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Chris Tarry

A Little Bit About Me:

My name is Chris Tarry. I'm a professional bass player living and working in New York City and one of the co-creators of ActiveBass.

If you like my lessons, come study bass with me over at

And Now In 3rd Person:

Chris Tarry is one of New York City's most saught-after bass players. He has played, recorded, and toured with some of the worlds best musicians such as; John Scofield, George Benson, Wayne Krantz, Theo Bleckmann, My Brightest Diamond, Keith Carlock, Anton Fig, Oz Noy, Natalie MacMaster, Tom Cochrane, and many others.

Chris has produced 10 critically acclaimed albums under his own name and has appeared on over 100 albums around the globe. Visit him at

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