Big Ears 2019 Artists Top NPR’s 2018 Jazz Critics Poll
Incredible! Six of the top 11 records in NPR’s 2018 Jazz Critics Poll belong to artists playing Big Ears 2019—Wadada Leo Smith and Bill Frisell (with Andrew Cyrille), Mary Halvorson, Makaya McCraven, Ambrose Akinmusire, and Thumbscrew. Many more 2019 performers and Big Ears veterans, from Sons of Kemet to Nels Cline and Julian Lage, round out the Top 50. Give the entire roster a look.