Jim Reilly


Jim is a writer, musician and teacher living in Calagry, Alberta, Canada.

His work has appeared in magazines, online and on CBC Radio One.

The Bass Player is his first published fiction. Watch for a biography of musician and inventor Emmett Chapman coming soon.

Where to find Jim Reilly online


The Bass Player
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,590. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
The Bass Player is a novella about truth, lies, expectations, disillusionment, exploitation and how a young musician found his voice in spite of all that. Written by a musician but not for musicians, the story weaves its way around fact and fiction, drawing readers into a world where music can set you free but just as easily bring you crashing down.

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bass    bass guitar    jazz    jazz fiction    music fiction    music story    novella