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Jana Nyberg

Jana Nyberg is a vocalist, flautist and educator from Minneapolis, MN. She appeared on Season 10 of American Idol, and has released three full-length albums to date. Known for her expressive and soulful approach, she effortlessly shifts between genres. A sought- after performer and recording artist, Nyberg has collaborated with Gigamesh, The Adam Meckler Orchestra, Jason Peterson DeLaire (Michael Bolton), Unus, Rass Kwame and others. On stage, she brings a vibrancy and passion that is infectious and ignites her audiences. The Jana Nyberg 5, which will release Nyberg's fourth full-length album in 2017, pushes small ensemble vocal jazz to the modern edge with exciting interpretations of well-loved standards and obscure gems alike.


"...There are so many moments when each instrument shines and the arrangements are stellar - especially Fever, which, as a song, i'm kinda tired of, but you guys breathe new life into it." - pat mAcdonald, Timbuk3/Purgatory Hill

"Jana Nyberg has a big, elastic voice, and she knows how to use it..." - Bebopified.com

"Nyberg [has a] sultry, swaying voice and impeccable timing..." - JazzPolice.com

Primary Instrument

Voice / vocals

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced


I am a professor at Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists, and hold my own private studios in voice, flute and piano. I have a wide rage of availability for teaching privately and my rates range from $30-$60. I have a degree in Instrumental Education, and am frequently a guest performer and clinician.

Clinic/Workshop Information

I work with a wide variety of talent levels from beginner to advanced. I love to work with jazz ensembles, jazz choirs, bands and more.


Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Winter Song

Self Produced


California Christmas

From: Winter Song
By Jana Nyberg


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