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Global Music Awards Winner - GOLD AND BRONZE MEDALS! 

Martin was recently the recipient of two Global Music Award medals. He received a Gold Medal for best instrumentalist and his 2nd solo CD Shades won a Bronze Medal! The album features new music composed for bass trombone and piano as well as collaborations with trumpet and soprano saxophone. Shades highlights works from Meza, Gradone, Ewazen, Schnyder, Wilcher, Rachmaninov, Weber and Wilborn. 

Radio Broadcast Update 

The McCain Duo was recently featured on Austin's KMFA 89.5 Classical radio station on August 23 at 9:00 pm and August 24 at 5:00. The show showcased works on the recent released album Shades. The duo was also be featured on Hong Kong's RTHK Radio 4 which will include an interview in addition to a 45 minute recital. The program was broadcast on August 24 at 7:00 am and 1:00 am CST. 

Trombones at Texas State University 

The Texas State University Trombone Choir and Jazz Trombone Ensembles recently released the CD Trombones at Texas State University. The album was recorded and engineered by Martin's students in the Sound Recording Technology program in collaboration with the Cave Recording Studio at Garden Way. Trombones at Texas State University can be purchased HERE

Canada Radio Broadcast 

Selections from Trombone Czar were recently broadcast on Toronto Canada's www.ckwr.com on Monday February 24 in celebration of Black History Month. Host Tom Quick also featured works from the Hot Springs Festival Orchestra, Encore Chamber Orchestra, Sierra Winds and the Chicago Sinfonietta.