Recordings by John Cain

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New From The John Cain Jazz Trio

by John Cain

All World Music
All World Music
Some sample cuts not yet released from new album coming soon!

Recipe for Love

by Katiecat & Cain

Released 2015
All World Music
Released 2015
All World Music
The singing duo KatieCat & Cain cook up a Recipe For Love with their debut album. Songs include Jazz, retro-pop, Latin and blues.
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KatieCat-vocals. John Cain-vocals. All instruments played by John Cain.

The John Cain Jazz Trio: Yuma

by John Cain

Released 2014
All World Music
Released 2014
All World Music
Recorded "live" at the Yuma Jazz series. Cool and burning jazz featuring John Cain on piano and vocals, Marly Waak on drums and Grant Clarkson on bass.
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Pianist, composer, author, teacher, singer, entertainer John Cain has been delighting audiences around the world with his multi-stylistic repertoire, fantastic musicianship and unique brand of humor. In addition to piano, he plays guitar, bass, harmonica and is an arranger and conductor. Cain is an Artist in Residence with the SoCal Jazz Society teaching jazz history, and he is a Docent with the Advocates For Classical Music giving seminars on the symphony orchestra. He is the …
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The John Cain Jazz Trio (Live)[feat. Marly Waak & Grant Clarkson]

by John Cain

Released 2013
All World Music
Released 2013
All World Music
Recorded "live" at the Life's A Good Gig Music and Arts Festival 2012. Jazz and blues from acclaimed pianist/singer/harmonica John Cain, Grant Clarkson-bass, and Marly Waak-drums.
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In this latest album John Cain performs straight-ahead jazz and blues standards with virtuoso bassist Grant Clarkson and the ever-so-funky and swinging Marly Waak on drums. John Cain is a musician, composer, author, teacher, entertainer, arranger and bandleader. He plays piano, guitar, bass, harmonica, accordion and sings in five languages. In addition to live performances he gives educational seminars on the history of jazz, Latin music and classical music. He is the author of the …
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Life's A Good Gig

by John Cain

Released 2007
All World Music
Released 2007
All World Music
Fun, philosophical and romantic. Cain takes you on a musical journey from bossa nova to blues.
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Original songs and instrumentals from the acclaimed author of the book “Life’s A Good Gig-A gringo musician’s journey into the world of Latin music.”
This CD, with the same title as the book, takes the listener on an international romp-a musical journey into the secret lives of musicians. Effortlessly straddling the worlds of American musical genres-jazz and blues-and Latin musical genres-Bossa Nova and salsa. Just as the book is a “fun read,” so …
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Mas Latino

by Cain

Released 2004
All World Music
Released 2004
All World Music
Gringo Salsa. Songs in Spanish and English. Cool, fun, funky Latin Music for dancers and listeners.
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Review of Más Latino from the San Diego Reader
By Mary Montgomery

Singer/songwriter John Cain, along with a troop of guest musicians and a mass of instruments mixes Latin with mainstream rock and pop, navigating smoothly through the melodies, creating something that sounds as if it were made effortlessly. Latinate overtones set the mood as Cain performs songs in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

The song “From TJ to L.A.” includes a bi-lingual …
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Silly Songs and Lullabies

by Cain

Released 2000
All World Music
Released 2000
All World Music
Fun songs for kids and families. Features "The Cain Kids Singers." Companion coloring/work book available.
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Now Available! The Silly Songs & Lullabies Reader! A companion book to the CD. A coloring book, work book with text for young readers. Check the website for info: http://johncain.info

John Cain, musician, composer, artists, teacher has been delighting audiences with his unique talent. His mission is to enhance the imaginations of children through his music and drawings, with the philosophy that childhood should be fun, creative, and magical. Whether performing live or teaching …
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Todo Latino

by Cain

Released 2002
All World Music
Released 2002
All World Music
Gringo Salsa. Latin dance music. Full lyrics with English translations.
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GRINGO SALSA: THE MUSIC OF JOHN CAIN

North America's illicit love affair with Latin music is exquisitely consummated in the music of John Cain. It's a marriage of breezy Brazilian jazz, Mexican boleros, Salsa, Spanish favorites and enchanting original songs and instrumentals.

Cain's infatuation with Latin musical genres began where he grew up in Southern California, right across the border from Mexico. ( In this part of the country, you're seduced early on by the romantic …
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Salsa Nova

by Cain

Released 2000
All World Music
Released 2000
All World Music
Romantic and philisophical, a brilliant blend of the Latin jazz genres of Bossa Nova and Salsa music.
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Creative compositions...
"Salsa Nova" brilliantly blends the Latin jazz genres of Bossa Nova and Salsa. From the whimsical "Moonshine Tequila" to the melencoly "Mi Unico Sol" you're in for a treat. (In the former song you need to know that the mythical Mario is a real person, a bartender friend of Cain's. The supernatural power of the tequila is open to interpretation, and we can only speculate on the ensuing hangovers from their exploits.) Next, …
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