Heather Masse


Trained at the New England Conservatory of Music as a jazz singer, Heather Masse is steeped in the jazz tradition, which informs her distinct approach to singing folk, pop, and bluegrass. A member of the Billboard-charting folk group, The Wailin’ Jennys, she has performed at hundreds of venues across the world. She has been a frequent guest on Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion, both as a solo performer and as a member of The Jennys. On the show, she has collaborated with artists such as Elvis Costello, Wynton Marsalis, Sheryl Crow, Renee Fleming, and Emmylou Harris. Releasing her first full-length album in 2009, she delivered Bird Song, her solo debut on Red House Records. The Wailin Jenny’s newest recording, Bright Morning Stars, released February 2011, won a Canadian Juno and features original songs from all three members of the band. Heather’s newest release on Red House Records, Lock My Heart is an album of jazz standards and originals with the legendary pianist Dick Hyman. It has been on the Billboard charts since its release in February 2013.