Nišville - from local to national importance
At the ending ceremony for year’s project "Best of Serbia" (December 22th 2009 in the hall of the Chamber of Commerce) Nišville Jazz Festival won a special award in the category of brands that reached their local importance and became national brands. This action was organized by Serbian Ministry of Trade and Services, Chamber of Commerce and Serbian newspaper "Economic Review".
Nisville Presents Mingus Dynasty
Visitors will also have an opportunity to enjoy music of Mingus Dynasty.This unique band is part of a complex project (within which there are two line-ups: Mingus Big Band and Mingus Orchestra) which has been presenting legacy of Charles Mingus, the great contrabassist and one of the most significant jazz musicians, besides Duke Ellington.
Grammy Award-winner Randy Brecker at Nisville Jaz Festival
Two months ago, Randy Brecker, the jazz trumpet player and composer, won the prestigious Grammy Award for his album “Randy in Brasil“ in “The Best contemporary Jazz CD“ category.
Funky Candy at Nisville Festival
This year, Nišville Jazz Festival will be held from August 13th until August 16th. The festival is going to introduce one of the biggest names from Dutch jazz scene, great alto saxophonist Candy Dulfer, along with her band and guests.
Joseph “Mr. Defunkt” Bowie - Confirmed a Show at Nisville
Miroslav Vitous - Founder of “Weather Report” is Coming to Nis
"Nisville - Make a wish" winner – INCOGNITO at Nisville Festival
Dizzy Gilespie's favorite drummer - Yehya Khalil at Nisville Festival
Yehya Khalil is one of the most respected and talked about drummer,
bandleader, creative producer, star maker and jazz musician, a
phenomenon in the music scene today. His likable personality, his flair
for showmanship, and his outstanding performances, made him not only a
star, but a matinee idol as well, changing the image of jazz music and
jazz musicians in Egypt forever.
Clint Eeastwood's Favourite Singer - Jamie Davis At Nisville
Jazz Princess Comes To Serbia - Grace Kelly on Nisville
Chance Howard – special guest of Candy Dulfer's band
Nišville jazz festival visited by 100,000 people
Program of XXVI Nišville Jazz Festival (from 13 to 16 August in the Fortress of Niš) according to estimates of the organizers and journalists, was seen by 100,000 visitors. The program on two main stages (Earth stage and Sky stage) on 4 festival evenings with performances of 27 bands from almost 30 countries, was seen by 20,000 jazz music fans, but during 4 festival evenings in the fortress of Niš there were at least 70 - 80,000 people who were passing by, with the opportunity to see and hear the performances of 20 bands(an a few DJ sets) from Serbia, Bulgaria and Spain in the free program on the Jam stage on “Belgrade gates” in the Fortress.