Young musicians are fascinating to watch. A mix of confidence and uncertainty. But mostly confidence. The good ones already know to simply let their music do their talking for them.
Jacob Brody was still in high school when I photographed him at Chicago Recording Company, or CRC as it’s better known. A ridiculous number of musicians have had their music recorded here over the years. A who’s who of … well, I’ll just steal this from the CRC Wikipedia page…
Michael Jackson, Carole King, Coldplay, Sting, Timbaland, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Queen Latifah, Death Cab for Cutie, Mavis Staples,Jeremih, Smokey Robinson, Celine Dion, The Cure, Jennifer Hudson, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Kanye West, Stone Temple Pilots, Liz Phair, Duran Duran,Fugazi, Ohio Players, Nine Inch Nails, Red Hot Chili Peppers, R. Kelly, Linkin Park, Alicia Keys, Garbage, Britney Spears, Aaliyah, Pharrell Williams, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube and Wilco.
And Jacob Brody.
Nice company to play in the echoes of. The kid had chops.