Projects

Peripheral Vision is co-led  with guitarist and long-time collaborator Don Scott; a modern-jazz quartet that brings out the synergy between their strong musical personalities and their complimentary writing styles.  Peripheral Vision has released two albums and maintains a busy touring schedule, recently winning the Galaxie Rising Star Award at the Montreal Jazz Festival.    www.peripheralvisionmusic.com

Trevor Hogg – tenor sax
Don Scott – guitar
Herring – bass
Nick Fraser – drums

Way North is a new collective band using jazz and improvisation to explore the blues and folk music. You can hear the influence of the Balkans, New Orleans, and Americana. Way North brings together two Toronto musicians (Michael Herring – bass, and Rebecca Hennessy – trumpet) with two Brooklyn musicians (Petr Cancura – saxophone, clarinet, and Richie Barshay – drums)

Michael Herring’s Vertigo, featuring New York’s David Binney on alto saxophone, has recorded two albums, Coniferous Revenge, which garnered critical acclaim, including being picked as one of the Top 5 Debut albums of 2006 by All About Jazz New York and Dark Materials.     Vertigo’s page


David Binney – alto sax
Quinsin Nachoff – tenor sax and clarinet
William Carn – trombone
Don Scott – guitar
Herring – bass
Jesse Baird – drums

David Binney – alto sax
Quinsin Nachoff – tenor sax and clarinet
William Carn – trombone
Don Scott – guitar
Herring – bass
Nick Fraser – drums

God’s Gift to Yoda (indie jazz-rock), which has released This Album Is Not For People (album and comic book) following two EP’s (Scribble Man, The Music of Sandra Biennale)    God’s Gift to Yoda’s Bandcamp


Herring – bass
Harley Card – guitars
Don Scott – guitars
Nico Dann – drums
Robin Dann – guest vocals (8)

Harrington (nerd rock) and The Uplifters (New Orleans pop), are bands where you can hear Herring’s lyrics and lead and backing vocals.   Harrington’s page – www.theuplifters.ca


Herring - vocals, bass
Harley Card - guitar, vocals
Paul Kolinski - guitar, keyboard, vocals
Dave Clark - drums, vocals

Jason Kenemy - vocals, piano
Herring - vocals, bass
Dave Clark - drums, vocals

www.dangerherring.com