Artistic Researcher in Music

Contemporary Arts Theorist

Jazz saxophone, bass clarinet, spacedrum



Yoga teacher

NGO Project leader and manager/ activist

Formal Education:

Doctorate in Art Theory- Transdisciplinary Studies in Contemporary Arts and Media


Doctorate in Art Theory- Transdisciplinary Studies in Contemporary Arts and Media Singidunum University | Belgrade, Serbia (officially approved dissertation proposal, expected time for defence: summer semester 2022)

MA in Music Composition

2006 - 2008

York University | Toronto, Canada

BA in Jazz Saxophone Performance and Teaching

2000 - 2004

Franz Liszt Music Academy, Jazz Department | Budapest, Hungary

Other Education and Courses


Music Management Training - MOST EU Project


Artistic Research in Music - an introduction Certificate - Orpheus Institute, KU Leuven


Feminist School Seminary Certificate - Female Scientists to Female Scientists | Belgrade


Seminary for Writing a Project for Creative Europe Program - Creative Desk Serbia | Novi Sad


Master Course for NGO Leadership, Advocacy and Gender Equality Certificate - REC, SIDA | Belgrade


Master Course for NGO Advocacy and Social Justice Certificate - REC, SIDA | Tallinn


Course for Operational Trainer of Yoga Diploma, College of Vocational Studies for Sport Trainers | Subotica


Course for Yoga Instructor Certificate, Bihar School Of Yoga | Rikhia, India

1996 - 1997

Conservatiro de Musica Pernambucana | Recife, Brazil

Published Scientific Articles

Jovićević, Jasna. “Flow Vertical: Composing and Improvising Original Music Inspired by Bodily Sound Vibrations.” Leonardo Music Journal, Vol.29 (2019) 78–82 - Link

Jovićević, Jasna. „Composing the Actual: Brainwave Sonification as Materialized Intensity of Virtual Relations.“ Journal of Art and Media Studies. No.23 ( 2020) 29-44 - Link

Jovićević, Jasna. „Mapping of the Performative Body in the Practice of Jazz Improvisation.“ Music in The body - The Body in Music: Corper an der Schnittstelle von musikalischer Praxis und Diskurs. Göttinger Studien zur Musikwissenschaft. Ed. Christine Hoppe and Sarah Avischag Muller. Hildesheim, Zurich, New York: Georg Olms Verlag. (2021) 255-272

Jovićević, Jasna, „Gender Perspectives of Instrumental Jazz Performers in Southeastern Europe.“ Musicology, No.30 (2021), 149-164, DOI: 10.2298/MUZ2130149J

Jovićević, Jasna. „The Pale Image of the Jazz Women in Eastern and Southeastern Europe.“ The Routledge Companion on Jazz and Gender. Ed. Monika Herzig and Michael Kahr. London and New York: Routledge. (2022) - in print

Jovićević, Jasna.„Yoga in Sport.“ Quality of Life in Pandemic - Thematic Collection of Articles from 12th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference „Horizon 2021.“ Ed. Zoran Milic. Subotica: VSOVSU (2021) 210-2019

Awards, Honours, Grants (Selective List)


Erasmus+ Mobility Traineeship - JAM Music Lab, Private University Vienna | Vienna


Smithsonian Institute Research in Jazz Award Winner, JEN & Ella Fitzgerald Foundation | Washington D.C.

For the project Media Representation of Jazz Female Instrumentalists Best Music Video Awards for Walking Meditation (Sounding Solitude Artistic Research): Best Art Music Video - Munich Music Video Awards, Art Music Video Winner - Best Music Video Awards (London)


Winner in Best Jazz Song and finalists in the Video for Art Music - MVA (International Music Video Awards) | Munich, London


Serbia Creates Competition for the Best Artist Video / Winner


I-Portunus European Commission, Mobility for artists | Croatia


Giant Step “Women Action Music” Awarded Musician | San Francisco


National Winner AI Lab EU Project by Ars Electronica | Belgrade


Karabekos Student Award - York University | Toronto


International Student Scholarship - York University | Toronto


1st Price on International Ethno Music Competition | Milan


2nd Price Balkanart International Festival | Ljubljana


3rd Price for the Best Jazz Composition in Hungary | Budapest

Presented Studies as a Speaker on Scientific Conferences ( Selective List)


Jazz Research Conference (forthcoming on June 9th) Young female jazz instrumentalist in the Southeastern Europe: self-esteem and self-efficacy in the context of tokenism, University of Music and Performing Arts Graz | Graz


Australasian Jazz and Improvisation Research Network Conference (forthcoming on May 6th) Gender Identity Representation in Open-social Space of Free Jazz Improvisation Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University | Brisbane, Australia (hybrid)


Jazz Research Group Lecturer Series - online | Budapest Semi-Peripheral Status and Identity of Southeastern European Female Jazz Players


Gender and Musicianship Study Days - online Double Standards for Female Jazz Instrumentalists - Southeastern European Research Uniarts Helsinki and Music Academy Helsinki | Helsinki


Documenting Jazz Conference: Round table - Artistic Research in Jazz and Gender University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh College of Art | Edinburgh


Female Leadership in Music Conference - Positioning of the Female Artistic Researchers Academy of Dramatic Arts | Belgrade


2nd International Artistic Research in Jazz Conference - Jazz Practice Research: Transdisciplinary Methodologies of Artistic Research in Music Improvisation Case Study Birmingham Conservatoire, Jazz Department | Birmingham


Jazz Educational Network Conference Online - Construction of Jazz Women Instrumentalists Stereotypes: Media Representation That Needs To Be Rewritten Round table - Gender in Jazz


1st International Artistic Research in Jazz Symposium - Collaborative Event of Improvisation JAM Music Lab, Private University Vienna and University of Music and Performing Arts Graz | Vienna


Rhythm Changes Conference “Jazz Journeys” The Concept of “Collaborative Time Zone” in Free Improvised Music Event University of Music and Performing Arts Graz | Graz


Music in the body - body in music: The body at the intersection of musical practice and discourse - Collective Free Improvisation: Music Event as a Sonic Mapping of the Performative Body Department of Musicology, Georg-August-University of Göttingen| Göttingen


CGA Belgrade - Computer, Graphics and Arts conference | Belgrade Artistic research in Music and Neuroscience


Nova Contemporary Music Meeting: Composing Music Today Free Music Improvisation as a Collaborative Creative Event Contemporary Music Research Group of CESEM at Nova University | Lisbon


Central European Society Soundscape Ecology Conference The Sound of Birds - Gentle Artistic Voice for Protection of Endangered Bird Species Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design | Budapest (MOME)


Arts+Science Conference Artistic Research and Ornithology: The Sound of Birds Faculty of Dramatic Arts and Centre for Promotion of Science | Belgrade

Professional Associations


- International Network for Artistic Research in Jazz: Founding Member Women in Jazz Media


- Jazz Educational Network Jazz Research Group Hungar


- Central European Society for Soundscape Ecology: Founding Member Centre for Culture and Contemporary Arts: Founding Member


- Institute for Contemporary Artistic Music and Research

Serbian Yoga Association: Founding Member

Music Performance Projects as Leader and Composer (Selective List)


Composing and arranging for string trio, string quartet, saxophone quartet, jazz combo, big band, free improv, free jazz


Leader of: Jasna Jovicevic Sextet, Jasna Jovicevic Quinary, Jovicevic/Miklos/Wojcinski Trio, Super Saxophone Quartet, New Spark Jazz Orchestra.


Performed original works on various festivals and clubs: Belgrade Jazz Festival, Ars Electronica, Nisville/ Nis, Women In Jazz Festival / Halle, Unterfarht Jazz Club /Munich, Ring Ring/ Belgrade, Novi Sad International Festival, Valjevo Jazz Fest, Timisoara Jazz Festival, Green Town Jazz Festival / Sombor, Kanjiza Jazz Festival, Budapest Jazz Festival, Zsambek jazz Fest, TD Toronto Jazz Festival, Jazzy Colors/ Paris, Roulette Improv Nights/ New York, Cobi`s Place / New York, Color Festival /Dorset UK, Jazzire/ Subotica, Pula Jazz Festival, Rovinj Jazz Fest, Veneto Jazz Italy, Milan Ethno Fest.


Collaborated with Hamid Drake, Mike Stern, Chico Freeman, Elisabeth Harnik, Annette Giesriegl, Dresh Mihaly, Olah Kalman, Al DI Meola, Reut Regev, etc…

Multidisciplinary Artistic Projects (Selective List)


Walking Meditation, Autonomous Machine Music Video Production: Screenplay, Music, Acting


Za kim zvono zvoni Music Fairytale (Audio Book): Music, Production, Postproduction


Imago Sonus - Dance and Music Improv, with Henni Varga and Denes Dobrei


Improvising Events - Site Specific Artistic Research: Conceptual Visual Arts, Dance, and Music with Annette Giesriegl, Zrinka Uzbinec and Andreja Kuluncic/ Contemporary Art Museum Zagreb


You betrayed the Party when you needed to help it - Site Specific Conceptual Multidisciplinary Work on Goli otok, with Andreja Kuluncic (author), Annette Giesriegl, Zrinka Uzbinec

Participation in Artist in Residency Programs


Improvising Events - Museum of Contemporary Arts | Zagreb


Music Action Women Residency - Giant Steps | San Francisco


Artist Residency NS2021, University of Arts | Novi Sad


Improv Kolektiv International Music Residency | Subotica


Valparaiso Artist Colony | Mojacar Spain


OMI- International Artist Residency | New York


Djerassi International Artist Residency | San Francisco


ArtsLink Residency | New York


Banff Centre for the Arts - Long Term Artist Residency | Banff Canada


Veneto Jazz Summer School by The New School | Bassano del Grapa Italy