One of the great British Chansons singers, and unique entertainer, Barb Jungr returns to Crazy Coqs for the Cabaret Festival to celebrate her long association with the Venue by performing this classic collection. She appears with Jenny Carr on piano and Dudley Philips on double bass with her much requested chansons repertoire including the specially commissioned translations that have brought Jungr two New York Awards and established her career in the UK.
The concert includes material by Jacques Brel and Leo Ferre as well as some of the British and American chansons writers including Elvis Costello.
Jungr is the recipient of the 2008 New York Nightlife Award for ‘Outstanding Cabaret Singer’ and the 2003 New York Backstage Award for ‘Best International Artist’. She has been nominated for 2 Manhattan Association of Cabaret Awards and received numerous Time Out New York Awards for best shows of the year and best CDs.
She has released 6 albums for Linn Records Label, including Just Like A Woman – Hymn To Nina (featuring the repertoire of Nina Simone) which brought her critical acclaim and rave reviews, and 2 albums for Naim label. Her CD on Kristalyn Records, Hard Rain, has won the Broadway World Award for best Cabaret CD 2014 alongside garnering 4 and 5 star reviews worldwide, and Jungr was shortlisted as Best Vocalist by the London Cabaret Awards 2015. Her recent release Shelter From the Storm is receiving 4 and 5 star reviews on both sides of the Atlantic.