Farko Rustamovich Dosumov was born in the city of Tashkent, Uzbekistan. He had begun taking lessons on the classical guitar when he was ten, and then switched to the electric bass at fourteen years of age. After winning the green card lottery in 1999 at the age of nineteen he moved to New York City to pursue a future career in music. Farko later attended Cornish College of the Arts, located in Seattle, Washington, and specialized in jazz bass. Since then, he has played with many talented artists and groups such as The Danny Godinez Band, Michael Shrieve’s Spellbinder, Randy Oxford Band, Flowmotion, Pura Fe, Jazzukha and most recently his own group Farko Collective.