Homepage
Tutoring Jobs
Montreal 
Marshal - Prof music reading - Montreal
Montreal 
  • Super Prof
  • (13 reviews)
J
Julien
« Perfect! I'm lucky to have the opportunity to have Marshal as an electric bass... More »
J
Julien
« Perfect! I'm lucky to have the opportunity to have Marshal as an electric bass teacher. He makes me very confident that I can achieve the kind of proficiency that I want with my instrument . He is very generous and open with sharing his knowledge and is easy to learn from. »
$40/h
1st lesson is free!
Profile and diploma verified
Response Time 4h
Lessons offered by Marshal
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Music reading
  • Acoustic Guitar
  • Bass guitar
  • Double bass
Levels
  • All Levels

Learn Electric Bass/Double Bass or Acoustic Guitar from a current New York University Artist Diploma jazz music student!

Methodology

My teaching methods will vary depending on skill level. I believe it is essential to develop sufficient technique on any instrument as a foremost goal and so if you are new to the instrument we will start there. I have a broad understanding of world music/musical theory spanning many different genres (specializing in jazz). I approach each lesson with structure but I have lots of room for flexibility and I am open to help people learn whatever musical style that they are most passionate about. My lessons can be geared to players of all ages and skill levels. I have lots of experience teaching newer students because I have a strong method to develop technique that my teachers have passed onto me. I also love to work with intermediate and more advanced players diving into more complex subject matter and musical conceptions. Though I specialize in bass, I also offer beginner to intermediate acoustic guitar lessons and have lots of experience teaching children and adults the basics of guitar. I would love to hear from you and help you or your child develop this craft and discover love for this beautiful artform we call music. *Currently, I am studying at one of the world's leading music conservatories at New York University in Manhattan, New York so I will be teaching remotely via zoom. Take advantage of my fair lesson fee now before I get hired by a university to teach music professionally and my rates go up.

Super Prof

Marshal is one of our best tutors. High-quality profile and excellent qualifications, organised and responsive to lesson requests, appreciated by their students!

Background

I have taught music classes at McGill University and specialize in 1 on 1 music instruction. During the pandemic, I have shifted my classes to zoom lessons and have adapted to teach subject matter online in an efficient way. I have been teaching beginner to advanced players for the last 10 years because I really enjoy music pedagogy and the reward of seeing my students progress on their instrument. Aside from teaching, I am a professional jazz musician active in the music scene both as a sideman and as a leader. I have studied music my entire life and have completed an Undergrad Degree in Music Performance from Humber College and hold a Masters's Degree with honours in Music Performance from McGill University. My future goal is to teach Jazz at a post-secondary institution and be an active artist in the music scene. I have had my music played on numerous radio programs (including CBC) and featured in editorial Spotify playlists. Currently, I am doing my artist diploma at one of the world's leading music conservatories at New York University in Manhattan, New York under scholarship.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $ 40/h
Lessons offered by Marshal
Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Music reading
  • Acoustic Guitar
  • Bass guitar
  • Double bass
Levels
  • All Levels

Marshal's Resume

Work Experience:

2019-2020 Band Leader
Lead a band of professional musicians and showcase original music

2018 Jazz Ensemble Director, McGill University
Instruct undergrad students in a combo setting
Create a curriculum and lead students in a showcase concert

2017-2018 McGill University Big Band
Rhythm section principal bassist

2015-2016 Humber College Big Band
Rhythm section principal bassist

2012-2020 Professional Freelance Jazz Bassist
Play in a variety of settings and configurations as a freelance bassist

2012-2020 Private Music Lesson Instructor
Teach beginner/intermediate/advanced students


Education:

2021-2022 Artist Diploma in Jazz Performance, New York University,
New York, NY

2017-2019 Jazz Performance M.Music (Honors), McGill University, Montreal, QC

2012-2016 Bachelor of Music Degree (Honors), Humber College,
Toronto, ON


Projects:

2019 Chapter One - McGill M.Music Thesis Submission and Debut Jazz Album
Chapter One is a bookmark for Marshal Herridge in his musical journey. The album pays
tribute to his musical studies and is deeply rooted in the jazz tradition and straight ahead
hard bop playing. On this recording, the upright bass is featured as a solo instrument within
a traditional jazz quartet setting. The album is a compilation of Marshal's compositions and
is a clear representation of his voice both as a player and as a composer. Featuring: Andre
White (piano), Sam Kirmayer (guitar), Guillaume Pilote (drums).


Bio:
Marshal Herridge is a Vancouver born Jazz Bassist currently residing in Montreal, Canada.
He has performed with some of North America's leading jazz musicians including 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.


Artistic Vision:
To continue developing my craft as a double jazz bassist. In the future, I wish to record many
more albums as a band leader/accompanist, and play in venues across Canada and the world.
I also desire to spend some time in Manhattan, NY to study with world class jazz musicians
before returning to Canada to pursue a teaching career in a post-secondary jazz institution.


Awards:

2017 Full tuition scholarship to McGill M.Music Thesis program

2017 $50,000 admission scholarship to Manhattan School of Music for the Master of
Music (MM) program in Jazz Double Bass

2016 Oscar Peterson Prize – Awarded to a student with exceptional music ability, with
high academic achievement, and demonstrated leadership among his peers,
Humber College, Toronto


Accomplishments:

Multiple CBC radio broadcasting appearances for my own original music
“All About Jazz” four star album review
Appeared on official spotify playlists
Led a band at the 2019 Montreal International Jazz Festival

The 13 reviews on Marshal
  • 5/5

All our ratings are collected by us and are given in confidence, they correspond to a real experience.
J
Julien

Perfect! I'm lucky to have the opportunity to have Marshal as an electric bass teacher. He makes me very confident that I can achieve the kind of proficiency that I want with my instrument . He is very generous and open with sharing his knowledge and is easy to learn from.

Marshal's response

Julien is a very adept electric bassist. He has strong technical rudiments and tenacity to learn new material. We are currently going over some musical theory to help strengthen his musical conception and apply it to the bass. I am very lucky to teach Julien he makes teaching easy.

A
Andrew

Perfect! My son has been learning the bass guitar by ear for a couple years. Within a few lessons, Marshal was able to assess his skillset and start teaching him the theory behind reading and ultimately creating music. I can definitely see and hear my son's renewed confidence in his guitar skills.

Marshal is patient, punctual, easy to work with, and has great passion for music. I would highly recommend Marshal as a music tutor.

Marshal's response

Jordan already has the basics down. He is a very very quick learner and has strong ears and the ability to pick up new material easily. As with a lot of students that learn by ear, they need to develop strong theory skills as well. This is the next step for Jordan as we look to broaden his sense of music through and Guitar/Bass.

11 recommendations

E
Etienne

On top of being a great dude, Marshal is an outstanding bassist and educator, who displays a vast amout of knowledge across many different musical genres. Whether you are just starting out, looking to get deep into Scott Lafaro jazz solo (or anything in between), look no further, Marshal is your guy!

S
Sean

Marshal is a wonderfully talented young man. He is a master at what he does, and shares it well.

T
Trevor

Having worked with Marshal for many years I can highly recommend him as a bassist, composer, and educator.

Marshal's knowledge, experience and deep commitment to the upright bass is what sets him apart as an educator.

I'm impressed by his releases in jazz / folk / country and other genres as well as his overall versatility as a player. Be sure to check out his book on Scott Lafaro style techniques!

E
Eli

Marshal has truly opened the bass guitar for me! Whether we are working on songs, technique, song writing or music theory he notices what I am missing and has beastly recommendations that make a difference. Its also nice to have a teacher who can satisfy my interest in blues, folk and jazz! He's got a masters in jazz bass performance from Mcgill, so yeah he knows what he's doing! I would easily recommend Marshal to any intermediate player who wants the keys to unlocking their instrument.

A
Andre

Marshall is a passionate, knowledgable and fun music teacher. He's able to take some of the more boring subjects and explain them in a clear and entertaining way. Highly recommend!

J
Ji

He is truly a wonderful musician and teacher. He mastered very sophiscate harmony and theory. He is a multiple instrumentalist. He is soft spoken and patient teacher. He has an interesting way of looking at music and works hard for the students. I highly recomend him.

S
Sean

Marshall is an accomplished Musician with expertise in jazz, pop, country, and other contemporary styles. Marshall is an expert of technique on the upright bass. In all of my experiences playing with Marshall, his eminent musicianship has elevated the level of the ensemble. He's also a 'super chill dude' trust me.

D
David

I've had the pleasure of knowing Marshal for 6 years now. He is very kind, patient, has a great sense of humour, and explains concepts very well. Marshal would make an excellent teacher.

D
Daniel

Marshall Herridge is an extremely talented and promising bass player who I’ve had the privilege to play with. He is an incredible human being: one who can make you laugh but is also serious, responsible and willing to teach the broad knowledge he capitalized during his career.

B
Baptiste

In one word: wow. Marshal is probably the best bass teacher I'vee ever had! He analyzed my shortcomings and gave me really good exercises to overcome them! Thanks again Marshal!

Similar tutors

closeby? Here's a selection of tutoring ads that you can check out.
Superprof can also suggest acoustic guitar lessons to help you.
Learning isn't a problem, bass guitar lessons for all!

Taking double bass lessons has never been easier: you're going to learn new skills.

Montreal
Shall we sing? Experienced singing teacher in Plateau - Mile End. Singing lessons, piano, musical theory and more :)
$50
Stef
  • (25 reviews)

Hi to everybody! :) My name is Stef, I am a lyrical singer from Barcelona who currently lives in Montréal (and I love...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Montréal
Guitar, Bass, and/or Ukulele Lessons from a teacher with years of experience in the comfort of your home!
$30
Justin
  • (5 reviews)
1st lesson is free!

My main teaching philosophy is to teach students to play the music they enjoy. It sounds like a no-brainer but I have had...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Montréal
Experienced Piano Instructor - Online - Friendly and dynamic piano lessons for all ages. Let's share music together! :)
$48
Alice
  • (7 reviews)
1st lesson is free!

Languages: French, English, Mandarin Over 18 yrs of teaching experiences Lessons are mainly built on the student's level...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Montreal
Cours de chant, singing lesson, interpretation, vocal exploration. Nous sommes tous en voix-d'ĂȘtre!
$30
Croteau
  • (1 review)
1st lesson is free!

On ne vit pas pour chanter; on chante pour vivre comme d'autres Ă©crivent pour vivre. Notre voix change tout au long de...

Face to face lessons Approved profile
Montréal
Fun and Engaging Private Piano Teacher. Based in Central Montreal and will travel to your location.
$50
Harry
  • (2 reviews)
1st lesson is free!

I am classically trained but can also teach Jazz methods. I adapt my lessons with each individual student to work towards...

Face to face lessons Approved profile
Montréal
Award-Winning Pianist – Cours adaptĂ©s Ă  vos besoins! – All Levels (FR/ENG)
$65
Cindy
1st lesson is free!

Hello! I'm an award-winning Canadian classical pianist and experienced teacher offering piano lessons for all levels,...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Montréal
Hi! Learn how to find your own sound since the first lesson
$30
Carlos
  • (1 review)
1st lesson is free!

My goal is to help students enrich their musical expression and follow their voice as performers. With transparency and...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Montréal
Full-time Teacher Piano and Music Theory  20 years teaching experience Bachelor degree of Arts(Hons)-Music concentrate in piano performance Most students got merits/distinctions in piano/ theory exam
$50
Mavis
1st lesson is free!

Individual or small groups class (face to face or remote learning) for music theory for score reading or preparation for...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Montréal
Saxophone Lessons (Technique, Improvisation, Music Theory, Jazz, for children, English & Spanish)
$32
Juan Manuel
1st lesson is free!

For me, each student needs a different approach to develop his music. I'm capable to teach saxophone to children and adults....

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Montréal
Classical guitarist with masters degree offer private or webcan classes, all levels
$40
Lucas
1st lesson is free!

My teaching method are different and special for all students, according the interest and level with progressive repertoire...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Montréal
20 years+ experience in classical and swing jazz guitar! just listen :)
$30
Barney
1st lesson is free!

Music is a slow thing to learn, it deals with both rational and emotional parts of us, so don't expect so much of yourself...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Montréal
Professional Guitarist with 17 years of playing and 10 years of teaching experience giving personal and group guitar lessons in the Greater Montreal Area.
$32
Raghav
  • (1 review)
1st lesson is free!

I believe in music teaching being collaborative and not purely instructive. I'd love to sit with a musician, teach and play...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile Replies within the hour
Montréal
Learn the guitar like never before! A whole new approach and perspective
$30
Tony
1st lesson is free!

Throughout my career, I have developed a unique approach and a personal style of teaching. I am an astute problem-solver...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Montreal
4th year McGill Violin Performance student with 5 years of teaching experience
$50
Tina
1st lesson is free!

I help beginners with basic set up and teach from the Galamian principles of violin playing. I also prepare students for...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Montréal
I work with actors, singers- both professional and amateur- and professionals using their voice constantly to strengthen healthy vocal production and sound.
$80
Jordanne
  • (1 review)
1st lesson is free!

Your classes will be distinct to you. I can instantly identify what your unique issues are and will create a routine for you...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Montréal
Private bass lessons and music theory for Begginers and Intermediate Cours privés de basse et théorie musicale pour débutant et intermediaire.
$30
Kaloyan
  • (1 review)
1st lesson is free!

My approach to teaching a certain style or technique includes a deep dive into its origins, learning songs and typical...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile Replies within the hour
Montréal
McGill Jazz performance graduate offers guitar lessons for all levels and ages
$40
Roman
1st lesson is free!

My approach is adapted to each student and aims at guiding the individual to discover his own musicality. It is important...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile Replies within the hour
Montréal
Stuck at home during covid? Pick up your guitar and join my class!
$30
Gabriel
1st lesson is free!

I will give you exercices, warm ups, chord progressions and songs to learn as homework. When we are together we will see...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
at their home at your home By webcam
1 hour Not available Not available $40
Book a class