MUSICIAN

Chris Tarry is a four-time Juno award winner (the Canadian Grammy) and one of New York's most sought-after bass players. He has performed with some of the top acts in the world and is a mainstay on the New York jazz scene.

WRITER

Chris is also a writer, and the author of the story collection, "How To Carry Bigfoot Home" (Red Hen Press, March 2015). He holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia. His fiction, non-fiction, and various screenplays have been published widely.

PRODUCER

Chris is also a busy producer. He has developed and produced hundreds of different types of projects. From albums to animated films, radio plays, and podcasts. He is an expert in sound design and Pro Tools, and has a super-cool home studio where he edits things together and sets music to everything under the sun.

Chris Tarry is a musician, writer, producer, and composer living in New York City. His first book, How To Carry Bigfoot Home (Red Hen Press, March 2015), won the IndieFab book of the year for short fiction, and has been widely praised as one of the best short story collections of 2015. He holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia, and his writing has appeared in publications such as MAD Magazine, Funny or Die, The Literary Review, On Spec, The GW Review, and PANK. Chris is also a four-time Juno Award winner (the Canadian Grammy), and one of New York’s most in-demand bass players. He has produced countless award-winning albums, developed short films, created cool podcasts, and excels in sound design and digital editing. He’s currently at work on a novel, various screenplays, and composing music for everything under the sun.

THE LATEST NEWS!

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    Chris’ Book Wins 2015 IndieFab Book of the Year for Short Fiction!

    Chris’ book of adult short fiction won the IndieFab book of the year for 2015. This is pretty cool news! The book has been widely touted as one of the best short story collections of the past few years. Don’t believe us? Here’s some info …

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    Metalwood “Twenty” Teaser!

    The long-awaited return of Metalwood is here. The famed Canadian jazz group will release their first new album in fourteen years on August 5th, 2016. Chris co-produced the record, played bass, and contributed four tunes. Here’s a cool little teaser video.

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    MAD Magazine

    Excited to report I have a piece of writing in the latest issue of MAD Magazine. If you’d asked the twelve-year-old me what “making it” meant, I would have told you being published in MAD Magazine. The forty-five year old me pretty much still feels …

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    Bigfoot Premiers at Whistler Film Fest!

    The book trailer I wrote and produced along with illustrator Carson Ting and animator David de Haas for my short story collection How To Carry Bigfoot Home, premiered this year at the Whistler Film Festival and the Austin Short Film Festival. Pretty cool for a …

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    Guest Appearance on OtherPPL with Brad Listi

    This past week I was a guest on what I think is the best literary podcast around, Brad Listi’s Otherppl. We talked about writing, my book, and music. I mention a few friends and influences in Roy Kesey, Henry Hey, and Dan Weiss. Then we talk …

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