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Joseph Carucci

Joseph Carucci
  • Associate 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 190Music Industry IMWF 11:15am-12:05pm Foster Building 300Spring 2019
MUS 250Dixie Combo   Spring 2019
MUS 250Dixie Combo   Spring 2019
MUS 250Jazz Combo  Foster Building Spring 2019
MUS 250Jazz Combo   Spring 2019
MUS 285Jazz ImprovisationMWF 9:05am-9:55am Foster Building 300Spring 2019
MUS 300Music Ind Career & Intern Semi   Spring 2019
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