Objavljene nominacije za DownBeat Critics Poll

10. April, 2017


American magazine DownBeat annually publishes a list of top musicians in the previous year, according to public opinion and critics. This tradition began in 1952 i.e. 1961, and the results of the vote are published in December and August editions.

In the 65th poll of the best American musicians by the opinion of international critics, leading artist with the number of nominations for this year, is John Zorn nominated in  five categories: the artist of the year, the Hall of Fame, producer of the year, composer of the year and the best arranger.

There are numerous musicians on the list who have performed at Jazz Fest Sarajevo for the past 20 years, such as Dave Douglas, Rob Mazurek, Craig Taborn, Wadada Leo Smith, The Bad Plus, Oliver Lake and others, as well as the artists who will perform at the 21st  Jazz Fest Sarajevo, from October 31st to November 5th this year, and whose names will soon be released.

You can check out the complete list of nominees here.