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Pancevo Jazz Festival Gallery

Images from the Pancevo Jazz Festival in Serbia. All photographs copyright John Watson/jazzcamera.co.uk



Charles Tolliver with his All Stars



Lenny White with Charles Tolliver's All Stars


Jesse Davis with Charles Tolliver's All Stars

 Buster Williams with Charles Tolliver's All Stars

Paolo Fresu with his Trio project: Tempoi di Chet

Paolo Fresu soloing with his trio

Singer Anna Andeluh with the ensemble Little Rosie's Kindergarten from Austria

Little Rosie's Kindergarten

Dave Holland with the Cross Currents Trio

Chris Potter with the Cross Currents Trio

Zakir Hussain with the Cross Currents Trio

 The Cross Currents Trio: Zakir Hussain, Dave Holland, Chris Potter


 Pianist Dragan Calina with saxophonist Luka Ignjatovic and bassist Boris Sainovic

 Peter Rozsnaoi with his Trio

Drummer Mark Guiliana's Beat Music



Mark Guiliana with bassist Chris Morrissey


The Ming Quartet



 Gianlucca Petrella from Italy, who appeared with Pasquale Mirra on vibes and Michelle Rabia, percussion

Austrian saxophonist Ulrich Drechsler, who appeared with his trio Cafe Drechsler

Cecile McLorin Salvant sings with the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra

Cecile McLorin Salvant with drummer Jeff Hamilton, bassist John Clayton and the orchestra

John Clayton solos with the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra


Saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa, with his Indo-Pak Coalition: guitarist Rez Abassi and percussionist Dan Weiss


Ralph Towner at his solo concert

Ralph Towner with a portrait of himself at John Watson's photography exhibition in Pancevo


Saxophonist Oded Tzur's Quartet from Isreal



Ches Smith with Snakeoil at the 2017 Pancevo Jazz Festival

Joe Lovano, who appeared with his Classic Quartet

Joe Lovano in action at Pancevo

Above and below: Avishai Cohen - passionate playing with his quartet


Johnathan Zelnik with Avishai Cohen's quartet

Ziv Ravitz with Avishai Cohen's quartet

Yonathan Avishai with the Cohen quartet

Above and below: Ambrose Akinmusire, who appeared with his quartet

Theo Ceccaldi with Velvet Revolution

Jim Hart with Velvet Revolution

Daniel Erdmann, leader of the trio Velvet Revolution


Marko Zivadinovic with international group Artistry In Broken Rhythm


Above and below: China Moses


Tim Berne with Snakeoil



 Above and below: the sublime Italian trumpeter Enrico Rava at Pancevo

Above and below: James Carter at Pancevo with his organ trio


Alex White with the James Carter Organ Trio 

 Above and below, John Scofield at Pancevo with his group Country for Old Men


Bill Stewart with Country For Old Men

Larry Goldings with Country For Old Men 


Steve Swallow with Country For Old Men

Above and below: Lee Konitz in concert with the RTS Big Band

Myra Melford solos with her group Snowy Egret

Ivan Alecksijevic, who is from Pancevo, with his trio Sound Sculpture

Cimbalon player Miklos Lukacs, who performed duets with Kalman Balogh

Lazar Tosic, who appeared with his quintet and guest trumpeter Marko Dordovic

 Ralph Towner - stunning performance with Oregon

Oregon in concert on the closing night of the festival

Kurt Elliing gets percussive

Kurt Elling in a mellow mood

Ulysses Owens Jnr in action with Kurt Elling's band

John McLean soloing with Kurt Elling's band 

Stu Mindeman soloing with Kurt Elling's band

Kurt Elling and his band take a bow

A standing ovation for Kurt Elling and his band

Gary Bartz blows the blues with his band

Gary Bartz with bassist James King

Pianist Barney McAll solos with the Gary Bartz band

Pete Judge with Get The Blessing

Get The Blessing in concert

Maja Alvanovic solos with her Majamisty Trio

The Majamisty Trio: Pianist Maja Alvanovic, bassist Ervin Malina, drummer Istvan Cik

Dave King in action with The Bad Plus

Reid Anderson solos with The Bad Plus

Ethan Iverson with The Bad Plus