Barbara Jungfer

Born in 1968 in West Berlin, 1992-98 Studied jazz guitar at the Hochschule für Musik/Köln, and gained a Diploma in Jazz Guitar and Music Pedagogy. She followed master classes at Siena Jazz Seminar), Jazzworkshop Banff Centre for the Arts. She works as a freelance musician in Berlin and in 2004 won the studio contest by the Berliner Senat, Berlin Jazz-und Blues-Award; and in 2006 a grant from the Berlin Senate for a composer’s residence in New York. She has played at festivals and concerts in: Europe, Asia and the USA. CDs: Vitamin B3 (2001, yvp-music), Berlin Spirits (2005, in Co-Production mit RBB; minor music), Going Places (2008, phonector).She also works as a guitar teacher and workshop-leader: Offene Jazzhausschule Köln, Jazzschule Berlin, Musikschule Berlin/Charlottenburg, BigBand-Workshop Neubrandenburg, Ecole Nationale Des Arts/Dakar (Senegal), MGI Köln u. München.