Jennie Gardner

Jennie Gardner

Linn Records is delighted to congratulate Claire Martin as she is named Vocalist of the Year 2003 in the BBC Radio 2 and 3 Jazz Awards.

In a relationship spanning ten years, Linn Records has produced nine albums with Claire Martin. Her recorded and live performances receive continuing critical and popular acclaim. Claire Martin’s latest album on Linn Records, Too Darn Hot! (AKD 198) has been hailed widely as her best yet ("She is right at the top of her form

Waterloo Sunset Barb Jungr
A Linn Records recording AKD 222.

"a contemporary amalgam of Nina Simone and Peggy Lee"

A long awaited follow up to Every Grain of Sand: Barb Jungr Sings Bob Dylan from the acclaimed song stylist, Waterloo Sunset sees Jungr continue to explore the art of the songwriter, with tracks by Bob Dylan, Richard Thompson and Ray Davies alongside original compositions by Barb Jungr and Christine Collister.

"The Manchester born …

Winner of the New York International Artist of the Year (Backstage Awards, 2003) Barb Jungr has one of the most original voice since Nina Simone or Edith Piaf and bridges genres with her passion for the art of the songwriter. Her new album, Waterloo Sunset, builds on the success of Every Grain of Sand: Barb Jungr Sings Bob Dylan.

This "world-class female vocalist" (Daily Telegraph) has written three original songs for Waterloo Sunset. Do You Play Guitar, the album's elegaic opening track, Wri …

The Linn Records January Sale is now on with 'Two for the price of One' on a great range of titles.

View our list of 'Twofers' here or by following the link from our home page at

We're running a special promotion on our non-sale titles too. Order any full price Jazz CD before 31 January 04 and receive a free CD! Jazz orders will receive a copy of All My Tomorrows, the seminal album by vocalist Carol Kidd …

Linn Records has a range of jazz music at a special price for Valentine's Day.

If you are looking for a really chic, stylish gift for your loved one, you might just find that this list of jazz recordings provides inspiration.

If you need an extra reason to visit, there’s a ‘New Customer’ welcome discount of £5 off orders of £20 and over.

More information at …

Linn Records is offering a free CD to jazz-lovers signing up for our newsletter before 1 March 2004.

Go to our Sign Up page, register your name, email and postal address, select ‘’ in the ‘Heard From ’ field and we’ll send a copy of Carol Kidd’s seminal All My Tomorrows to you with our compliments. Remember to check the ‘Newsletter’ box, or we won’t be able to send you your CD.

Linn Records offers a superb catalogue of jazz music. The label offers a stro …


Claire Martin

Published in Artist Biographies
Born in Wimbledon in 1967 Claire Martin attended The Doris Holford Stage School until she was fifteen. Singing was her strongest passion with dance coming a close second. Claire studied singing with Verona Chard in London and Marilyn Johnson in New York before embarking on the QE2 and Cunard Princess to cut her teeth at sea singing in the Theatre Bar for almost two years.

Returning to dry land aged 21, Claire quickly formed her first quartet which featured guitar virtuoso Jim Mullen and piani …


Barb Jungr

Published in Artist Biographies
Barb Jungr cut her teeth as a singer and performer on the alternative cabaret circuit, earning an armful of awards including a Perrier "Pick of the Fringe" at the Edinburgh Festival, but over the past few years she's developed into one of our finest and most distinctive performers and singers, with an exhilarating vocal style that fuses her blues and soul roots with elements of everything from theatre song to African and Iranian folk singing.

Her capacity to express emotion through wel …

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