Dege Legg

Dege Legg is a Grammy-nominated musician (Django Unchained, original soundtrack) and award-winning writer born and raised in southern Louisiana. In addition to driving a cab, he has a BA in philosophy and has worked as a dishwasher, journalist, manual laborer, warehouseman, mechanic, driver, line cook, and a caseworker in a homeless shelter in order to support his artistic compulsions. He writes music, records, and tours the USA and Europe with his band Brother Dege & The Brethren. Visit him at

“Brother Dege is a far-out dude.” — Quentin Tarantino

“Brother Dege is one of the best-kept secrets in the Deep South.” — Uncut magazine

“A southern diamond in the rough.” — Americana UK

Bayou Hack Press interview with Dege Legg

WWOZ audio interview with Dege Legg; interview begins at 75:30

Bayou Hack Press' review of Cablog

Books by Dege Legg