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JazzTimes 2017 Critics' Poll (Expanded)

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Monday March 19, 2018

From JazzTimes

The 2017 Expanded Critics’ Poll
By: JazzTimes

For this annual companion poll to last issue’s Top 50 Critics’ Picks, our regular contributors and critics participated in this survey based on our yearly Readers’ Poll. Voters were asked to focus on artists’ achievements during 2017 rather than assessing entire careers.

Best New Artist
Jazzmeia Horn

Electric/Jazz-Rock/Contemporary Group
Hudson (DeJohnette/Grenadier/Medeski/Scofield)

Clarinetist
Anat Cohen

Tenor Saxophonist
Joe Lovano

Alto Saxophonist
Rudresh Mahanthappa

Drummer
Jack DeJohnette

See the whole list here