The John Cain Jazz Trio (Live)[feat. Marly Waak & Grant Clarkson]
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.
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 book "Life's A Good Gig," nominated for best non-fiction book in the 2008 San Diego Book & Writers Awards. He conducts and does arrangements for "The John Cain Orchestra," a big-band style swing band that performs a Frank Sinatra Tribute Show. He currently is musical director for the new musical play “A Fundamental Change” and he performs regularly at top jazz venues and tours with singer KatieCat. John Cain performed at the 2008 Zihuatanejo International Guitar Festival.