Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio’s 2017 release, Singin’, is a record that reflects the variety, flair, honesty, and joy with which they have been gracing stages all over the United States. With their ‘traveling music store’ of instruments, this trio delivers music ranging from Appalachian folk to New Orleans traditional jazz with brilliant musicianship, stellar three-part vocals harmonies, and earthy charm.
Heather Pierson (lead vocals, piano, acoustic guitar, tenor banjo, melodica) is an award-winning singer/songwriter, pianist, and performer. With eight previous solo recordings under her belt, Heather’s wise-beyond-her-years songwriting, angelic voice, and world-class chops have catapulted her into the spotlight. Davy Sturtevant (cornet, dobro, fiddle, mandolin, harmony vocals) is a veteran touring artist, producer, engineer, songwriter, and performer. Armed with a gorgeous tenor voice and a mighty arsenal of instruments that come to life in his capable hands, Davy is at once a witty, thoughtful, and engaging musical presence. Shawn Nadeau (bass, harmony vocals) brings a rock solid thump and nearly two decades of performing experience to the trio, informed by a wide spectrum of unique rhythmic and melodic sensibilities ranging from rockabilly to reggae to jazz.