Carpinelli is a multi-instrumentalist activist scholar. He’s been a co-organizer for the last two Cascade Media Convergence’s. He’s a radio personality and volunteer with KBOO Community Radio and has worked on projects with the Bmedia Collective. Focusing on mass incarceration he’s the National Secretary for The Jericho Movement, and has worked with the International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee, IWW’s Incarcerated Worker Organizing Committee. Carpinelli played guitar, performed and recorded for the late master drummer Obo Addy from Ghana, and continues to produce the Portland based World Beat band Wamba, fusion band Ubuntu Project and is currently producing his first solo album “Shvvvr” to be prospectively released in 2017.