Vinci played lead alto with the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band conducted by Jon Faddis. Vinci also played in the Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra and John Fedchock’s New York Big Band. Vinci is also is a featured soloist for many big bands in the USA and Europe, performing arrangements of his songs and original compositions.
In addition, Vinci is a veteran of Woody Herman and Gerry Mulligan big bands. He has performed at festivals such as North Sea, Kool, Montreaux, Monterey and Nice.