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Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House 

Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody and Heather Masse released a live album this past summer to keep their name in the public eye during Mehta’s pregnancy (she gave birth to twins in July) and to give fans a chance to hear new girl Masse on record for the first time. Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody and Heather Masse released a live album this past summer to keep their name in the public eye during Mehta’s pregnancy (she gave birth to twins in July) and to give fans a chance to hear new girl Masse on record for the first time. These 18 songs represent the group well – no overdubs or fancy production, just three voices, acoustic instruments and the stellar playing of touring violinist Jeremy Penner. As on their studio recordings, the Jennys’ delicate harmonies and the fine melodies are what carry this recording – and Masse, whose song Driving fits seamlessly into the set, proves to be a perfect fit.

Grade: A