Heather Christine is an award-winning vocalist, composer and new producer from Mississauga. Her dynamic stage presence and soulful voice has led her to stages across Canada singing live for audiences as large as 25,000. She has performed at numerous festivals gracing stages including Mississauga’s Celebration Square, Toronto’s Mel Lastman Square, London’s Aeolian Hall and more.
As a recording artist, Heather Christine’s original sound is a fusion of Jazz with elements of Pop, R&B and World Music sounds.
Her latest single, Walking With You, recorded by legendary Canadian Producer Bill King hit the right chord with Jazz audiences. The 2023 release received radio play on JazzFM91 in Toronto as well as international radio stations in Switzerland, England, South Africa, Australia and the U.S.A. Walking With You was also nominated for the 2023 Song of the Year Award presented by the Mississauga Music Awards.
Heather’s 2019 debut album, Love in Colour garnered international attention and within the first month of its release, Love in Colour rose to #1 on the Spanish Radio show Smooth Jazz Sitges (Radio 99.2FM Barcelona). Featuring her original compositions, songs from Love in Colour received airplay in Canada on Toronto’s JazzFM91, CIUT 89.5FM, Coco Jazz in Montreal and on Wave 94.7.
Heather Christine is also proud champion of her fellow artists and performers. She is the creator and producer of Isn’t She Lovely, a concert celebrating women in Jazz featuring Star Mentor, Canadian R&B/Soul Legend Liberty Silver presented in the Fall of 2023 on the mainstage at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts.
Deeply motivated by the power of community, Heather Christine was also the host of Arts Café, an online music showcase presented monthly by the Mississauga Arts Council throughout the pandemic which reached over 24,000 viewers. In April 2024, Heather Christine is set to launch her new community program, West Vocal Jam, offering a welcoming stage to vocalists of all ages and genres for Jazz Appreciation Month in April at the Port Social House in Mississauga.
As a leading lady on the musical theatre stage, Heather has toured across Ontario for several years portraying the demanding roles of Karen Carpenter in Only Yesterday and Patsy Cline in The Queens of Country presented by Bill Culp Productions. In 2018, Heather was honoured to sing the music of Ms. Carpenter (and play the drums) live on stage at the Aeolian Hall in London.
In 2023, Heather Christine was presented with the Music Artist of the Year Award by Mississauga City Councillor Stephen Dasko at the Ward 1 Community Excellence Awards. She is also the recipient of the Best New Artist Award presented by Mississauga Music in 2018. She is grateful to share her passion for music and the arts with Matt Zaddy, her husband and their two cats. Heather is currently writing and recording her second album, Soul Call. She is dedicated to using her gifts to uplift humanity while encouraging others to use their voices.
“Heather beautifully done!” – Gloria Estefan, Grammy Award Winning Musician
“Heather hits all the right chords!!!” - Terry Trouyet, WHFC 91.1 FM - Bel Air, Maryland, USA / www.whfc911.org
“Great voice” - Soulpower Radio - London, UK
“Warm and welcoming vocals” - David Moyle & Paul Gardner - Joy 94.9 FM - Melbourne, Australia
Photo above by Susan Ksiezopolski.