Yana Bibb


Yana Bibb is a vocalist and songwriter. Born in Manhattan, grew up in Sweden, currently based in New York City. The music she writes draws from Jazz, American Folk and Blues
 and incorporates elements of Scandinavian Folk melody.
Yana’s interest in music was cultivated early by her father, Blues artist Eric Bibb, she also found inspiration in her grandfather, Folk singer Leon Bibb and her great uncle, pianist John Lewis of The Modern Jazz Quartet.
Yana received her formal training in Jazz Vocal 
Performance at the City College of New york.
Whether singing standards or her own delicate compositions, her musical instincts are right on target, her voice intimate and touching, filled with sincerity and simplicity and without affectation.
She has performed with her trio at the Metropolitan Room, the Bitter End, Something Jazz Club and the Living 
Room in New York City. Yana has also toured as a member Eric Bibb’s ensemble, performing at 
the Edmonton and Calgary Folk Festivals, the Stanley Theatre in Vancouver and Cadogan Hall 
in London and at the Blue Note in Greenwich Village.
Most recently Yana performed at Le Ginestre Jazz Club in Turin, Italy, the New Morning as well as The Sunset in Paris to promote her new album “Not a Minute Too Late”.
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Afternoon in Paris

Label: Dixiefrog
Distribution in France: Harmonia Mundi
Release date: April 01, 2016

This is Yana Bibb’s second album. “Afternoon in Paris” (a composition by the late, great John Lewis, pianist of The Modern Jazz Quartet who is also Yana’s great uncle) is produced by Swedish blues guitar player Staffan Astner. The album presents the right mix of groovy blues and soulful jazz (with a touch of Swedish folk melody) and shows her musical range, influence and depth.

Yana Bibb - Afternoon in Paris