BARB JUNGR NEWS
Hard Rain - The Songs of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen
New CD out now
***** The Independent Hard Rain live review
**** The Times Hard Rain live review
**** The Daily Mirror Hard Rain album review
**** The Independent Hard Rain album review
**** I Paper Hard Rain album review
**** Jazzwise Hard Rain album review
8/10 Uncut Hard Rain album review
Tour dates are being added all the time...
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New video - The Making Of Hard Rain
Barb Jungr's contemporary arrangement of the songs of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen was eighteen months in the making - and here she explains what went into her hard hitting album Hard Rain, featuring their political and philosophical songs. Film by Matt Lynch.
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Barb in New York
Barb returns to New York for a 3 night residency on January 2nd, 3rd and 4th 2015 where she performs with Tracy Stark on piano and Mike Lunoe on percussion at Manhattan's prestigious cabaret venue, 54 Below.
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Barb tours the UK
Barb performs throughout December 2014 with Mari Wilson in their Woman to Woman Christmas show. See all dates here »
Returning from New York to perform throughout the UK in winter and spring 2015, with her Valentine's Night Special at The Purcell Room on London's South Bank, Sat 14 Feb 2015.
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My Funny Valentine at The Purcell Room
Celebrating Valentine's Night with Barb is always going to be special and in My Funny Valentine - Songs for the Wild at Heart.
She brings together all her best loved songs of love, loss, sex and romance by Dylan, Cohen, Brel, Springsteen, Mitchell and more, together in one special Saturday performance with Simon Wallace on piano and Davide Mantovani on bass.
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Kristalyn Records release Barb's cult album Bare Again recorded with Russell Churney. This 15 track album includes the songs King Of The Road, Waterloo Sunset, What a Waste and Au Depart. Buy on iTunes here »
Barb Jungr featured in the Independent on Sunday (14 April 2013)
How singer-songwriter coped with the death of her ex-husband and two sisters in the space of two years and became 'our greatest living interpreter of Bob Dylan'
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BARB JUNGR – THE UK’S ANSWER TO EDITH PIAF
Barb's last CD - Stockport To Memphis (available from Naim Jazz) is the superb album from the magnificent, mesmerising and magical Barb Jungr, one of the world’s foremost interpreters of song.
The greatest musical thing to come out of Rochdale since Gracie Fields Matthew Sweet, BBC 3
One of the best interpreters of Jacques Brel and Bob Dylan anywhere on this angst ridden planet today. Village Voice, New York
Time Out New York - Best Cabaret CD of the Year 2010
Once again Barb featured in Time Out New York's best of the year 2010 with Best Cabaret CD of the Year - Barb Jungr, The Men I Love. The superb English singer showed off her infinite variety with lush, insightful reinventions of songs by Dylan, Springsteen, Cohen and more.
Best Cabaret 2008 - Time Out New York
No 2 Best Cabaret 2009 - Time Out New York for ‘The Men I Love’ at The Café Carlyle
Nightlife Award for Outstanding Cabaret Vocalist 2008
Backstage Award for Best International Artist 2003
Bob Dylan, jazz, northern soul, Nina Simone and continental Europe’s cabaret music perform a subtle dance in Jungr’s consciousness. The Guardian
A fantastic English singer... I was just amazed by her voice...
Jeremy Irons - Desert Island Discs
Possibly our best interpreter of Dylan’s songs. Billy Bragg
Brings the same creativity for reinterpretation and re-examination that Ella Fitzgerald brought to Cole Porter.
The Wall Street Journal