Happy New Year! My monthly list of recommended CDs, as published in The New York City Jazz Record, January 2014:

Marty Ehrlich Large Ensemble, A Trumpet in the Morning (New World)

John Hébert Trio, Floodstage (Clean Feed)

Gary Husband & Alex Machacek, Now (Abstract Logix)

Earl MacDonald, Mirror of the Mind (Death Defying)

Now vs. Now, Earth Analog (s/r)

Jorn Swart, A Day in the Life of Boriz (Mainland)