Jovan Pavlovic (born 20. june 1975 in Belgrade, Serbia) is a composer and one of Norways most affirmed and active proffesional accordionists. As he has alltrough his career, Jovan works actively towards developing musical realations and exchanges between Norway,Palestina and Balkan countries. Jovan was entitled”the 2010 artist of the year” by The County of Sør-Trøndelag, Norway.
Pavlovic holds a classical music degree from Trondheim Conservatory of Music, with specialization in Romani music from Balkans and Eastern Europe, and a title of three-time Yugoslav Classical Accordion Champion.
Some of Jovans on-stage colleagues were Boban & Marko Markovic Orchestra, Ivo Papasov, Petar Ralchev, Stoyan Yankoulov, Lelo Nika, Vasil Hadzimanov.
He performed with norwegian ensembles and musicians: Trondheim Solosists, Stian Carstensen /Farmers Market, The Brass Brothers, Frode Fjellheim,Rasmus og verdens beste band,Ola Kværnberg, Stein Torleif Bjella etc.
In 2017 Jovan has published his first CD with his trio (Jovan Pavlovic Trio) called Refleks. Jovan is composing music for theaters. His play Peacock was nominated for the play of the year in Norway. Peacock was performed in the prestigious theater of the Det Norske Teateret in Oslo. Together with Rasmus Og Verdens Beste Band he received two Spellemansprisen (Norwegian price for quality records) for the best childrens album of the year. He also recieved Spellemansprisen in 2007 with album “Kyssing E Hæsli”, in 2010 with the album,”Puppan te pappa” and in 2015 with Marius Neset and Trondheim Jazz Orchestra with album „Lion“.
Jovan has regular musical engagements for Trøndelag Teater, Rikskonsertene and he works as a guest teacher at Jazzlinja (NTNU).