PERCUSSIONIST - CURTIS MCCAIN

 

Home Base:  Manassas, VA

Music Style:  Contemporary and Smooth Jazz, Latin, Funk, R&B, POP, Rock n Roll

Booking Contact:

Major Scale Management

Gina McCain / 703-930-4594

Email: ginamccain@majorscalemanagement.com

Curtis McCain is a dynamic multi-percussionist who plays a variety of rhythms and genres. He has been playing professionally for 22 years, performing with some of the biggest names in smooth jazz and is known for lighting up the stage with his latin and afro-cuban flavor as well as his strong in the pocket grooves. 

Curtis has performed shows with Rick Braun, Gerald Albright, Randy Brecker, Bobby Lyle, Nick Colionne, Gerald Veasley, Eric Darius, Everette Harp, Eric Marienthal, Chieli Minucci, Ray Fuller, Alex Bugnon, Nelson Rangell, Will Donato, Brian Bromberg, Jazmin Ghent, Blake Aaron, Tom Braxton, Ragan Whiteside, Dean Brown, Aubrey Logan, Lin Rountree, Paula Atherton, Carol Albert, Rob Zinn, Andrew Neu, Dee Lucas, David P. Stevens, Tony Exum Jr., Gino Rossaria, Chris 'Big Dog' Davis, Larry Braggs, Vincent Henry, Christian de Mesones, Debora Galan, Drew Davidsen and David Bach. 

Curtis has also shared the stage with Kim Waters, Brian Simpson, James Lloyd and Curtis Harmon, Marion Meadows, Steve Oliver, Maysa Leak, Marcus Anderson, Lindsey Webster, Keith Slattery, Warren Hill, Patrick Lamb, Michael Manson, Nathan Mitchell, Marcus Johnson, Jackiem Joyner, Jeanette Harris, Daniel D, Willie Bradley, Phillip 'Doc' Martin, Brian Lenair, Isaac Byrd Jr., Tim Hutson, Nathaniel Kearney, Tony Moore, Dexter Whitaker, Tom Zink, Demetrios Pappas, Stanley Cooper, Donald Robinson, Richard Waller, Al Caldwell, Poogie Bell, Phaze II, The Fuzz Band, Leroy 'Lonnie' Jordan from War and the horn section for Blood Sweat and Tears; Anibal Rojas, Brad Mason and Michael Boscarino. Curtis also opened for bands such as ZZ Top, Steve Miller Band and John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival. 

In the studio, Curtis records with many great artists adding an array of percussive styles. Curtis appears on recordings with Bob James, Will Donato, Paul Brown, Roberto Vally, Greg Manning, Jeff Ryan, Adam Hawley, Steve Oliver, Tom Schuman, Mark Etheredge, Tony Saunders, Carol Albert, Ragan Whiteside, Blake Aaron, JJ Sansaverino, Rob Zinn, Darryl Williams, Phillip "Doc" Martin, Kevin Jackson, Willie Bradley, Motown Moe, Patrick Yandall, Judah Sealy, Terence Thompson, Jean Caze, Andrew Neu, Leon Bisquera, Mike Simms, Johnny Britt, Christian de Mesones, Chris Valentine, Poogie Bell, John Carey, Debora Galan, Carl C-Man Anderson, Nathaniel Kearney, Jay Williams, Magdalena Chovankova, Terry Wollman, Eric Valentine, Mel Brown, Darrell Crooks, Alex Al, Tony Moore and Marvin 'Tony' Hemmings.    

Curtis works with producers such as Greg Manning, Paul Brown, Roberto Vally, Blake Aaron, Adam Hawley, Jeff Canady, Marvin “Tony” Hemmings, Terence Thompson, Chris Valentine, Bryan Anderson, Chris Fischer and David Bach. 

Curtis' live performances are always rhythmically explosive and visually entertaining and certainly live up to his motto "Bringin' Spice To Your Life" which resonates loud and clear with his ever-growing fan base. For more information visit curtismccainpercussion.com

NOTABLE RECORDINGS

 Will Donato 

Single:    

  • The Goddess

 

Single:   

  • Elevate  (Radio Single)

 

Album: The High Road 

Tracks: 

  • The High Road 
  • Lotus Blossom 
  • Elevate 
  • Cloud Nine 
  • You Got This 
  • It Happens Everyday 
  • Beyond Forever 
  • Stolen Moments 

 

Album: Renaissance Christmas 

Track: 

  • Renaissance Christmas

 

A2Z (Andrew Neu and Rob Zinn)

Single:   

  • A to Z

 

    Motown Moe

    Album: Living My Best Life

    Track:

    • Normandie Ave

     

    Album: The New Normal

    Track:

    • Sunday Driver feat. Blake Aaron

      Kevin Jackson

      Single: 

      • Elevation

       

      Phillip "Doc" Martin 

      Album: Phillip "Doc" Martin 

      Tracks: 

      • Won't Let Go 
      • Interlude 
      • Start Again 
      • Paradise 

        

      Christian de Mesones 

      Single:

      • Hispanica (Instrumental) feat. Bob James

       

      Album: They Call Me Big New York 

      Tracks: 

      • Hispanica feat. Debora Galan 
      • Sweetnight feat. Debora Galan 
      • Spirit 
      • Latin Jive Redux 
      • Good Old Days 
      • Dekalb and Flatbush (Live)

       

      John Carey

      Single:

      • That Smile

      Roberto Vally

      Single: 

      • The Chicken feat. Paul Brown and Jeff Ryan 

       

      Tony Saunders

      Album:  All About Love

      Track:

      • Celebrate You

       

      Carol Albert  

      Single:

      • Fire & Water

       

      Album: Stronger Now  

      Tracks:  

      • For The Moment feat. Paul Brown  
      • Femme Flight

       

      Terence Thompson 

      Singles: 

      • Back In Luv 
      • Safe Travels
      • Too Soon
      • No Inhibitions (Blaq Tronic Remix)

        

      Brass Attack

      Single:

      • Brazzetude feat. Johnny Britt, Willie Bradley and Rob Zinn 

       

      NOTABLE PERFORMANCES

      • Jazz Legacy Foundation 8th Annual Gala Weekend - Hampton, VA 

      • Middle C Jazz - Charlotte, NC  

      • Blues Boulevard Jazz - Greenville, SC 

      • St James Live! - Atlanta, GA 

      • Roland's Intimate Smooth Jazz Getaway - Melbourne, FL  

      • Tin Pan w/Lin Rountree - Richmond, VA    

      • Tin Pan w/Dee Lucas - Richmond, VA 

      • Dauphin County Jazz and Wine Festival w/David P. Stevens - Harrisburg, PA 

      • Berks Jazz Festival 30th Anniversary Chuck Loeb All-Star Jam - Reading, PA 

      • Berks Jazz Festival 30th Anniversary w/A2Z feat. Andrew Neu and Rob Zinn - Reading, PA 

      • Berks Jazz Festival 30th Anniversary w/Gerald Veasley's Unscripted at Berks - Reading, PA 

      • Berks Jazz Festival 30th Anniversary Gerald Veasley's Midnight Jams - Reading, PA 

      • Berks Jazz Festival All-Star Jam w/Nick Colionne - Reading, PA  

      • Lake Arbor All-Star Jam w/Gerald Veasley - Bethesda, MD  

      • Jazz Legacy Foundation, Late Night Jam w/Nick Colionne - Norfolk, VA  

      • Gloria's w/Vincent Henry feat. Alex Bugnon - Warrenton, VA  

      • Tin Pan w/Lin Rountree - Richmond, VA     

      • City Winery Atlanta w/Carol Albert - Atlanta, GA   

      • Tin Pan w/Rob Zinn - Richmond, VA  

      • Chaddsford Winery Jazz Festival w/Rob Zinn feat. Andrew Neu - Chaddsford, PA  

      • Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club w/Drew Davidsen - Bethesda, MD  

      • Lake Arbor Jazz Festival w/Rob Zinn - Mitchellville, MD  

      • Jazz Legacy Foundation, Late Night Jam w/The Fuzz Band - Hampton, VA  

      • Lake Arbor Jazz Festival w/Christian de Mesones - Mitchellville, MD   

      • Blues Alley w/Christian de Mesones - Washington, DC  

      • Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club w/Christian de Mesones feat. Lindsey Webster - Bethesda, MD  

      • The Anthem w/Spookstock Festival - Washington, DC

       

      PERFORMANCE VIDEOS