John Cain is a pianist, singer, entertainer, musician, composer, author, teacher, arranger/orchestrator, conductor/bandleader and actor. 

Cain currently resides in Cuenca, Ecuador performing at various venues throughout the country and doing occasional stints in the United States.

He performs solo and with his jazz trio.

He appears frequently in the duo KatieCat & Cain

He plays piano, guitar, bass, harmonica, accordion and sings in five languages.

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. He is a Docent with the Advocates For Classical Music/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 right or in the "Shopping" and "Music" sections above. Listen and/or download.

For booking information click the "contact and booking" tab above. Click on the tabs above to access further information. See videos of live performances, check performance dates, hear music, purchase products. Music player at lower right to listen to songs.