Traditionally, Nišville Jazz Festival awards the greatest Serbian musicians with the Lifetime Achievement Award: This year, the award goes to the renowned jazz and popular music singer Bisera Veletanlić. Bisera will perform at the opening of Nišville 2017, on August 10.
Funkadelic in the women's bass clef - Nick West at Nišville Jazz Festival
Bas player and vocalist Nick West is going to play wizt her band at Nisville 2017, at Fridaz August 11 th . With credits that include work with artists such as, Dave Stewart of Eurythmics fame, Prince, John Mayer, Glee and most recently, special guest appearances on American Idol, bassist, singer and songwriter Nik West is anything more than just another pretty face. Noted music journalist Alex
Legendary drummer Al Foster and his Quintet is going to perform program „Tribute to Charlie Parker“ at Nisville 2017, at Friday August 11th. The members of quinete are: Mike DiRubbo (alt sax), Freddie Hendrix (trumpet), Adam Birnbaum (piano) and Doug Weiss (bass).
Singer-songwriter Tony Momrelle, currently one of the hottest artists in the R&B / soul scene, is going mto perform wuth his band at Nisville 2017 – at august 10th.
Momrelle started studying music from the age of just 8 and would embrace gospel through regular church attendance. At 13, he’d switch to “part-time” rapping with a local hip-hop group and then five years’ later, in 1991, would kick-start his career as a backing vocalist for Gloria Estefan.
Dutch saxophonist Candy Dulfer is going to perform with her band at this year Nisville festival - at August 14th.
Candy Dulfer is known around the world for her powerful and highenergy concerts. She collaborates with the biggest artists, performs with her own band across the world in sold-out clubs and on the largest festival stages, received a Grammy Award nomination for her debut album ‘Saxuality’, sold over 2.5 million albums worldwide since, and has had several number 1 hits in the USA.
Grammy winner Patti Austin is going to perform at Nisville 207 opening day - August 10th , exactly at her 67 birthday. The performance will be a tribute to the great Ella Fizgerald because next year marks 100 years since the birth of the great jazz singer.