Marshal Herridge is a Vancouver-born jazz bassist currently residing in New York, New York. He has performed with some of North America's preeminent jazz musicians including Anthony Wonsey, Billy Drewes, Andre White, Kirk MacDonald, Joe Sullivan, Kevin Dean, Al McClean, Remi Bolduc, Dave Laing, Lorne Lofsky, Peter Bernstein, John Scofield, Donny McCaslin, Dick Oatts, Pat Labarbera, Larry Goldings, Brian Dickinson amongst others. He holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from Humber College and a Master of Music Degree from McGill University in jazz performance. He was awarded the Oscar Peterson Prize from Humber College in 2016 (the highest award offered in the program) and received a full scholarship to McGill University in 2017. His debut album Chapter One (released in 2019) pays homage to his heroes Scott LaFaro and Paul Chambers. 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 completing an Artist Diploma under scholarship at New York University situated in the heart of Greenwich Village, Manhattan while studying under the tutelage of some of the world's leading contemporary voices in jazz today.
FIONA ORD-SHRIMPTON/EDITOR AT ALL ABOUT JAZZ
"Chirpy bass from a well versed newcomer. One to watch."
JACK BOWERS/WRITER AT ALL ABOUT JAZZ
"Besides keeping splendid time, Herridge solos eloquently in the manner of his musical heroes, Paul Chambers and Scott LaFaro."
JEROME WILSON/WRITER AT ALL ABOUT JAZZ
"His pizzicato work melodically bulging and booming like Red Mitchell."
MATT MICUCCI/EDITOR OF JAZZIZ MAGAZINE
"Brilliant newcomer Marshal Herridge showcases his talents as a bassist, bandleader and composer with a thrilling first chapter.”