Bill Harrison


Bill Harrison worked as a professional bassist in Chicago for four decades. He performed with jazz luminaries Clark Terry, James Moody, Bunky Green, Max Roach, Woody Herman’s Thundering Herd, Dizzy Gillespie, and many others. His theatrical credits include Wicked, The Lion King, Always Patsy Cline, The Visit, Bounce, Turn of the Century, and Billy Elliot. Bill’s writing has been published in After Hours, Allium, Counseling Today, The Intermezzo, Performink, The Sandpiper, Sledgehammer, Under the Gum Tree, and elsewhere. He has a private psychotherapy practice in Chicago, where he lives with his poet/therapist wife, Nina Corwin, and a naughty Bengal named Jazzy.

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Making the Low Notes: A Life in Music
Pre-release—available June 6, 2023. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Told with a mixture of wry humor and hard-won insight by the bassist, <i>Making the Low Notes</i> gives readers an insider’s peek into the prosaic life of a working musician.

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