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Marshal Herridge

Marshal Herridge is a Vancouver-born jazz bassist currently residing in New York, New York. He has shared the stage with some of North America's preeminent jazz musicians including Anthony Wonsey, Andre White, Kirk MacDonald, Joe Sullivan, Kevin Dean, Al McClean, Remi Bolduc, Dave Laing, Lorne Lofsky, Peter Bernstein, John Scofield, Donny McCaslin, Dick Oatts, Ari Hoenig, Sam Kirmayer, Caity Gyorgy, Tony Moreno, Pat Labarbera, Larry Goldings, Brian Dickinson amongst others. He holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from Humber College, a Master of Music Degree from McGill University in Jazz Performance and an Artist Diploma in Jazz Instrumental Performance from New York University. During his time in these institutions, he was fortunate enough to study with such world renowned performer/composer/educators as Dezron Douglas, Ari Hoenig, Mike Downes and Neil Swainson, where he learned to hone his craft and develop his own musical conception on the instrument. He was awarded the Oscar Peterson Prize from Humber College (the highest award offered in the program) and received a substantial scholarship to both McGill University and New York University. His debut album Chapter One (released in 2019) pays homage to his heroes Scott LaFaro and Paul Chambers. 


Since then, he has recorded and appeared on numerous recordings, including a recent collaboration with JUNO Award winning Canadian vocalist Caity Gyorgy on his most recent single A Day Too Late, drawing influence from one of his favorite composers/musicians Antonio Carlos Jobim. 

Marshal’s original compositions have been spun on numerous radio programs including CBC Music and he has been featured on various editorial Spotify playlists. Currently, he is freelancing and teaching in New York City living out his bohemian jazz dreams.


Oscar Peterson Prize (Humber College)



Album Review

Marshal Herridge: Chapter One

Read "Chapter One" reviewed by Jerome Wilson

Marshal Herridge is a young bassist from Montreal who here releases his first CD, a set of energetic mainstream jazz, with a band containing three local musicians: guitarist Sam Kirmayer, pianist Andre White and drummer Guillaume Pilote. Herridge wrote all the music using a variety of familiar approaches. “HerridgeIn" has a brisk boppish melody attacked by the entire group in a lively manner, with Herridge's bowing standing out both in the opening theme statement and eventual solo. The ...

Album Review

Marshal Herridge: Chapter One

Read "Chapter One" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Chapter One, the debut recording from bassist Marshal Herridge, showcases his admirable Montreal-based quartet performing nine of the leader's bright and limber compositions and arrangements. Besides keeping splendid time (his sonorous bass is recorded so prominently that not a beat is missed or undervalued), Herridge solos eloquently in the manner of his musical heroes, Paul Chambers and Scott LaFaro, whose artistry served as inspiration for the album. Exercising his prerogative as foreman, Herridge solos on every one ...

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All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: November 2019

All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: November 2019

Source: All About Jazz

All About Jazz features a free song every day spanning all genres of jazz, and of the 30 tracks featured in November, these ten represent our personal favorites. We also included the top ten reader favorites as indicated by total listens. Musicians and record labels can submit full length MP3s for consideration here. Enjoy! EDITOR'S PICKS Helga Marshal Herridge From: Chapter One 5:12 Iridescent Sounds Mark Fox From: Iridescent Sounds ...

“Chirpy bass from a well versed newcomer. One to watch.” 

(Fiona Ord-Shrimpton, Editor, All About Jazz). https://media.allaboutjazz.com/media.php?id=12019


“Brilliant newcomer Marshal Herridge showcases his talents as a bassist, bandleader and composer with a thrilling first chapter.”

(Matt Micucci, Editor, All About Jazz). 


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Kenny Dorham
Dexter Gordon
saxophone, tenor
Charlie Parker
saxophone, alto
Paul Chambers
bass, acoustic



Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson


Adhyâropa Records


A Day Too Late

Self Produced



Bonneville Records



Self Produced


Chapter One

Bonneville Records


Blue and Gold

From: From This Moment Forward
By Marshal Herridge

A Day Too Late

From: A Day Too Late
By Marshal Herridge


From: Chapter One
By Marshal Herridge


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