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Phoebe Legere

Phoebe Legere

Jazz / Pop / Roots Music New York, NY  US
Amazing
Amazing
Stephanie
Stephanie
Boa Constrictor Tango
Boa Constrictor Tango
Nancy
Nancy
New York Nightmare
New York Nightmare

Videos

PHOEBE LEGERE sings and conducts STARS

Shows

  • Fri

    Aug 7

    Stockholm, ME, US | 7:00pm
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  • Sat

    Aug 8

    Clarks Corner, NB, CA | 8:00pm

    PHOEBE LEGERE is a composer,artist, film maker, arranger, songwriter, singer and performer on piano, accordion, guitar, cello, Native American flute, and synthesizer. She works across genres and art forms. She combines science and classical music, painting and poetry, sculpture and engineering, acting and art. Legere is an NYU and Juilliard trained film score composer who creates her own videos, including The Shamancycle Story. Her new video, OK Cupid, is a selfie, using traditional Acadian music to critique computer culture. 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.” Interview Magazine called her “ a genius.” “Often copied, never equaled, Phoebe Legere is a transmedia virtuoso force who zaps the listener into a new reality. Legere personifies the divine feminine; her multi-octave voice has been compared to Edith Piaf, Aretha Franklin and Maria Callas...Legere is a nuclear, spinning, multi-dimensional, creative force NOT TO BE MISSED.” -- Provincetown Magazine August 2014 "Phoebe shines: A soprano with a five octave range, Queen Phoebe, plays both piano and accordion like nothing you have ever witnessed before, she sings as well and is a radiant presence with all her gifts on dazzling display in her outrageous new show, Shakespeare and Elizabeth" - Patrick Christiano, Theaterlife.com 2014 Where Magazine called her a “brilliant composer.” Studs Terkel said, “ She's multi-gifted, an American original!” - National Public Radio Variety said, “Phoebe Legere is superb!"Liz Smith garlanded her with the ultimate singer-pianist accolade, “Phoebe Legere is the new Bobby Short!” 2008 Iman Labedi of RockNYC described Phoebe Legere as “a master writer of startlingly beautiful, heroic songs.”2012 Ron Della Chiesa, host of Music America, told his listeners in 2013: “Phoebe Legere is magnificent…Her beautiful voice will take your breath away Just $15 at the door.

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  • Sun

    Aug 9

    Moncton, NB, CA | 4:00pm

    Phoebe Legere Age Limit: 21+ Phoebe Legere

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  • Sun

    Aug 30

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About

Label: Mercury/Einstein

Bio: Phoebe Legere is an American composer and songwriter of French Canadian and Native American descent. She plays many instruments, and explores the folk music of North America, adding many Acadian and Native American elements to her cajun and jazz inflected songs.

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Status

Twitter_icon_for_status: She is my friend. http://t.co/gEnlYjjYi6

Press

"She's funny, she's sexy, she's smart...and what's most important...she's good." Studs Terkel, NPR

— Studs Terkel, National Public Radio

Recent Blogs

My Dinner with Wayne
Jul 16, 2008

Wayne Robbins,(now at Billboard) was one of the most powerful rock critics in Ne... [more]

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  • Song Plays +1 1,172
  • Video Plays 237
  • Total Fans 23,611
  • ReverbNation Fans 182
  • Facebook Likes 3,222
  • Twitter Followers 20,123
  • Widget Impressions 15,984

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