Phoebe Legere makes her PUSSY FAGGOT! debut on Friday, February 8 at Public Assembly in Williamsburg. RSVP for reduced guest list here.
“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.”
- New York Times
PHOEBE LEGERE was still a teenager when she became the resident composer for the Wooster Group, which included Spaulding Grey and Willem Defoe. Her storied history includes a record deal Epic Records, a Carnegie Hall debut as a composer and studying with John Lewis of the Modern Jazz Quartet. She 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. In 1991 Legere opened for David Bowie on his National Tour. She led highly influential downtown bands, from Monad, to Ultra Monad To Blond Fox, Swingalicious. After the success of “Marilyn Monroe” (Island Records), Legere played numerous concerts and jazz festivals. Her Blue Curtain (Einstein Records) was nominated as a Top 10 CD of the decade; and she was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for her work with the Cleveland Chamber Symphony. 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.
For more information visit phoebelegere.com.