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June Tabor

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June Tabor

with Andy Cutting and Mark Emerson

with Andy Cutting (accordion, BBC Folk Awards 2008 Musician of the Year) and Mark Emerson (Piano, viola, violin) Renowned for the sheer quality and emotional power of her performances, June Tabor has a way of combining melody and meaning that opens a clear path into the songs she sings. The timbre of her voice is like no other - clear and low, and with a purity of tone which can only be described as hauntingly beautiful. June's concerts are a compelling interweaving of traditional and contemporary song, using contrast to create momentum in the programme, and she has a fondness for carrying a theme through miniature suites of songs and instrumental music. June takes very good care of her audience.

 "For forty years June Tabor has had no equal in turning narrative songs into emotional and spiritual experience.....she can stop time and draw tears from the stoniest heart. She sings with compassion, honesty, stoicism and a painfully acute sense of life's transitory hold" WHISPERIN AND HOLLERIN.COM

"Tabor's singing is spellbinding - one of the great singers of any genre" THE GUARDIAN