Nišville among “The Sounds of summer in Serbia"
Nišville Jazz Festival has come into the choice of the official cultural-touristic offer of the Touristic organization of Serbia which is going to be presented at the „World Travel Market“ in London.
Free transportation for fans of festivals
For all visitors NIŠVILLE Jazz Festival who bought sets of tickets for the festival, provided the free transportation! The buses will ply on the route Belgrade-Nis and
Nis-Belgrade thanks to excellent cooperation with Lasta, our reputable transporter. For the duration of the festival (August, 12th-15th) are daily departures. Departures from Belgrade at 12 pm from the plateau in front of the Sava Center, while departures from Nis reserved for the tennis courts at 02.00 am (which is located next to the Nis Fortress).
For visitors who have bought vouchers through a sales network Card Service, a proxy for the "physical" tickets will be provided in the Press center of the festival, from
August, 12th-15th, in the period from 4 to 7 pm.
On this occasion, we remind you that the programs in Earth and Sky stage starts at 7.30 pm, and program the Gate stage starts at 7.00pm.
This year's festival, visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy among others, with Solomon Burke, the Rambo Amadeus (Thursday), Roy Hargrove Quintet, Georgie Fame's (Friday), Benny Golson's Automatic rotting systems Kelag & Big Band, Manu Dibango a & Soul Makos (Saturday), De Phazz and Terje Rypdal Trio (Sunday) and many other famous musicians.
Mr „Yeh Yeh“ at Nisville
Famous British R&B and jazz singer and keyboard player Georgie Fame is going to perform at XXVII Nisville Jazz Festival.
Fame began playing piano at a young age, and performed with several groups around Manchester as a teenager, when he was particularly fond of Fats Domino and Jerry Lee Lewis. In 1959, his family moved to London, where the 16 year old was discovered by songwriter Lionel Bart (best known for the musical Oliver). He renamed his real name (Clive Powell) to Georgie Fame and in the summer of 1961 joined the Blue Flames. Soon he became their lead singer. They played specific combinatiom of rock, pop, R&B, jazz, and ska. Later he discovered the Hammond B-3 organ, becoming one of the very few British musicians to adopt the instrument in late 1962. From there, the Blue Flames became one of the most popular live bands in London. Nis).
Award to the great accordion player
Composer, arranger, pianist, conductor and one of the best European jazz accordionists Mirko Šouc is the winner of this year's Nisville jazz festival award for lifetime achievement. This award will be given to Šouc at the opening evening of the XXVII Nisville jazz festival (August 12 2010 in the Fortress of Nis)
During the 60’s, Mirko Šouc was marked as the best European jazz accordionist on a competition of radio orchestra soloists in Munich– in the time when Art Van Damme was very popular. As Šouc sais, he was never influenced by other accordionist – he was always into jazz pianists like Oscar Peterson and brass players – that’s the secret of his originality.
"Jazz Holiday" for 100 euros
This year, Nisville Jazz Festival will also give an opportunity to people from other countries and cities to come to the festival and spend four days and four festival evenings for 100 €. The price includes accommodation in Student’s hostel with full board and twin rooms. Student’s hostel is just near the Fortress of Nis. The price also includes four-day ticket.
After king - emperor
One of the most prominent cult figures on the ex-Yugoslav music scene Rambo Amadeus is going to be one of the headliners of XXVII International Nisville Jazz Festival (from 12 to 15 August 2010 in the Fortress of Nis).
Jazzy funk of Vladimir Četkar
Famous Macedonian guitarist, composer and arranger Vladimir Cetkar who lives in USA, confirmed a performance with his band at XXVII international Nisville Jazz Festival (12th to 15th August 2010). Cetkar in Nis comes after a series of appearances in the famous Blue Note club in NYC.
Šaban’s monument still waiting for his friends
On Tuesday 8 June 2010, it was two years since the death of the legendary Šaban Bajramović - globally recognized king of Gypsy music.
Selling of the tickets for Nisville 2010 just started
Kelag with Benny
This year, Nisville Jazz Festival will continue the tradition of presenting jazz orcestras from the neighboring countries by bringing Austrian Kelag Big Band, who will perform with the jazz legend Benny Golson. Big Band is part of the famous energetic Company-Kelag
De Phazz at NisvilleDe Phazz, the famous lounge-oriented band from Germany, confirmed their performance at XXVII Nisville Jazz Festival.
De Phazz is a downtempo jazz ensemble integrating modern turntablism and elements of soul, Latin, trip hop and drum and bass into a lounge music sound. De Phazz is led by German-Austrian producer Peter "Pit" Baumgartner, who surrounded himself with a shifting cast of collaborators that featured vocalists Barbara Lahr, Karl Frierson, and Pat Appleton, as well as drummer Oli Rubow. Albums like Detunized Gravity (1997), Godsdog (1999), Death by Chocolate (2001), Daily Lama (2002), Days of Twang (2007), and Big (2009) explored various terrains of 21st century lounge music, much of it balancing samples with live instrumentation, with innumerable cross-sections of jazz, soul, easy listening, and Latin music.
Benny Golson for a great day in NisvilleThe legendary tenor saxophone player, composer and arranger Benny Golson is going to perform at the third evening of the year’s festival. 82-year-old Golson, who is still in a great condition (his last year’s album “New Time, New 'Tet “ is in Billboard’s Top 10 Jazz Albums list), is the only active musician of his generation. He is going to perform at Nisville 2010 along with Kelag Big Band from Austria.
Djabe special guest Steve Hackett at Nisville
Terje Rypdal Trio at NisvilleFamous guitarsts and composer from Norway Terje Rypdal is going to perform XXVII Nisville Jazz Festival in the Fortress of Nis with his trio (Frank Hovland – bas i Paolo Vinaccia – drums).
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