Mike Rubenstein is a first call trumpet and bassist in the Tri-State area music scene, having established himself in many facets of the music industry. As a performer, he has played with many artists, including Jon Batiste, Pitbull, Enrique Inglesias, and Roy Hargrove and at world famous venues for music, including Jazz @ Lincoln Center, the Rainbow Room, Blue Note Jazz NYC, Birdland Jazz Club, B.B. Kings, The Highline Ballroom, The Iridium, Irving Plaza, the Hammerstein Ballroom, One World Trade, Ellis Island, and many other concert and recital halls. As a composer, arranger, and orchestrator, he has been hired by artists all over the world to write music for live, television, recording, and concert purposes. As an educator, he is a 16 year veteran high school band director and one of the most highly regarded and successful private trumpet instructors on Long Island. As a husband and dad, he is very proud of his long time marriage to his wife Kerri and his two sons, Matthew and Cooper.