2020 was a difficult year with many obstacles to overcome and with many high and low amplitudes. As a result, it was a year when naturally ambient, classical, and neo-classical music took over and provided greater joy than any other genre. Even the jazz records I preferred had plenty of quiet moments. The upbeat stuff was most often reserved for driving. Music and arts were always key to how we connect with the world. During this year, as the coronavirus ravaged the world and our lives, music and arts, in general, became the outside world for most of us. While the concerts were almost not happening throughout the year, apart from attending two festivals during the autumn, there was plenty of new good music. Here are some releases that I enjoyed most during 2020.
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