Playlist with a Story

Best of 2016 from Alex Nikiforov

Every year, I make ‘the best of’ playlist. These are the tracks that you told me you particularly liked! Normally, I play it in the multiple locations where I teach to celebrate the diversity of our community and the way we get inspired by each other. This year, I could not play it anywhere as I was on sabbatical and wasn’t teaching. So, publishing the playlist here is the only way I can offer the Best of 2016!

As usual, many of these tracks found me through my colleagues. I would like to thank Irina Sozdana (St Petersburg), Sereja Zimakov (Moscow), Inna Gulyaeva (Moscow) and Peter Wilberforce (Paris) for sharing their wonderful favourite music!

Track nameArtist
Let It Move YouJamie Catto, Frank Byng, Lévon Minassian, Aubrey Nunn, Dave Rand
She wasCamille
ConnectionSuper Deluxe
Every Second Of U (Feat. Wout Smeets On Piano)Pitto
Artillery They Don't Care About Us (ak mix)Michael Jackson & Infected Mushroom
One Old EmotionUnterArt
Ping Pong Armin Van Buuren
MayoralNovalima
Mah Na Mah NaThe Muppets
Balkan AirAlboran Trio
Sonata no. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001 - 1. AdagioJohann Sebastian Bach
PrayerMaria Bildea, Socratis Sinopoulos & Vangelis Skouras
Eroded Landscapebreath

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