Born: May 9, 1954 Primary Instrument: Vocalist
After an extraordinarily successful 2010, with her new CD The Men I Love released on Naim Label, appearances on NY1 and BBC Breakfast TV, a sellout tour of Australia, several highly praised shows in New York, and performances for the first time in St Louis, Cleveland and San Francisco, Barb Jungr is celebrating 2011 with touring the UK with a new live Dylan collection, reforming Girl Talk with Mari Wilson and Gwyneth Herbert, and collaborating again with Kuljit Bhamra and Simon Wallace on Durga Rising.
With rave reviews internationally and two New York awards (2008 Nightlife Award for Outstanding Cabaret Vocalist and Best International Artist 2003 Backstage Award), Barb Jungr is renowned for her unique vocal style, approach to arrangements and interpretation of song. Her acclaimed releases on Linn Reords and Naim Label, and revelatory live performances have brought her to the world stage and revealed her to be one of Europe's most exciting voices....
Bob Dylan, jazz, northern soul, Nina Simone and continental Europe's cabaret music perform a subtle dance in singer Jungr's consciousness... The Guardian
astute...simmering....intelligent --The Sunday Times
Magnificent ...Jungr's voice is truly a thing of wonder --The Daily Express
The Men I Love, The New American Songbook (NAIMCD144, 2010)
Just Like A Woman, Hymn To Nina, Barb Jungr Sings Nina Simone (Linn Records, AKD 309, 2008)
Walking In The Sun (Linn Records AKD 283, 2006)
Love Me Tender (Linn Records AKD 255, 2005)
Waterloo Sunset (Linn Records AKD 222, 2003)
Every Grain Of Sand (Linn Records AKD 187, 2002)
Chanson, The Space In Between (Linn RecordsAKD 129, 2000)
Bare (Irregular Records IRR 039, 1999)
Bare Again (ZC Music Group, ZC9010, 2008)
Durga Rising(Keda Records, 2011)
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