Jana is a jazz-singer, composer, lyricist, arranger, vocal teacher and radio show host from Estonia.
Her main focus is on See Pole See Trio that recycles soviet era pop-songs in estonian into three layered textiles. It has a touch of scandinavian soundscapes, a hint of pop harmonies and improvised freedom. SPS Trio unites vocals, saxophone, bass, accordeon and FX making it an unusual blend of solo instruments.
See Pole See Trio translates as ‘this ain’t that trio’.
In the Fall of 2021 their debut album will be released.
Jana is a singer in many ensmbles that vary in genres.
In 2017 a progressive jazz band Jana Kütt Group released an EP ‘Värvid’ (‘Colours’), being mainly instrumental jazz mixed with vocalese.
In 2020 a jazz-folk-poip band Pillikud released an album ‘Metsaunelm’ (‘Forest Dream’) inspired by estonian folklore.
In 2021 avant-garde/ experimental ensemble IHA (Desire) released an album uniting C.Baudelaire’s poetry and Raimond Mägi’s surreal music with two vocals, piano, bass and drums.
In 2021 an album ‘Moment’ by Tuuli Pruul will be released which includes original soul, jazz and pop songs in English.
She is also a backing vocalist in a soul-jazz band Maarja Aarma MA that released an album ‘Queenland’ with original music in 2021.
Jana is also a vocal teacher in one of the main Estonian vocational music schools as well as a radio show host.