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Phoebe Legere

International Jazz Sensation Phoebe Légere plays French Chansons, Folk, Jazs and her own Transgenre Originals 
Phoebe Légere is a Juilliard trained composer who was a protégé of John Lewis of the Modern Jazz Quartet.She has been a featured soloist at Avery Fisher Hall, Carnegie Hall and concert halls all over the world. Miss Legere is known for her exquisite taste, diction and flawless interpretations of jazz classics. Phoebe was signed to Sony Records at age seventeen. She graduated from Vassar College. Legere opened for David Bowie on his national tour, and wrote, scored and starred in the movie "Marquis De " on Canal+. In 2000, she sang her epic poem "The Waterclown," with the Cleveland Chamber Symphony and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in music,. In 2009, her poem “Ultra-Romantic Parallel Universe” was published by Mercury Records with music by Legere, Brian Eno and Leo Abrahams. 

Phoebe’s 2015 release Acadian Moon featuring her cousin Ray Legere on violin, was added to over forty radio stations in Canada. In 2014 Phoebe, received the prestigious Acker Award for Excellence in the Arts. In 2015 she appeared on HBO’s documentary IT’S ME HILARY singing her original song Hip Hop Frog, a song about the environment. Legere’s paintings and drawings are in museums and major collections. 

In her shows Phoebe Legere sings and speaks in a mix of French and English while music for her audience.


The New York Times raved: “Legere plays the piano with enormous authority in a style that encompasses Chopin, blues, ragtime, bebop and beyond, and she brings to her vocal delivery a four octave range, and an extraordinary palette of tonal color and meticulous phrasing.”

Earlier Event: June 1
Melissa Mills
Later Event: June 8
The Modifieds