Since he arrived in New York two decades ago, Mike DiRubbo has reigned supreme as one of the most durable and dynamic musicians of his generation. It’s evidenced by his work with some of the brightest stars in jazz, including Tony Reedus, Larry Willis, Eddie Henderson, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Dwayne Burno, Peter Washington, Carl Allen, John Hicks and Cecil Payne. As a solo artist, DiRubbo has performed as a leader on seven critically-acclaimed albums. He even went on to found his own record label, Ksanti Records. To learn more about Mike DiRubbo, visit