Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Downbeat Readers Poll 2014

Downbeat Magazine has opened it's poll for the 2014 reader's choices. Submit your ballot here and do not be influenced by my choices ;-)

Hall of Fame: Hank Mobley
Jazz Artist: Mary Halvorson
Jazz Group: The Thing
Big Band: Rob Mazurek Exploding Star Orchestra
Jazz Album: Chicago Underground Duo - Locus
Historical Album: Miles Davis at the Fillmore
Trumpet: Charles Tolliver
Trombone: Steve Swell
Soprano Saxophone: Sam Newsome
Alto Saxophone: Oliver Lake
Tenor Saxophone: Ken Vandermark
Baritone Saxophone: Mats Gustafssaon
Clarinet: Ben Goldberg
Flute: Henry Threadgill
Piano: Kris Davis
Electric Keyboard: John Medeski
Organ: Brian Charette
Guitar: Nels Cline
Bass: William Parker
Electric Bass: Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten
Violin: Jeff Gauthier
Drums: Paal Nilssen-Love
Vibes: Jason Adasiewicz
Percussion: Hamid Drake
Misc. Instrument: Mats Gustafssaon - Bass Saxophone
Male Vocalist: Theo Bkeckmann
Female Vocalist: Leena Conquest
Composer: John Zorn
Arranger: Slide Hampton
Record Label: AUM Fidelity
Blues Artist: Joe Louis Walker
Blues Album: N/A
Beyond Artist: Dr. John

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