Barb Jungr Sings Bob Dylan
Barb Jungr’s Every Grain Of Sand has deservedly become known as a modern cult classic and has won the singer a dedicated fan base around the world. Originally released in 2002 this insightful album established Jungr as one of the leading interpreters of the Bob Dylan songbook and entered the Top 10 ‘Jazz Album of the Year’ lists in The Sunday Times and The Telegraph whilst the Wall Street Journal described it as ‘…the most significant vocal album of the 21st century thus far.’ Jungr’s revelatory interpretations get right to the heart of Dylan’s lyrics, finding new depths and emotion in his work. The album’s many fans include actor Jeremy Irons who named it one of his must-have albums on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs. Jungr’s passion for the material and her clever musicality ensure that everyone will find something to enjoy on this limited edition LP. This album prompted more than a decade of Dylan performances with a Barbican tribute alongside Billy Bragg and Odetta, a highlight. Jungr is supporting the release with a ten date UK tour in 2017. Barb Jungr is renowned for her unique vocal style, interpretation of song and radical approach to arrangements. One of the country’s finest interpreters of contemporary song Jungr is always original and inventive with a voice that has drawn comparisons with Nina Simone and Peggy Lee. Jungr has won rave international reviews and two prestigious New York awards (2008 Nightlife Award for Outstanding Cabaret Vocalist and Best International Artist 2003 Backstage Award). Jungr was recently shortlisted for a Manhattan Cabaret Award for Best Celebrity Artist and Best Vocalist by the London Cabaret Awards. Jungr’s acclaimed releases and unforgettable live performances have brought her to audiences all around the world.