Barb Jungr & John McDaniel to 'FLOAT LIKE A BUTTERFLY' at Feinstein's/54 Below
Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Barb Jungr & John McDaniel on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 7pm in "Float Like a Butterfly - The Sting Project," a collection of songs related to Sting and The Police.
Internationally renowned singer Barb Jungr and Grammy & Emmy award winner John McDaniel are together again with their newest collaboration: Float Like a Butterfly - The Sting Project. This collection has audiences and critics glowing. The pair continue to have worldwide success with live concerts and the CD of their Beatles collection, "Come Together," now also recently released in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. This new show includes "Fields of Gold," "Message in a Bottle" & "Englishman in New York," and features terrific interpretations and radiant humor.
Barb Jungr & John McDaniel: "Float Like a Butterfly - The Sting Project plays Feinstein's/54Below (254 West 54thS Street) on Tuesday, January 16 @ 7pm. There is a $35-$45 cover charge and a $25 food and beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at www.54Below.com. Tickets on the day of performance after 4:00 are only available by calling (646) 476-3551.
Over a 30-year recording career, British-based singer Barb Jungr has released 8 international recordings on Linn Records, her most recent a collaboration with US piano virtuoso Laurence Hobgood. The album, which received critical raves was named one of the top albums of 2016 by Jazzwise. Jungr's work has received 4 and 5 star reviews in the UK, The USA and Australia. She is now also preforming regularly in Berlin. During her long career, she has performed on 4 continents and was featured in the first season of the PBS-TV music series, "The Kate," which aired throughout the US in 2016. In 2017, Jungr released "Come Together," an album of Beatles explorations with Broadway arranger and Emmy-winning music director John McDaniel, which has gained more raves. Her live work has made her a cult star, known for her humor and drama combined, it's a heady mix, which made UK television star and gay pioneer Julian Clary call her "a one woman emotional enema and not for the faint hearted." Jeremy Irons and Billy Bragg are known fans, Bragg called her "possibly our best interpreter of Dylan's songs". The Wall Street Journal called her 2002 exploration of Dylan "one of the most significant vocal albums of the century thus far" and recently said she "brings the same creativity for reinterpretation and re-examination that Ella Fitzgerald brought to Cole Porter."
John McDaniel is a Grammy and two-time Emmy Award-winning Composer, Music Director, Arranger, Orchestrator, Theatrical and Record Producer and is the Artistic Director of the Tony Award winning O'Neill Theater Center's Cabaret and Performance conference. Broadway credits include Bonnie and Clyde (Drama Desk Nomination, Best Orchestrations), Catch Me If You Can, Brooklyn (Producer and Orchestrator), Annie Get Your Gun (Grammy Award, cast album Producer), Taboo, Chicago, Grease, Patti LuPone on Broadway and Company - the Original Cast in Concert at Lincoln Center. John won his Emmy Awards for "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" and was nominated for 5 consecutive years for Best Music Direction. Recent credits include Maltby & Shire's Waterfall both in Los Angeles and Seattle and The Daughter of the Regiment at Opera Theatre of St. Louis. John has enjoyed collaborations with Cab Calloway, Shirley MacLaine, George Burns, Al Jarreau, Tyne Daly, Joel Grey, Carol Burnett, Frederica von Stade, Betty Buckley and most recently, Bette Midler. He has been guest conductor at many Symphony Orchestras including San Francisco, Indianapolis, Utah, Buffalo, Colorado, Baltimore, Phoenix and his hometown St. Louis Symphony. He holds a BFA in Drama from Carnegie Mellon.
Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, is a performance venue in the grand tradition of New York City nightlife. A few blocks from the heart of Times Square and just below the legendary Studio 54, Feinstein's/54 Below is a classically designed state-of-the art nightclub in the theatre district that hosts audiences with warmth and style. Feinstein's/54 Below presents iconic and rising stars from the worlds of Broadway and popular music and has set a new standard for culinary excellence worthy of the world-class entertainment on the stage. Located at 254 West 54th Street, Feinstein's/54 Below features up to three shows nightly with cover charges ranging from $5-$105.