Primary Instrument: Vocalist
PHOEBE LEGERE is a dynamic performer on piano, accordion, cello, Native American flute, and synthesizer, with a four and half octave vocal range.
Legere was still a teenager when she became the resident composer for the Wooster Group, which included Spaulding Grey and Willem Defoe. She was signed to Epic Records, had her Carnegie Hall debut as a composer and studied jazz with John Lewis of the Modern Jazz Quartet. Legere graduated from Vassar College, studied composition at the Juilliard School, studied piano at the New England Conservatory, and film scoring, orchestration and jazz arranging at the NYU Graduate School of Music Composition. Legere studied composition with Morton Subotnick, Wayne Oquin and Dinu Gezzo. Phoebe Legere opened for David Bowie on his National Tour in 1991. She led highly influential downtown bands, from Monad, to Ultra Monad To Blond Fox, Swingalicious. She has 10 CD's available for download on ITUNES. Her newest CD, a jazzaret mix of French Musette and original compositions, will be released internationally on ESPDisk in the Fall.