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Critics Campaigns

Although the power of Jazz critics to make or break a particular recording, or even an artist, has been the subject of considerable debate, one thing is certain — people do read the critics.

The annual Down Beat Critic’s Poll has long been the topic of considerable discussion as the leading scribes, worldwide, offer up their favorites. Accordingly, a vote from a critic can only help to enhance a musician’s reputation.

We have a complete list of the all of the participating critics and easily target your campaign to reach these opinionated, frequently published writers.

Critics Gary Giddins and Ira Gitler say hello to Les Paul at this year's JJA Awards
Critics Nat Hentoff and Stanley Crouch at this year's JJA Awards


Photos by Jim Eigo