Dominick Farinacci Quartet
October 18 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Trumpeter and Mack Avenue Recording artist Dominick Farinacci graduated from The Juilliard School in 2005, launching his career in Japan with a prolific run of eight albums, later releasing four more globally. He has been featured in Vanity Fair and on ABC’s Good Morning America and gave a TED Talk in 2014 at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. His band has performed at Newport Jazz Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and festivals and clubs throughout the world.
He served as Ambassador to Jazz at Lincoln Center in Qatar from 2013-2015, working to further integrate music into communities worldwide in culturally collaborative ways.
His latest album, Short Stories, was produced by legendary Grammy Award-winning producer Tommy LiPuma, and featured guest artists such as Jacob Collier, Christian McBride, and Steve Gadd.
Dominick has been successful in bringing music into new communities through Arts and Mental Health and Education. He created Modern Warrior LIVE with US Army Veteran Jaymes Poling, a theatrical touring production that heightens awareness around PTSD and the potential for growth through traumatic experiences. MWL debuted at both Amazon Headquarters and the National Council for Behavioral Health. He has been a leading advocate in music and education development. He is the Tri-C JazzFest Academy director, a pre-college jazz program, at the Gill and Tommy LiPuma Center for Creative Arts at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, Ohio.