Saxophonist and flautist who is known for his solo records on CTI and as a member of Chick Corea's group Return to Forever.
He played with The Thad Jones / Mel Lewis Orchestra in the 1960s.
He released two albums with Fuse One in the early 1980s.
He was born in Chicago Heights in Illinois.
His daughter filed a lawsuit against Kanye West for sampling Farrell's 1974 track "Upon This Rock" without permission.