Forward-thinking pianist and composer Vijay Iyer continues his reign as a critics’ darling, with his trio’s “Accelerando” (ACT) named Best Album in the 7th Annual Jazz Critics Poll, formerly affiliated with the Village Voice and now linked to Rhapsody.com
- Best Vocal Album: Neheh Cherry & the Thing, “The Cherry Thing” (Smalltown Superjazz)
- Best Debut Album: Ryan Truesdell, “Centennial: Newly Discovered Works by Gil Evans” (ArtistShare)
- Best Latin Album: Bobby Sanabria, “Multiverse” (Jazzheads)
Full results will be posted next week.
Individual ballots (including mine) are here.