Heather Masse

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Heather Masse
Heather Masse singing with the Wailin Jennys
Background information
BornMaine, U.S.
GenresFolk, pop, rock, vocal jazz
LabelsRed House
Associated actsThe Wailin' Jennys

Heather Masse is an American alto singer and member of the Canadian folk trio The Wailin' Jennys. She was born and grew up in Maine, and studied at the New England Conservatory of Music as a jazz singer. She is currently based in New York City.

Masse joined The Wailin' Jennys in 2007. She released her first solo album, Bird Song, in 2009.[1] She has appeared regularly on the American Public Media program, A Prairie Home Companion,[2] and is also a featured vocalist on the 2010 album Found Alive by Noam Weinstein.[3] In 2016, she collaborated with trombonist Roswell Rudd on the album August Love Song.[4]


  • Bird Song (Red House, 2009)
  • The Words Project (New Amsterdam, 2010)
  • Lock My Heart (Red House, 2013)
  • August Love Song (Red House, 2016)


  1. ^ Full Circle Magazine, December 29, 2009
  2. ^ Prairie Home Companion website
  3. ^ Noam Weinstein Discography Archived 2011-12-28 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Local neighbors meet on Prairie Home Companion and record new CD". Almanac Weekly. 3 March 2016. Retrieved 8 May 2016.

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