“It’s always good to welcome new talent to the music scene, especially when the artists have their own strong vision of what music should and could sound like. And Mia Dyberg clearly fits into that category. Next to her own musical vision, she has the additional strength of being very open to perform with musicians with completely different approaches, and from different cultural and instrumental backgrounds, or even age groups. She demonstrates this openness with her “Duo Scrapbook Album Series“” by Stef The Free Jazz Collective
Short Biography: Mia Dyberg is one of the new exciting voices on the European jazz scene. Her unique melodic expression emerges from wild sound experiments combined with Scandinavian melancholy. She performs w./ improv-musicians such as Clayton Thomas, Herb Robertson, Tobias Delius etc. She is also the co-founder of the international improvisers collective The Community. ‘Dyberg utilized a range of ancillary sound-making devices and techniques, stretching into AACM -inspired passages of deep conversation, playful chatter and bluesy storytelling.’- Clifford Allen, New York City Jazz Record
Long Biography: Mia Dyberg (b, 1986) is a danish saxophonist, improviser and composer currently residing in Berlin, Germany, where she works as a freelance musician. Performing with improv-musicians such as Clayton Thomas, Dag Magnus Narvesen, Casey Moir and Tobias Delius.
Her ability to combine sound experiments with melancholy in a unique melodic expression, makes her one of the new exciting voices on the european jazz scene. She is active project leader & co-founder of the international improvisers collective The Community.
Mia is a part of the Copenhagen jazz/improv. scene and holds a Master Diploma in Music ‘2015 from the Conservatory of Copenhagen. She grew up in the swedish archipelago and her both wild and impressionistic music is often affected by grand nature. But there is also a pulse of the city.
The last couple of years she has made roots on the international scene as a leader of projects as: Mia Dyberg Trio, Dyberg 4 Ra, Kovacs & Dyberg, Christian Balvig/Mia Dyberg feat. Clayton Thomas[AU] in Germany, Sweden, Poland, and Egypt. She also participates in different ad hoc projects for example in New York, Berlin and Stockholm with musicians as Herb Robertson[US], Niklas Barnö [SE] Oscar Noriega[US] og Michael Evans[US].
Mia Dyberg is co-founder and active project leader in the international improvisers collective The Community, which is an organisation, creating and expanding relations between improvising musicians worldwide – by producing events with interaction as the driving force.
Press: ‘I don’t know how Mia Dyberg does it, but many times you forget that it’s a saxophone she is playing. It is so much more than that’ – Lisa Appelqvist, Kristianstadbladet
‘(…)Dyberg’s sense of freedom and expansiveness. Dyberg is a fountain of creativity and always searching for collaborators who can go along with her on those bold adventures to the land of the unexpected she takes.’ – Greg Cohen
‘Both Dyberg and Robertson utilized a range of ancillary sound-making devices and techniques, stretching into AACM/CMIF/ BAG-inspired passages of deep conversation, playful chatter and bluesy storytelling’ —Clifford Allen, New York City Jazz Record