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Barbara Jungfer



- born in Berlin - played at many jam sessions in Berlin and in various bands of different sizes and genres (Flintstones BigBand, Punkjazz-Band Die Nerven, Jazzduo w. Tina Wrase, Jazzrock/Fusion Bands, Jazzquintett Nowottny), studied jazz with Nick Katzman, Jörg Schippa, Walter Norris, David Friedman and others - graduated with a diploma in jazzguitar 1998 at the Hochschule für Musik/Köln (Cologne) - received grants for international jazz workshops (Siena Jazz/Italy, Banff Centre for the Arts/Canada) - freelancing in the broad field of jazz and improvised music in Cologne, Berlin and Munich- worked for the Saarlaendisches Staatstheater in 1998- moved back to Berlin in 1998, freelancing as sideman, leader and composer - winner of the Berlin Studio Award by the Berliner Senat 2004- received grant for a composer's residence in New York by the Berliner Senat 2006- played at german and international jazzfestivals - Jazzpodium Ruhr, Jazzfest Kassel, Berlin Jazzmeeting, Jazzfest Brandenburg, Theatre Festival Avignon/France 2001, Invitation by the Goethe Institut to Festival des Instruments a Cordes/Marocco 2005, New South Wales-Tour (AUS) w. Peter O'Mara Duo/Quartett 2007, 4-week- India-tour with Holger Jetter/Barbara Jungfer Project (a.o. Congo Square Jazz Fest/Kolkata, Indigo Jazz & Blues Festival Bangalore) 2009, JIM-Jazzfest Munich; 2010 Touring Europe with Canadian guitarist Margaret Stowe (Alto Adige Jazz Fest, Jazzrallye Luxembourg, Canal Street Jazzfest Arendal/NO) 2011 Europe Blues Train Festival Berlin/Prag w. Jan Korinek (hammond B3) & Martin Novak (dr)...


played with... John Tchicai, Schääl Sick Brass Band, NDR Pops Orchestra, Helmut Brandt, Berlin Bigband, Ed Schuller, Klaus Doldinger's Passport, Peter O'Mara, Jeff Andrews, Henning Sieverts, Karoline Höfler, Susanne Paul, Anke Helfrich, Tim Sund, Tina Wrase, Florian Trü bsbach, Silke Eberhardt, Pauline Boeykens, Holger Jetter, Keith Peters, Jeoraj George and many more...


Releases: Vitamin B3 (2001, yvp-music/ Wolfgang Roggenkamp-Hammond B3, Christoph Schlemmer-dr) Berlin Spirits (minor music 2005/ Sven Klammer-tp, Anke Helfrich -p, Oli Potratz-b, Sebastian Merk -dr) Going Places (phonector 2008/ Florian Trübsbach-sax, Scott White/Henning Sieverts-bass, Christoph Schlemmer/Guido May-dr)


teaching activities: private and at various schools around Germany/ including jazzband workshops and clinics. (Offene Jazzhaus Schule Kö ln, MGI Kö ln, Musikschule Brandenburg/Havel, Berliner Sommerakademie der Musikschule Charlottenburg, Bigband-Workshop Neubrandenburg, Ecole Nationale Des Arts/Dakar/Senegal, Guitar Workshop w. Peter O'Mara/Steyr/AT, MGI München, International Jazzworkshop Erlangen.