Piano, Guitar, Bass, Harmonica, Vocals, Arranger, Conductor
For booking call: 504 881-344
Please feel free to contact John Cain with the date, location and type of your event for information on availability, performance rates and fees.
Live Music Performances
• Cain can be booked for private parties, social events, dances and fund raisers.
•Cain performs as a pianist, singer and entertainer in various venues: music festivals, nightclubs, hotels, jazz clubs, restaurants, dance studios, recital halls at libraries, arts centers, community theaters, college campuses, piano and music retailers.
•Performs solo piano or solo piano with vocals
•The John Cain Jazz Trio-“The Hip Tones”piano/vocals/harmonica, bass, drums
(Additional musicians and vocalist can be added)
Accompanist •Available as piano accompanist for vocalists and soloists
Studio Recording Sessions •Record Producer-Studio Musician. Cain is available as recording Producer for your music. Also available to play on your recording sessions as accompanist or soloist. Contact to discuss your project, availabilty and rates.
Arranging/Orchestrations/Lead Sheets •Cain orchestrates and arranges all genres of music from lead sheets, rhythm sections, horn sections to full string orchestrations. Contact Cain to discuss the needs for your project.
John Cain is a BMI affiliate composer
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 often with his wife, jazz singer KatieCat. Cain also has a jazz trio, “The Hip Tones” playing melodic jazz, blues, bossa novas and international favorites.
He is a multi-stylistic musician performing several genres: jazz, blues, country, Latin and retro-pop.
He plays piano, guitar, bass, harmonica, accordion and sings in five languages.
After living in South America where he owned, operated and performed at his own jazz venue, 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 Musicfor the San Diego Symphony. He performs frequently with his wife KatieCatin the duo KatieCat & Cain. Cain often tours with the San Francisco Bay Area smooth jazz group ”GTF” at various jazz festivals and venues such as The Blue Note. 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 albums which are available on his website and all major streaming providers.