I entered the CBC Hockey Night In Canada Anthem Challenge in the summer of 08. Figuring the odds were better than a lottery, I gave it a shot. It was interesting and challenging to think along a Sport-themes line and write into a 30 second format. I don't watch hockey so I obviously didn't capture the spirit of the game and I didn't win the contest but at least I learned something about music making in the process. This seemed to make the experience worthwhile.

These nine 30 second pieces are here.

Thanks for listening.


My Father Danny Gain and brother Michael Gain are the two real musicians of the family. I'm just a visual artist who likes to fool around with music.This 'fooling around' has brought me to a number of interesting places & spaces over the years.

I've played in a number of situations from big band and smaller groups to solo & have done so in a variety of venues and mediums. As time goes on I will add to the list and provide more samples for listening.

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