Jana Nyberg is a vocalist, flautist and band director from Minneapolis, MN. She appeared on Season 10 of American Idol, and has released four 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.
Nyberg's newest project, The Jana Nyberg 5, released their freshman effort, "Set On You," in August of 2017. The JN5 pushes small ensemble vocal jazz to the modern edge with exciting interpretations of well-loved standards and obscure gems alike. The Current named Nyberg one of "Ten Women To Know On The Twin Cities Jazz Scene" 2018.
"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..."
"One of ten women to know on the Twin Cities Jazz Scene 2018" – The Current