Johann Berby


A mix of Maloya, pop, warm groove music from the world (Brazil, India, Africa, Cuba, Europe, creol) and funk.

Always served by a pair off energy, the group invites you to take part in a multicultural journey. The sweet melodies make you travel around the world in environments asked. The band will have you dancing the time of a concert.

Modern arrangements allow to make traditional trance accessible to all audiences. Travel and meetings allowed the curious artists, eclectic, versatile glean and gather thousand groove traveling around the world share their talents with the greatest pleasure.

All composition, arrangements, orchestration : Johann Berby
Lyrics : Bastien Picot & Johann Berby / Picot (10,11) / Berby (8, 14)
except for Ebu Twende Ungudia Composition and Lyrics by Florence Comment

Johann Berby : vocal, bass, guitar, percussions
Théo Croix : violin
Christophe Mareschal : drums & percussions
Michael Avron : guitar & backing vocals


Baba Sissoko : Tama, n’gouni
Ernst Reijseger : Cello
Lucian Nagy & Stefan Olariu : horn section

To give you a little flavor, here you will find some extracts.
Share the music.

Baba Sissoko Group : Black Rock African Voice


Oumou Sangare Group


Trilok Gurtu : African Project


Sound Workshop


SOUND WORKSHOP : In order to share their experiences as international musician and sound engineer, Johann Berby and Theo Croix offer workshops and training sessions (2 – 10 days) to develop theoretical and practical knowledge of sound for beginners and experienced musicians, technicians and / or engineers.

This workshop proposes also a master class of music.

– See Past Projects –

Johann Berby has played with :

Trilok Gurtu Band, Jan Garbarek, Oumou Sangaré Group, Vieux Farka Touré, Marcus Miller, Yaël Naïm & David Donatien, Vincent Ségal, Rosemary Standley, Sonia Wieder Atherton, Fatoumata Diawara, Blick Bassy, Mayra Andrade, Mory Kanté, Victor Deme, Mamani Keita Les Tambours De Brazzaville (musique du congo), Shankar Mahadevan, Niladri Kumar, Sibiri Samaké, Aly Keita, Foula and many more.