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The end of the year is the time when we usually look back and take stock. To celebrate the continuous growth and expansion of the music we love, we've decided to look back at the music that, for a reason or another, has surprised us the most this year. It features mostly young musicians, artists we were not familiar with, unexpected reissues or new projects by players we love.
Ben Allison "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00
Michael Leonhart Orchestra "Music Your Grandparents Would Like" from The Painted Lady Suite (Sunnyside) 0:17
Host talk 5:52
Rachelle Garniez "Swimming Pool Blue" from Swimming Pool Blue (Stand Clear) 7:51
Reinier Baas, Ben van Gelder & Metropole Orkest "Introduction to 2nd Coming, 2nd Coming of Homunculus, Do You Know Ben van Gelder" from Smash Hits (Basta) 12:18
Mopo "Niin Aikasin" from Mopocalypse (We Jazz) 23:02
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