Volume 88, Number 12
86th Annual DownBeat Readers Poll
By Bill Milkowski
Roy Hargrove entering the DownBeat Hall of Fame leads off the 86th Annual Readers Poll in our December issue. The issue also features:
The readers honor the late Chick Corea one last time as Artist of the Year, Group of the Year, Pianist of the Year and Keyboardist of the Year.
Maria Schneider, honored for Album of the Year for Data Lords, Compose of the Year and Arranger of the Year.
John Coltrane’s Blue World named Historical Album of the Year.
Bob Dylan named Beyond Album and Artist of the Year.
Also, 77 great albums listed!