Barb Jungr sings Nina Simone
24 February 2016
The UK’s finest interpreter of song, Barb Jungr returns to her stunning interpretations of the legendary vocalist and songwriter for this special performance at the Orange Tree to sing the songs of jazz colossus, Nina Simone. Barb, along with her accompanist the acclaimed composer Simon Wallace on piano and the virtuosic Davide Mantovani on bass, will revisit much of the material from her greatly lauded 2008 album for Linn Records, Just Like A Woman (Hymn to Nina). For this very special, one-off show expect some wonderful new arrangements as well as songs new to Barb’s Simone repertoire.
Barb recently completed another triumphant run of shows in the USA. Over the past few years the British chanteuse has been wowing critics and audiences alike at home and abroad with her insightful, intelligent interpretations of well-loved songs combined with her powerful and often witty performance style. Barb’s shows in NYC have now reached legendary status, with her latest seasons there completely selling out – don’t miss one of Britain’s best kept secrets live on her home turf.
Estimated running time: 1 hour 40 minutes (including interval)