New York-based jazz bassist Marshal Herridge was born in Vancouver. Among the illustrious North American jazz musicians he has shared the stage with are 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, and Brian Dickinson.
He studied jazz performance at both Humber College and McGill University, where he earned a Bachelor of Music and a Master of Music. During his time at Humber College, he won the Oscar Peterson Prize, the program’s highest honor, and in 2017, he was granted a full scholarship to McGill University. Chapter One, his 2019 debut album, features tributes to Scott LaFaro and Paul Chambers.
Many radio stations have played Marshal’s original compositions, including CBC Music, and he has been featured on a number of editorial Spotify playlists. As of right now, he is finishing up a scholarship-supported Artist Diploma at New York University in the heart of Greenwich Village, Manhattan, where he is learning from some of the world’s most respected living jazz musicians.
Marshal Herridge, a gifted composer, released a masterpiece single titled “A Day Too Late” on the glorious day of July 22, 2022. It’s the first installment of music containing vocals from the talented composer. Like the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim, the great Brazilian composer, Caity Gyorgy is featured on this track.