My monthly list of recommended CDs, as published in The New York City Jazz Record, May 2014:

The Bad Plus, The Rite of Spring (Sony Masterworks)

Amy Cervini, Jazz Country (Anzic)

Brian Charette, Square One (Posi-Tone)

Kris Davis Trio, Waiting for You to Grow (Clean Feed)

Rufus Reid, Quiet Pride: The Elizabeth Catlett Project (Motéma)

Matt Slocum, Black Elk’s Dream (Chandra)