John Cain



John Cain, known principally as a jazz pianist and singer, is also a songwriter, composer, musician, actor, bandleader, arranger and conductor.

He performs solo and with his jazz trio.

He plays piano, guitar, bass, harmonica, accordion

and sings in five languages.

After living in South America for a couple of years where he owned,

operated and performed at his own venue,

"The Tangier Lounge" in Cuenca, Ecuador

 Cain now resides in New Orleans, LA

He performs in NOLA and does stints throughout the United States

and in other countries around the world.

In addition to live performances he gives educational lectures

and seminars on the  history of jazz, Latin music, and classical music.

He is an Artist in Residence with the So Cal Jazz Society,

and The Jazz Society Of Ecuador

He is a Docent with the Advocates For Classical Music

for the San Diego Symphony

He is author of the book “Life’s A Good Gig,” nominated for best non-fiction book by the San Diego Book & Writers Awards.

He has penned several essays and articles for various publications. 

Cain has recorded many CDs which are available by clicking the

CD Baby buttons on the left

or in the "Shopping" and "Music" sections above.

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