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Belgrade Jazz Festival Gallery 2016

Photographs from the Belgrade Jazz Festival copyright John Watson/jazzcamera.co.uk.

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 Above and below: Avishai Cohen in a sensational concert with his trio at the Sava Centar

 

The Avishai Cohen Trio - with pianist Omri Mor and drummer Itamar Doari - at the Sava Centar

 

Jack DeJohnette, who appeared with saxophonist Ravi Coltrane and bassist Matthew Garrison

Lionel Loueke, who played with Aziza alongside Dave Holland, Chris Potter and Eric Harland

Lazaro Del Toro Vega in action with the Vlada Maricic Quartet and guest trumpeter Bryan Lynch

Cuban pianist Alfredo Rodriguez in a dynamic show with his trio

 

Dutch saxophonist Tineke Postma

Tord Gustavsen, who performed with his quartet

Dave Holland, whose group Aziza with Chris Potter, Lionel Loueke and Eric Harland thrilled the crowd

Chris Potter, superb playing with Aziza

Austrian pianist David Helbock performing with his trio

American trumpeter Bryan Lynch, a guest star with the Vlada Maricic Quartet

Vincent Peirani soloing with his group Living Being

Icelandic pianist Sunna Gunnlaugs, performing with her trio

Viola player Szilard Mezei performing with his Septet

Bass clarinetist Bogdan Rankovich with Szilard Mezei's Septet

Altoist Luka Ignjnatnovic with the Schime Quartet

Drummer Predrag Milutinovic with the Schime Quartet

The Orquestra Jazz de Matosinos from Portugal

The Horse Orchestra, from Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Iceland

Rob Mazurek of Sao Paulo Underground

Belgrade Jazz Festival 2015

 

Above and below: Japanese pianist Hiromi in action

Above and below: American saxophone star Rudresh Mahanthappa solos with his 'Bird Calls' project

 

Francois Moutin performing with Rudresh Mahanthappa's 'Bird Calls' project

  

Francesco Cafiso soloing with his sextet, in a performance of La Banda from his new triple album

Above and below: James Brandon Lewis in action with his trio, bassist Luke Stewart and drummer Warren Trae Crudup

 

Above and below: Susana Santos Silva, who appeared with her own quintet and with organist Hampus Underwall and bassist Torbjorn Zetterberg.

Torbjorn Zetterberg, in two concerts with Susana Santos Silva

Bob Stewart performs with saxophonist Tony Malaby's TubaCello trio

 Flamenco dancer Leonor Leal, performing with pianist David Pena Dorantes and drummer Javier Ruibal

Miguel Zenon in action with his quartet

Igor Miskovic in action with his band Hashima

Lia Pale singing in her show 'My Poet's Love'

Jure Pukl solos with Serbian band Mindedness

Marko Crncec with Mindedness

Exciting action with bassist Branislav Radojkovic and drummer Goran Milosevic in the band Naked

Christof Lauer with the RTS Big Band, performing his tribute to pioneering saxophonist Sidney Bechet

Jelena Jovovic, who appeared with her band Jazz Junction

 

BELGRADE JAZZ FESTIVAL 2014


Danilo Perez with The Children Of The Light Trio

John Patitucci with The Children Of The Light Trio

Brian Blade with The Children Of The Light Trio

Above and below: Charles Lloyd solos with his Quartet

Above and below: Paolo Fresu and his Quintet

Nils Petter Molvaer, who perfomed with sound designer Laurens von Oswald

Mamadou Diabate, who performed with Wolfgang Pushnig and John Sass in the trio Mutua

Wolfgang Pushnig, with Mamadou Diabate and John Sass in 'Mutua'.

 John Sass, with Mamadou Diabate and Wolfgang Pushnig in 'Mutua'

Serbian Jazz BRE, who gave an audio-visual performance under the direction of Belgrade photographer/musician Ivan Grilic.

Max Kochetov solos with his Quartet

Michel Camilo, who closed the festival with his Trio

John Watson with some of his photographs in a special Belgrade Jazz Festival photography exhibition. Photograph of John Watson by Rita Pinkse

BELGRADE JAZZ FESTIVAL GALLERY 2013

Gianluca Petrella with Italian duo Soupstar

Giovanni Guidi with Soupstar

 

Anders Banke with Klokkeblomst from Denmark

Cassandra Wilson with Black Sun

Branislav Radojkovic with Fish In Oil

Dusan Petrovic with Fish In Oil

Alma Micic, who performed with guitarist Doug Wamble

Lee Konitz with pianist Dan Tepfer

Big Band RTS with trumpet soloist Bert Joris

Nik Bartsch's Ronin

Lars Danielsson, who performed with his band Libretto

John Parricelli, who performed with Lars Danielsson's Libretto

Julia Hulsmann, who performed with her quartet

Tom Arthurs, who performed with Julia Hulsmann's Quartet

Solo pianist Leszek Mozdzer from Poland

Shai Maestro, who led his New York trio

Singer and actress Ana Sofrenovic, who presented her audio-visual performance 'Voices'

Dejan Ilijic soloing with his group Eyot

Pianist Wolfert Brederode and saxophonist Yuri Honing from Holland

All photographs copyright John Watson/jazzcamera.co.uk