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Kleinzeitnz
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Birthday:
Sep 7, 1960 (Age: 58)
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Auckland, New Zealand
Occupation:
writer

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Kleinzeitnz

Male, 58, from Auckland, New Zealand

Playing since: 1976; status: learning Oct 2, 2017

Kleinzeitnz was last seen:
Jun 18, 2018
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Sep 7, 1960 (Age: 58)
    Home Page:
    https://amazon.com/author/chrisbell
    Location:
    Auckland, New Zealand
    Occupation:
    writer
    Current Setup:
    Le Fay Pangton four-string fretless, Korg Toneworks Pandora PX4D, Phil Jones Bass headphones.
    Favorite Genres:
    Jazz, fusion, Zappa
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Weather Report with Jaco
    Soft Machine with Allan Holdsworth, John Etheridge
    Steely Dan, Donald Fagen and Walter Becker solo
    Zappa, mostly from 'Zoot Allures' onwards
    Justin Currie and Del Amitri
    Phil Spaulding's playing with Peter Bruntnell
    Previously Owned Gear:
    1970s customised Fender Jazz fretless
    G.A.S. List:
    Acoustic 360 or reissue
    Phil Jones Bass briefcase bass combo
    Influences and Teachers:
    Jaco
    Hobbies and Interests:
    writing and reading
    Chris Bell is the author of six books, as well as two short story collections and a flash fiction collection. He was born in Holyhead, North Wales.

    After working as a musician, a messenger for a small London record company, a freelance music journalist and editor, he moved to Hamburg, Germany where he was employed by a guitar company and an independent music publisher before emigrating in 1997 to New Zealand, where he’s a writer.

    His short stories have appeared in 'The Third Alternative'; 'Postscripts'; 'Grotesque'; 'The Heidelberg Review'; 'TransVersions'; 'Not One of Us' and 'Takahe'. 'The Cruel Countess' was anthologised in 'The Year’s Best Fantasy & Horror (10th Annual Edition)', published by St Martin’s Griffin Books, in which his collection 'The Bumper Book of Lies' received an Honourable Mention. 'Shem-el-Nessim' has appeared in 'This Is The Summer of Love' and 'The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 21'.

    His poetry has appeared in 'Workshop New Poetry'; 'New Zealand Listener'; 'Snorkel'; and foam:e.

    'Liquidambar', his first novel, won the UKAuthors ‘Search For A Great Read’ novel writing competition.

    @ChrisBellNZ on Twitter.