MARK McGRAIN

Trombonist and Composer

Critical Reviews of Love, Time, and Divination

"Inspired and illuminating" --Ron Hart, DownBeat (**** 4 stars) 

http://www.downbeat.com/digitaledition/2018/DB1804/single_page_view/61.html 

 

"The breadth and strength of utterance, the depth, power and unshowy brilliance of his trombone manner, the uncanny blend of rhetoric and intimacy, all combine to reveal a one-man symphonic, developmental drama of unassailable integrity . . . with spellbinding loveliness . . . to absolutely die for." --Raul da Gama

https://jazzdagama.com/music/mark-mcgrain-love-time-divination/

 

"Stunningly beautiful." --Steve Hochman

 

"Love, Time, and Divination proclaims the ability of the old and the new--classics and finely written originals--to share the stage of beauty" --Geraldine Wyckoff, OffBeat

http://www.offbeat.com/music/mark-mcgrain-love-time-divination-immersion-records/

 

"Swoop, Slide, Swing and Stride" by Debbie Burke, Jazz Author

https://debbieburkeauthor.com/2018/01/14/swoop-slide-swing-and-stride-with-mark-mcgrain/