Laurel Masse,founding member of Grammy award-winning vocal group Manhattan Transfer,toured internationally for seven years with the group and recorded five albums.In 1979,a serious automobile accident forced her departure.After two years of convalescence,she began touring again both in States and Europe.She has released four solo CDs.The first two,Alone Together and Easy Living,both hit the Billboard Jazz charts;the third Again,was a People magazine pick.Feather and Bone,her 2000 release,was picked by audiophile magazine The Absolute Sound as "a recording of extraordinary musical and sonic value".

In the course of the career,Laurel Massé has performed at such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall,the London Palladium,Salle Pleyel de Paris,the Hollywood Bowl,The Smithsonian institution;jazz festivals in Montreal,Chicago,Woodstock,Syracuse,Detroit and Saratoga Springs;the clubs Birdland and The Blue Note in New York City,The Roxy Nightclub and The Cinegrill in Los Angeles,Chicago's Green Mill,and Harrah's,Caesar's Palace,MGM Grand,and the Hilton in Las vegas and Lake Tahoe,The Metropolitan Room in New York City,Lorenzo's Cabaret in the Hilton Garden inn, Staten Island,NY,19th Annual Chicago Rita Hayworth Gala at the Civic Opera House.She has also appeared numerous times on television and radio.

Since 2002 she has benn host and resident artist of The Laurel Massé Jazz Show,a monthly live concert performance program broadcast by WAMC Northeast Public Radio to a listening audience of 500.000.

Ms.Massé also teaches master classes in song interpretation and improvisation for both professionals and amateurs in jazz and cabaret.
in 2004,2005,2006 she joined the faculty of the Cabaret Conference at Yale.

in 2004 she was recognized for her contribution to music when she,along with the courrent members of The Manhattan Transfer,received the prized "MAC"(Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs) Lifetime Achievement Award.

Laurel Massé, una de las cantantes y artistas mas completas en su género, sigue cantando y paseando éxitos por los escenarios. Desde su época con los Manhattan Transfer hasta ahora, ha demostrado tener ese ángel que pocas estrellas tienen y es por eso que brilla con luz propia.

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