Although trained at the New England Conservatory of Music as a jazz singer, New York singer/songwriter Heather Masse is equally versed in a variety of American song traditions, which influences her more prevalent work in folk, pop, and bluegrass. She has performed at venues all over the world. Masse, who grew up in rural Maine, is perhaps best known as a member of the charting folk group the Wailin' Jennys.
As a performer, she is a noted soloist as well as a collaborator. She has been a frequent guest on Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion, in both capacities. On these programs, she has collaborated with a variety of artists including Elvis Costello, Wynton Marsalis, Sheryl Crow, Renee Fleming, and Emmylou Harris. Masse is also celebrated for her performances with contemporary bluegrass band the Wayfaring Strangers and Mark ... Read Full Biography