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Jana Nyberg

Jana Nyberg is a Singer/Educator hailing from St Paul, MN. Her newest record Winter Song was released in December of 2013.

About Me

Since moving back to the Twin Cities in 2008, Jana has become a force in the jazz scene. With an appearance on season 10 of American Idol, and the release of her second full-length album Fever, Jana is moving forward in a full head of steam. Known for her unique blend of jazz and pop music, she is a sought after performer and recording artist. On stage, she brings a vibrancy and passion that is infectious and ignites her audiences. With two records to date and a third set for release in Winter of 2013, she shows no signs of slowing down.

“Jana Nyberg has a big, elastic voice, and she knows how to use it...” -

“Nyberg [has a] sultry, swaying voice and impeccable timing...” -

My Jazz Story

Published on: 2017-04-08

Growing up, jazz always filled our home. I played jazz as soon as I could in school bands and summer programs, on flute and piano. It wasn't until college that I happened into singing jazz when asked to step up from the piano and sing Ellington's "Prelude To A Kiss" with the big band. Jazz is such an exciting musical playground. Each time you play a tune, it's different--based on who you're playing with, the arrangement, and the improvisation. Jazz is America's true original art form, and it brings me great joy. As Louie Armstrong said, " can even live your life by it."

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