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. As an author, his 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. As a musician, Chris is 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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    There are some great bass guitar resources out there, many of which offer free lessons, equipment giveaways, communities, and advice. Over the years some have come and gone, but these are the ones I’ve found that have the best content, the most useful advice, and the best …

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  • Herman is nuts, and other CT updates

    Another CT Update brought to you by the staff of highly intelligent squirrels who work at CT headquarters.
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  • Two Weeks in the Life of a New Album

    Two Weeks in the Life of a New Album
    It’s been a wonderful first few weeks in the life of Chris’ new album Rest of the Story. First the various design blogs went crazy after pictures of the album (designed by the totally awesome Jeff Harrison …

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