Trumpet player Mike Rubin brings a lifetime of professionalism to the Blue Lunch band. Mike is much-in-demand session player and has played in the pit-bands of many of the Playhouse Square shows. Artists he has performed for and toured with include the Count Basie Band, Tony Bennett, Gladys Knight, Diane Schur, The Manhattan Transfer, Al Martino, The Four Tops, The Ink Spots, and Amhad Jamahl. Mike also played for fifteen years with the house band for the Ringling Brother's and Barnum and Bailey Circus. He is also the owner of Prospect Music, Cleveland's oldest music store. Mike, his wife Lisa and daughter live in South Euclid, OH. His contributions and unique approach to big band swing refines our horn section on our latest release "Big Sound Blues".