Mike Carubia

Mike Carubia

Mike received his Bachelor of Arts from C.W. Post College and his Masters degree in Theory and Composition from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, in addition to post graduate work at the Eastman Arrangers Workshop in 1970. He studied arranging privately with Manny Albam and Ray Starling.

Mike has been a professional musician since age 15 and has been involved in all aspects of the music business. He taught at East Meadow High School (NY) for 8 years, then spent 3 years as Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut, and then 15 years as the jazz ensemble director and theory instructor at Ward Melville High School (NY). As a performer, Mike has played on six national telethons, recorded over 50 CD’s of industrial and sports library music, numerous commercials, 4 jazz albums and several pop and contemporary recordings. He has performed with Tony Bennett, Vic Damone, Englebert Humperdinck, Sammy Davis Jr., Jerry Vale, Lena Horne, Maxine Sulivan, and Frank Sinatra Jr.. Carubia played five years with the Gerry Muligan Concert Jazz Band, completing a five week World Tour and a two week jazz cruise in the 1980’s. His credits as a substitute trumpet player on Broadway numbers 25 different shows including: Sugar Babies, Les Miserables, 42nd Street, Starlight Express, Sweet Charity, The Wiz, Fosse, Chicago and Saturday Night Fever. Mike has been a regular substitute for the Village Vanguard Orchestra from 1990 - 2012.

 

As a composer and arranger Mike has written and recorded over 130 original pieces of music for Omni Music, a music source for television and radio. He has also published over 100 jazz ensemble arrangements or compositions plus 2 books on improvisation for Kendor Music and one with CPP Belwin. Mike played professional baseball for the Baltimore Orioles and the Los Angeles Angels after high school. He made the major league roster as a pitcher for the Angels, but an arm injury forced retirement from the sport.

 

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Effective Etudes For Jazz - Alto Saxophone (Replacement CD Only)

Effective Etudes For Jazz - Alto Saxophone (Replacement CD Only)

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Effective Etudes For Jazz - Bass - Book with CD

Effective Etudes For Jazz - Bass - Book with CD

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Product #: 20699 Credits: Carubia, Jarvis Series: Jazz Improvisation Method Description: This collection of 18 audition/performance etudes based on the chord progressions to popular ja…

 

 

      

Effective Etudes For Jazz - Bass (Replacement CD Only)

Effective Etudes For Jazz - Bass (Replacement CD Only)

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Effective Etudes For Jazz - Bb Tenor Saxophone - Book with MP3 Downloads

Effective Etudes For Jazz - Bb Tenor Saxophone - Book with MP3 Downloads

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Product #: 20693 Credits: Carubia, Jarvis Series: Jazz Improvisation Method Desc…

 

 

      

Effective Etudes For Jazz - Bb Trumpet - Book with CD

Effective Etudes For Jazz - Bb Trumpet - Book with CD

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Product #: 20695 Credits: Carubia, Jarvis Series: Jazz Improvisation Method Desc…

 

 

      

Effective Etudes For Jazz - Eb Alto Saxophone - Book with CD

Effective Etudes For Jazz - Eb Alto Saxophone - Book with CD

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Product #: 20692 Credits: Carubia, Jarvis Series: Jazz Improvisation Method Desc…

 

 

      

Effective Etudes For Jazz - Eb Baritone Saxophone - Book with CD

Effective Etudes For Jazz - Eb Baritone Saxophone - Book with CD

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Product #: 20694 Credits: Carubia, Jarvis Series: Jazz Improvisation Method Desc…

 

 

    

Effective Etudes For Jazz - Flute (Book w/CD)

Effective Etudes For Jazz - Flute (Book w/CD)

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Product #: 20691 Credits: Carubia, Jarvis Series: Jazz Improvisation Method Desc…

 

 

    

Effective Etudes For Jazz - Flute (Replacement CD Only)

Effective Etudes For Jazz - Flute (Replacement CD Only)

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Product #: 20701 Series: Compact Disc

Effective Etudes For Jazz - Guitar - Book with CD

Effective Etudes For Jazz - Guitar - Book with CD

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Product #: 20698 Credits: Carubia, Jarvis Series: Jazz Improvisation Method Description: This collection of 18 audition/performance etudes based on the chord progressions to popular ja…

 

 

    

Effective Etudes For Jazz - Guitar (Replacement CD Only)

Effective Etudes For Jazz - Guitar (Replacement CD Only)

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Product #: 20708 Series: Compact Disc

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