Canadian trumpeter, Mike Herriott, a respected multi-instrumentalist in both the classical and jazz genres, is in demand as a lead trumpeter, jazz improviser, orchestral soloist, bassist, arranger and composer. He has toured extensively through North America and South East Asia and has shared the stage with a host of luminaries, including Maynard Ferguson, Rob McConnell, Doc Severinsen, Arturo Sandoval, Michael Buble, Slide Hampton, Kenny Wheeler, Phil Nimmons, Maria Schneider, Seth MacFarlane and more.
In 2018, he began a musical collaboration with his wife, Ofra Harnoy, which has brought them international respect and recognition from touring and their recording projects. They have two previous albums released together – “Back to Bach” – 2019, and “On the Rock” – 2020 (MUSICNL WINNER 2021), with “Portrait” – 2023 marking their third.
September/October 2023 brings the release of Mike’s first solo album project since 2016 entitled “Tales of Tricksters and Vagabonds”. The first single from the album – “Rumpelstiltskin” becomes available September 29th!
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- CBC Newfoundland and Labrador – Parkway SessionsLukas Wall, CBC News interviews Ofra Harnoy and Mike Herriott as part of the Nfld. & Labrador·Parkway Sessions
- CBC Newfoundland and Labrador – Here & Now: TV interviewCBC’s Here & Now – Every day, around Newfoundland and Labrador, Debbie Cooper and Anthony Germain host an interview by Fred Hutton of Ofra Harnoy and Mike Herriott.
Plus check out the related blog post on CBC News by Lukas Wall.
- Summer 2017 UpdateWell, it’s been certainly a busy year since I last updated on here. I really need to do this more often.
In any case, the new album Isn’t Life Grand has been doing well with some nice reviews and decent airplay. Sean Harkness and I have been spending a fair amount of time working on our newest project Flights Vol. 2 which we’re hoping to release this fall.
- WELCOME TO MY BRAND-NEW WEBSITE…home to all things related to my recordings and performances. This past year has been an extremely busy time for me. I started 2015 with the decision to record another album with an approach similar to “Off the Road” (2013). With the support of some wonderful contributors to my crowd-funding campaign, I dove into the … Read more