Acclaimed jazz trumpet player and bandleader. He became popular in both the United States and Japan, recording six albums on the Japanese M&I label before signing with E1 music in the U.S.
He was one of the first musicians to attend the Juilliard School's Jazz Studies Program.
In his mid-teens, he was a recipient of the Yamaha Young Performing Artist Award.
He grew up in the Cleveland, Ohio area and was inspired by his professional percussionist uncle to pursue a career in music.
Farinacci was discovered by jazz great Wynton Marsalis, who invited him to perform on a 2000 Live from Lincoln Center broadcast.