Barb Jungr

Award-winning singer & writer


One of the most accomplished British singers of her generation. Barb Jungr’s formidable talent as a singer, composer and lyricist is only outshined by her ability to re-interpret familiar songs and reveal new depths of meaning and beauty. Internationally acclaimed, Jungr continues to evolve her signature style while her transcendent artistry both live and recorded continues to delight audiences.

“The brilliant jazz singer on world-beating form. Barb Jungr proves she's a genuine jazz marvel... A true musical alchemist”

The Telegraph

Welcome to the new, easy use website - where you will find all upcoming live dates here, new reviews for our recent performance of Barb Jungr Sings Leonard Cohen at Crazy Coqs here and videos here.


Our brilliant news is that there will be an EP in November of 5 or so songs from the Barb Jungr Sings Leonard Cohen concert recorded live at Crazy Coqs. There’ll be more of that, soon. And Barb digs deep into her renowned Bob Dylan repertoire for a concert at Crazy Coqs on 14th October.


There are some wonderful upcoming performances of Dylan and Cohen and Love and at Christmas Two Turtle Doves, a collaboration with the wonderful Dillie Keane.


Meanwhile We’re Going On A Bear Hunt opens in Chipping Norton in September and tours nationally - all tour dates at the Little Angel Website, here, and The Smartest Giant in Town opens and tours from October details here.

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Coming soon and Recently released

Over The Bridge

Barb is thrilled to release an old Jungr and Parker recording that has been unavailable for many years. Over The Bridge features Michael Parker and Barb’s talents as songwriters, arrangers and musicians.

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Famous Blue Raincoat

In August 2021 Barb released the second track as part of her new collection on Kristalyn Records.

Once again Jenny Carr is on piano, with Dudley Phillips on bass and Christoph Bracher producing, Here, Leonard Cohen’s extraordinary treatise on love and pain is given a whole new interpretation.

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10 best Dylan covers

Barb’s versions of Dylan’s I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight was hailed as one of the ten best Dylan covers amongst Johnny Cash, Bryan Ferry, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Wonder and more...

Forgetful Heart

On 28th May Barb released the title track of her new collection Forgetful Heart on Kristalyn Records.

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With Jenny Carr on piano, Dudley Phillips on bass and percussion and Christoph Bracher producing, this Bob Dylan song opens into new life. Barb said “Forgetful Heart was suggested to me by the editors of the upcoming Dylan At 80 book for which I wrote an essay on Dylan and love. My own Forgetful Heart loves this song and I hope you will, too.”

Dancing In The Dark

Bruce Springsteen’s classic song, on Kristalyn Records (KristaDB1). Recorded with and produced by Simon Wallace, with video by Simon and all made during lockdown, when we were all Dancing in the Dark?

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In My Troubled Days

Barb released In My Troubled Days in early April 2020. The single is a duet with the wonderful Fourth Choir, with a video and a link for choral arrangements by John McDaniel.

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BOB, BREL AND ME

Released Autumn 2019

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Broadway World review of Bob, Brel and Me at Joe’s Pub NYC - Feb 2020

Barb Jungr's committed performances of material by Bob Dylan, Jacques Brel, and herself make for a powerful set. Her delightfully quirky humor, with some cutely bristling impatience at the folly of human nature, is welcome comic relief between highly emotional, word-dense songs. Whether cheeky or choked-up with feeling, this artist (I don't use the word casually) commands attention and affection. Read full review

Kind of Jazz ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Barb's voice in fine fettle, and as always, her read on the lyrics is spot-on.

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Something Else

The vocals are powerfully delivered in Barb Jungr’s inimitable style – classy, full on, a touch of the mischievous and complete conviction.

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