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About Mike Trabulsie

Mike is a committed professional and a high achiever.


Mike has devoted his whole life to perfecting himself, his professional pursuits, and his arts.  Mike is a deeply schooled and developed musician; an exciting, world-class professional drummer, a piano and multi-keyboard player, an accomplished songwriter and composer, a published author, a successful music business entrepreneur and commercial real estate investor, and after 30 years of disciplined training in Shotokan and Shorin-ji-ryu Karate, Mike rose to a high ranking member of the Zen Bei Butoku-kai; an ancient Martial arts organization; established in Japan and brought to America after World War II. 


Mike is an Alumnus of the world-renowned Berklee College Of Music in Boston Massachusetts and holds a Bachelors Degree in Music Production and Engineering.  In Mike’s formative years, he built a successful teaching practice.  Mike has written over a dozen drum instruction books, 2 books on real estate investing, and a book on the art of living.  To date, 8 of Mikes' books have been published: “Rock Drumming Techniques Book 1”,  “Mastering The Double Bass Drum Shuffle”, "A Mathematical Approach to Double Bass Drum Mastery", "A Mathematical Approach to Bass Drum Control", "An Introduction To Odd Time Signatures", "Explosive Double Bass Drums". Rock Drum Charts which includes over 300 of Mikes' transcriptions of popular rock songs, and "The Book of Guidance, Wisdom, and Inspiration; a powerful guide to artful living".  Mikes publications will be available January 1, 2020 at his on-line drum instructional website "" slated for a January 1st, 2020 launching.   


In Mikes formative years he established and built a Boston based booking agency.  They provided entertainment for corporate events, nightclubs, hotels, country clubs, and all types of private events, and was the main referral agency for many country clubs and for some of Boston’s top hotels.  During the peak of Mikes tenure, his agency booked over 1,000 events annually and employed a small staff of booking agents. Mikes agency also helped launch the careers of many up and coming local artists.  


As a performer, Mike had the opportunity to play thousands of performances with all types of bands and received dozens of impressive accolades as well as interest from many national artists, performers, managers and industry professionals.   In 1997 Mike was heard by the great Ian Anderson of 70's superstar rock band Jethro Tull who told Mike to "keep in touch in case the drum chair in "Tull" becomes available"!   


Along the way, Mike took a left turn and worked as a commercial real estate investor.  Mike earned his real estate salespersons license and then his brokers' license.  Mike specialized in investment real estate, and in a period of only 5 years, built an impressive commercial investment portfolio.  Mike also wrote two books on real estate investing; both scheduled for future publication dates.  

From 2005 to 2019 Mike disappeared into the White Mountains of New Hampshire and in virtual isolation, spent those years developing his artistry and at the same time building a deep body of work, all of which he is now bringing to life!  Mike wrote over 15 drum instruction books, penned over 200 + original pop and rock songs, wrote 2 mainstream rock albums, 2 progressive rock albums, a contemporary jazz album, and many instrumental fusion pieces.  Mike also built a commercial grade Pro Tools HD recording which he calls Ascension Recording Studios.  Mike then established a music publishing company called Wellcraft Songs.  Mikes catalog is being recorded at Ascension Recording Studios and is being marketed through Wellcraft Songs to national level recording artists, and for use in motion pictures and television.  

Today, Mike has set out to build several new music businesses; an independent record label called "Artist Rock Records" which Mike will be launching summer 2020; a recently launched music publishing company called "Wellcraft Songs" (, and 3 up and coming rock bands featuring many exciting performers and performances; "7 Veritas"  which is a combination mainstream / progressive rock band and is in the studio recording their 1st EP titled "The Hunter"; 587 NORTH which is a mainstream rock band who recently completed their 1st two 4 song EP's titled "Gravity" and "The Open Highway" and finally "Mike Trabulsie & The Muthers of Fusion" which is an instrumental fusion band and is also in the studio recording their 1st 3 song EP titled "Tsunami".   Mike is the principal songwriter and composer on much of the music from the previously mentioned bands. 

Today, Mike is fulfilling his ambitions as a drummer, songwriter, composer, author, performer, and entrepreneur.   Mike is taking his musical talent, technique and entrepreneurial career to new and exciting levels.  

Mike Trabulsie

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