Primary Instrument: Band/orchestra
Composer and trombonist.
McGrain aptly demonstrates that he understands the potent power of the bass frequency as he leads his ensemble into this low-registered fling spiced by the merrymaking revelry and percussive buoyancy of New Orleans Mardi Gras and Brazilian Carnival. (Dan Ouellette, DownBeat * * * * )
McGrain is a daring trombonist, to be commended for his vision of this tonally unique group. (Robin Tolleson, Modern Drummer)
Composer, bassist, band leader, and multi-instrumentalist James Singleton has made his home in New Orleans since 1977....