Jan Krist is an American singer-songwriter from Detroit, Michigan whose music is primarily folk. In 1993, Jan was a New Folk Finalist at the Kerville Music Festival for her songs titled "Someone" and "Daisies in a Bowl". Jan is married to Alan Finkbeiner. Jan is a founding member of the Yellow Room Gang (YRG), a songwriting collective centered in South-East Michigan. She often performs with fellow YRG member Jim Bizer.