza Spalding, Junju (Ayva)

7. Joe Lovano, Streams of Expression (Blue Note)

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8. Keith Jarrett, The Carnegie Hall Concert (ECM)

9. Ornette Coleman, Sound Grammar (Sound Grammar)

10. Uri Caine, Rimmon (Tzadik)

REISSUES:

1. Fats Waller, If You Gotta Ask, You Ain't Got It! (Bluebird/Legacy)

2. Evan Parker, The Topography of the Lungs (Psi)

3. Steve Lacy & Brion Gysin, Songs (HatHut)

VOCAL: Madeline Peyroux, Half the Perfect World (Rounder)

DEBUT: Esperanza Spalding, Junju (Ayva)


Howard Mandel (Down Beat, Signal to Noise, Jazz Journalists Association)

NEW RELEASES:

1. Muhal Richard Abrams. George Lewis. Roscoe Mitchell, Streaming (Pi)

2. Leroy Jenkins & Driftwood, The Art of Improvisation (Mutable Music)

3. Toumani Diabate's Symmetric Orchestra, Boulevard de l'indépendence (World Circuit)

4. Odean Pope Saxophone Choir, Locked and Loaded—Live at the Blue Note (Half Note)

5. Bill Frisell-Ron Carter-Paul Motian, (Nonesuch)

6. Bobby Previte, Coalition of the Willing (Ropeadope)

7. Bennie Maupin, Penumbra (Cryptogramophone)

8. Ornette Coleman, Sound Grammar (Sound Grammar)

9. Myra Melford, The Image of Your Body (Crytogramophone)

10. Dom Minasi, The Vampire's Revenge (CDM Records)

REISSUES:

1. Red Garland Trio, At the Prelude (Prestige)

2. Kansas City Frank Melrose, Bluesiana (Delmark)

3. Fats Waller, If You Got To Ask, You Ain't Got It! (Bluebird Legacy)

VOCAL: (SPOKEN WORD) Conjure, Bad Mouth (American Clavé)

DEBUT: No choice


Bill Milkowski (Jazz Times, Jazziz)

NEW RELEASES:

1. Nels Cline, New Monastery (Cryptogramophone)

2. Kenny Garrett, Beyond The Wall (Nonesuch)

3. Paul Motian, Garden of Eden (ECM)

4. Sonny Rollins, Sonny, Please (Doxy)

5. Ornette Coleman, Sound Grammar (Sound Grammar)

6. Lee Konitz, New Nonet (OmniTone)

7. Dave Douglas, Meaning and Mystery (Greenleaf)

8. Andrew Hill, Time Lines (Blue Note)

9. Trio Beyond, Saudades (ECM)

10. Branford Marsalis, Braggtown (Marsalis Music)

REISSUES:

1. Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane, The Complete 1957 Riverside Recordings (Riverside)

2. Miles Davis Quintet Featuring John Coltrane, The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions (Prestige)

3. Weather Report, Forecast: Tomorrow (Columbia Legacy)

VOCAL: Fay Victor, Cartwheels Through The Cosmos (ArtistShare)

DEBUT: Esperanza Spalding, Junjo (Ayva)


Tom Moon (All Things Considered)

NEW RELEASES: (listed alphabetically, 5.5 points each)

Ned Bartsch's Ronin, Stoa (ECM)

Avashai Cohen, Continuo (Sunnyside)

Ornette Coleman, Sound Grammar (Sound Grammar)

Toumani Diabate's Symmetric Orchestra, Boulevard de Independence (World Circuit)

Bill Frisell-Ron Carter-Paul Motian, (Nonesuch)

Keith Jarrett, The Carnegie Hall Concert (ECM)

Branford Marsalis, Braggtown (Marsalis Music)

Pat Metheny & Brad Mehldau, (Nonesuch)

Paul Motian, On Broadway Vol. 4 (Winter & Winter)

Cassandra Wilson, Thunderbird (Blue Note)

REISSUES: (Listed alphabetically, 2 points each)

John Coltrane, Fearless Leader (Prestige)

Fats Waller, If You Got To Ask, You Ain't Got It! (Bluebird/Legacy)

Weather Report, Forecast: Tomorrow (Columbia/Legacy)

VOCAL: Cassandra Wilson, Thunderbird (Blue Note)

DEBUT: No choice


Dan Morgenstern (Annual Review of Jazz Studies)

NEW RELEASES:

l. Warren Vache & the Scottish Jazz Ensemble, Don't Look Back (Arbors Jazz)

2. Ornette Coleman, Sound Grammar (Sound Grammar)

3. Joe Temperley, A Portrait (Hep)

4. Sonny Rollins, Sonny, Please (Doxy)

5. Duduka Da Fonseca, Samba Jazz in Black & White (Zoho)

6. Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra, Port Chicago (Noir)

7. Roberta Gambarini, Easy to Love (Grrovin' High/Kindred Rhythm)

8. Bob Brookmeyer, Spirit Music (ArtistShare)

9. Roy Haynes, Whereas (Dreyfus Jazz)

10. Joe Lovano, Streams of Expression (Blue Note)

REISSUES:

1. Dizzy Gillespie, The Verve/Phillips Small Group Sessions (Mosaic)

2. Eddie South, The Cheloni Broadcast Transciptions (Jazz Oracle)

3. Andrew Hill, Solo (Mosaic Select)

VOCAL: Roberta Gambarini, Easy to Love (Grrovin' High/Kindred Rhythm)

DEBUT: Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra, Port Chicago (Noir)


Russ Musto (All About Jazz—New York)

NEW RELEASES: (Listed alphabetically, 5.5 points each)

Kenny Garrett, Beyond The Wall (Nonesuch)

David Gilmore, Unified Presence (RKM)

Dave Holland, Critical Mass (Dare 2/Sunnyside)

Hank Jones-Christian McBride-Jimmy Cobb, West of 5th (Chesky)

Brian Lynch & Eddie Palmieri, Simpàtico (ArtistShare)

Branford Marsalis, Braggtown (Marsalis Music)

Francisco Mela, Melao (Ayva)

Ben Riley's Monk Legacy Septet, Memories of T (Concord)

Marcus Strickland, Twi-Life (Strick Music)

World Saxophone Quartet, Political Blues (Justin Time)

REISSUES: (Listed alphabetically, 2 points each)

John Coltrane, Fearless Leader (Prestige)

Andrew Hill, Pax (Blue Note)

Charles Mingus, At UCLA 1965 (CME/Sunnyside)

VOCAL: Roberta Gambarini, Easy To Love (Grrovin' High/Kindred Rhythm)

DEBUT: Francisco Mela, Melao (Ayva)


Dan Ouellette (Billboard, Down Beat)

NEW RELEASES:

1. Paul Motian, Garden of Eden (ECM)

2. Cassandra Wilson, Thunderbird (Blue Note)

3. Dave Burrell, Momentum (High Two)

4. Skerik's Syncopated Taint Septet, Husky (Hyena)

5. Ornette Coleman, Sound Grammar (Sound Grammar)

6. Ben Riley's Monk Legacy Septet, Memories of T (Concord)

7. Nels Cline, New Monastery (Cryptogramophone)

8. Bill Frisell-Ron Carter-Paul Motian, (Nonesuch)

9. Gianluca Petrella, Indigo 4 (Blue Note)

10. Diana Krall, From This Moment On (Verve)

REISSUE:

1. Serge Chaloff, Boston Blow Up (Capitol/Blue Note)

2. Nina Simone, Forever Young, Gifted & Black: Songs of Freedom and Spirit (RCA/Legacy)

3. Miles Davis Quintet Featuring John Coltrane, The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions 1956 (Prestige)

VOCAL: Cassandra Wilson, Thunderbird (Blue Note)

DEBUT: Gianluca Petrella, Indigo 4 (Blue Note)


Ted Panken (Down Beat, Jazziz, WKCR)

Ballot unavailable, at critic's request.


Derk Richardson (The Absolute Sound, SF Gate.com)

NEW RELEASES:

1. Ornette Coleman, Sound Grammar (Sound Grammar)

2. Nels Cline, New Monastery (Cryptogramophone)

3. Evan Parker, Time Lapse (Tzadik)

4. Muhal Richard Abrams-George Lewis-Roscoe Mitchell, Streaming (Pi)

5. Ben Goldberg, The Door, The Hat, The Chair The Fact. (Cryptogramophone)

6. Matthew Shipp, One (Thirsty Ear)

7. Patricia Barber, Mythologies (Blue Note)

8. Rudresh Mahanthappa, Codebook (Pi Recordings)

9. Satoko Fujii, When We Were There (PJL)

10. Kenny Garrett, Beyond the Wall (Nonesuch)

REISSUES:

1. Fats Waller, If You Got to Ask, You Ain't Got It! (Bluebird/Legacy)

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