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 was 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 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 wrote and recorded over 130 original pieces of music for Omni Music, a music source for television and radio. He published over 100 jazz ensemble arrangements or compositions plus 2 books on improvisation. 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 - Trombone - Book with MP3s

Effective Etudes For Jazz - Trombone - Book with MP3s

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Credits: Carubia, Jarvis
Series: Jazz Improvisation Method
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Effective Etudes For Jazz, Volume 2 - Bass

Effective Etudes For Jazz, Volume 2 - Bass

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Product #: 20717
Credits: Carubia, Jarvis
Series: Jazz Improvisation Method
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Effective Etudes For Jazz, Volume 2 - Bb Tenor Sax

Effective Etudes For Jazz, Volume 2 - Bb Tenor Sax

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Product #: 20712
Credits: Carubia, Jarvis
Series: Jazz Improvisation Method
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Effective Etudes For Jazz, Volume 2 - Bb Trumpet with MP3s

Effective Etudes For Jazz, Volume 2 - Bb Trumpet with MP3s

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Product #: 20713
Credits: Carubia, Jarvis
Series: Jazz Improvisation Method
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Effective Etudes For Jazz, Volume 2 - Eb Alto & Baritone Sax with MP3s

Effective Etudes For Jazz, Volume 2 - Eb Alto & Baritone Sax with MP3s

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Product #: 20711
Credits: Carubia, Jarvis
Series: Jazz Improvisation Method
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Effective Etudes For Jazz, Volume 2 - Guitar

Effective Etudes For Jazz, Volume 2 - Guitar

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Product #: 20716
Credits: Carubia, Jarvis
Series: Jazz Improvisation Method
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Effective Etudes For Jazz, Volume 2 - Piano

Effective Etudes For Jazz, Volume 2 - Piano

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Product #: 20715
Credits: Carubia, Jarvis
Series: Jazz Improvisation Method
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Effective Etudes For Jazz, Volume 2 - Trombone

Effective Etudes For Jazz, Volume 2 - Trombone

$21.95

Product #: 20714
Credits: Carubia, Jarvis
Series: Jazz Improvisation Method
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