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Barb Jungr is renowned for her unique vocal style, interpretation of song and radical approach to arrangements. Her acclaimed releases on Linn Records and Naim Label, and "revelatory" live performances have brought her to audiences all around the world. Barb celebrated 2011 by touring the UK extensively with a new Bob Dylan collection, performing the show Girl Talk with Mari Wilson and Gwyneth Herbert, and collaborating with Kuljit Bhamra and Simon Wallace on Durga Rising. The Man In The Long Black Coat – Barb Jungr Sings Bob Dylan was released in May 2011 by Linn Records to excellent reviews. In 2012, Barb worked on and completed her long awaited new release Stockport To Memphis with collaborators Simon Wallace and Jenny Carr. The album is biographical, drawing on Jungr’s north-western upbringing and celebrates elements of her musical and geographic journey. Barb has worked with many of the finest musicians and composers in the UK, has toured all over the world with the British Council in the 1990s, appeared in Australia, toured across Norway and Holland and performs regularly in New York and across the United States.