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Joseph Carucci

joe carucci
  • Chair / Director of Music Industry Studies
  • Assistant Professor of Music
  • D.M.A., University of Kentucky
  • M.M., University of Kentucky
  • B.A., Eastman School of Music


Contact Information

  • Department: Music
  • Office: Foster 304A
  • Mailing Address: Foster 101
  • Email:
  • Phone: 859-622-1428


Joseph Carucci: Saxophonist, composer, and educator Dr. Joseph Carucci received a Bachelor of Music from the Eastman School of Music and a Master of Music and Doctorate in Musical Arts from the University of Kentucky.  He has performed and recorded throughout the United States, Canada, Japan, and China with musicians such as Kenny Burrell, Phil Nimmons, Rob McConnell, Hugh Frasier, Manhattan Transfer, David Sanchez, Bob Mintzer, The Temptations, Eric Alexander, Louis Bellson, and the Broadway Musical Elf.   Many of his compositions are available through Walrus Publishing and have been used on Pioneer Public Television for various programs.

Prior to his appointment at Eastern Kentucky University, Dr. Carucci taught at Lincoln Memorial University, the University of Minnesota-Morris, and Transylvania University as well as classroom and instrumental music in California, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and New York.   


Subject  TitleDatesLocationTerm
MUS 101Performance ClassF 1:25pm-2:15pm Foster Building 100Fall 2019
MUS 191Music Industry IITR 11:00am-12:15pm Foster Building 300Fall 2019
MUS 250Bluegrass EnsembleTR 7:30pm-9:00pm Foster Building 300Fall 2019
MUS 250Dixieland Jazz Combo   Fall 2019
MUS 250Dixieland Jazz Combo   Fall 2019
MUS 250Jazz Combo  Foster Building Fall 2019
MUS 250Jazz Combo   Fall 2019
MUS 285Jazz Improvisation  Foster Building 304Fall 2019
MUS 300Music Ind Career & Intern Semi  Foster Building Fall 2019
MUS 399Joint Recital   Fall 2019
MUS 499Senior Project/Recital   Fall 2019
MUS 499Senior Project/Recital   Fall 2019
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