internationally celebrated for her songwriting, her commitment to community, her supernatural vocal range, her mastery of blues piano, Cajun accordion Americana songwriting and folk guitar...."
"a magnificent voice...-NY Post
"Genius" -Interview Magazine
"The female Frank Zappa" - Billboard
Phoebe Legere is an Americana, blues, cajun and folk MUSICIAN with jazz and classical influences. She is a master songwriter who combines multiple art forms in her performances and videos. She plays many instruments including piano, accordion and blues guitar, she produces and arranges her own music, she conducts and writes for symphony orchestras and she sings in a powerful natural voice that moves effortlessly from a blues howl to uncanny sweetness.
She had her Carnegie Hall debut and was signed to Epic Records when she was 16. Her original song Marilyn Monroe was a hit on college radio in 1990, and her accordion song Amazing Love was in the Top 40 on Adult Contemporary in 1997. Legere has starred in independent cult films including Mondo New York and Toxic Avenger 2 and 3. As the lead in Toxic Avenger Legere played a blind musician performing Americana folk classics like Red River Valley and Amazing Grace. Legere opened for David Bowie on his national tour in 1991. She was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in music in 2000.