In the last six years Nisville has not only been the festival of jazz music, but also the festival of the volunteers. Since 2010, the festival has brought together more than 1400 of volunteers from 20 countries around the world. As the greatest volunteers' event in the city of Nis, Nisville volunteers team was awarded 'Constantin The Great' medal in 2012. Nisville volunteers project of 2013 was recognized by The National Youth Council Of Serbia as the best youth project of the year.
2014 Downbeat Critics Poll Rising Star Winner and Grammy Award winning tenor saxophonist Wayne Escoffery is going to perform at Nisville 2015 with his quartet at Sunday, August 16th. Members of his all stars band are: pianist David kikoski, bassist Ugonna Okegwo and drummer Ralph Peterson.
Famous jazz pianist Monty Alexander Is going to play with his band at Nisville jazz festival 2015, at friday August 14th. In Hal Leonard's 2005 book The Fifty Greatest Jazz Piano Players of All Time, Alexander was listed among the top five Jazz pianists of all time.
The upcoming edition of the international Nišvillle Jazz Festival will be held from August 13 until 16. 2015 at the Fortress of Nis. The regular price of a four-day ticket set will be 25 EUR (30 EUR just before the festival or during the festival). Until June 15, the ticket sets will be for sale price of 21 EUR.
The founders of the British acid jazz scene Incognito marks 35 years since their formation this year. The band will be touring the world and perform at the upcoming edition of Nisville jazz festival on August 14.