Night Train's Top 40 Albums of December 2013

Jan 1, 2014

1.    John Abercrombie - 39 Steps (ECM)

2.    Houston Person - Nice 'n' Easy (High Note)

3.    Rene Marie - I Wanna Be Evil (Motema)

4.    Dr. Lonnie Smith - In the Beginning Vols. 1 & 2 (Pilgrimmage)

5.    Ahmad Jamal - Saturday Morning (Jazz Village)

6.    Christian McBride Trio - Out Here (Mack Avenue)

7.    Kenny Garrett - Pushing the World Away (Mack Avenue)

8.    Warren Wolf - Wolf Gang (Mack Avenue)

9.    Carol Morgan - Retroactive (Blue Bamboo Music)

10.Anne Drummond - Revolving (Origin)

11.Tierney Sutton - After Blue (BFM Jazz)

12.Hutchinson Andrew Trio - Prairie Modern (Chronograph)

13.   Fred Hersch/Julian Lage - Free Flying (Palmetto)

14.Geri Allen - Grand River Crossings (Motema)

15.Florian Hoefner Group - Falling Up (OA2)

16.   Gisle Torvik - Tranquil Fjord  (Ozella)

17.Roswell Rudd - Trombone for Lovers (Sunnyside)

18.Frank Potenza - For Joe (Capri)

19.Albert 'Tootie' Heath - Tootie's Tempo (Sunnyside)

20.Ethan Iverson - Costumes Are Mandatory (High Note)

21.Joey DeFrancesco - One for Rudy (High Note)

22.Nightcrawlers - Volume Three (Cellar Live)

23.Jim Alfredson's Dirty Fingers - A Tribute to Big John Patton (Big O)

24.Tardo Hammer - Simple Pleasure (Cellar Live)

25.Ian Hendrickson-Smith - Tonight Is Now (Cellar Live)

26.   Kenny Burrell - Special Requests (High Note)

27.Ed Reed - I'm A Shy Guy (Blue Shorts)

28.Judy Wexler - What I See (Jazzed Media)

29.Paul Carlon - La Rumba Is a Lovesome Thing (Zoho)

30.Steve Turre - The Bones of Art (High Note)

31.Joe Fiedler's Big Sackbut - Sackbut Stomp (Multiphonic Music)

32.Joe Locke - Lay Down My Heart (Motema)

33.New Gary Burton Quartet - Guided Tour (Mack Avenue)

34.Ali Ryerson Jazz Flute Big Band - Game Changer (Capri)

35.Tom Dempsey - Saucy  (Planet Arts)

36.   Gary Smulyan/Dominic Chianese - Bella Napoli (Capri)

37.Peter Bernstein & the Tilden Webb Trio - Live at Cory Weed's Cellar Jazz Club (Cellar Live)

38.   Jeff Lederer - Swing n' Dix (Little (i) Music)

39.   Ghost Train Orchestra - Book of Rhapsodies (Accurate)

40.   Ray Mantilla - The Connection (Savant)