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Nenad Georgievski's Best Releases of 2017

Nenad Georgievski's Best Releases of 2017
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When you think of all of the music that comes your way in a single year's time, all attempts to compile an all-encompassing or comprehensive list seems to be difficult attempt. 2017 was a year full of work, travels, books, writing, achievements and plenty of music and new people. The list here presents some of the releases that I had crossed path with and had an emotional effect on me. As a result I listened to these the most.

Best Jazz Releases

Vlatko Stefanovski
Mother Tongue
Croatia Records

Craig Taborn
Daylight Ghosts
ECM Records

Bill Frisell
Small Town
ECM Records

Vasil Hadzimanov and Bojan Zulfikarpasic
Live at Kolarac
Self-Produced

Thelonious Monk
Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960
Sam Records

Charlie Watts
Charlie Watts meets the Danish Radio Big Band
Impulse!

Ella Fitzgerald
100 Songs for Centennial
Verve Music Group

Luboyna
Radio Luboyna
Bajro Zakon Korporejshn

Louis Sclavis
Asian Field Variations
ECM Records

Kamasi Washington
Harmony of Difference
Young Turks Recordings

Ralph Towner
My Foolish Heart
ECM Records


Best Beyond Jazz Releases

Robert Plant
Carry Fire
Nonesuch

U2
Songs of Experience
Interscope

Miroslav Tadic
Spavati, Mozda Sanjati
Croatia Records

Brian Eno
Reflection
Warp Records

Max Richter
Three Works: Music from Wolf Works
Deutsche Gramophone Records

Momo Kodama
Point and Line
ECM Records

Ryuichi Sakamoto
Async
Milan Records

Saint Etienne
Home Counties
Pias America

Bob Dylan
Triplicate
Columbia Records

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