Phoenix Jakob, one of New York’s fresh new fashion faces and loudest unheard voices releases his debut single, “Somewhere Man”on itunes. On the heels of a celebratory week; where Luxottica launched a stunning black and white photo campaign for Oliver Peoples, with Phoenix as the face behind the American luxury eyewear brand.
The 19-year-old Brooklyn native is the bi-racial-bi-product of a French artist father and American film director mother. Music, acting and modeling are the trifecta that Phoenix channels his creativity through.
This young singer songwriter, is a classically trained pianist & guitarist. Who enlisted the talents of Kristin Wilkinson, a Nashville based composer to help arrange the strings (viola, violin, cello) on “Somewhere Man” along side engineer Obie O’Brien (Bon Jovi, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen and Marianne Faithful).
The summer of 2018 was filled with photo shoots and long recording sessions recording between New York, Los Angeles and Nashville. “I believe music to be my first passion. It’s written from a teenage perspective so there’s a lot of emotion in it…at this moment I am going through so many things.” says the multi-talented artist. Likened sonically, to both a young John Mayer or Ed Sheeran, Phoenix looks forward to releasing his video for “Somewhere Man”.
Currently signed to Click Models, Phoenix has walked the runways of NYFW, recently shot and done campaigns for Vogue Brazil, W Magazine, Vulkan Magazine, Dazed and Confused, Nicopanda, Duckie Brown, Urban Outfitters, American Eagle and appeared in National commercials for Coca Cola, and Mountain Dew with the Migos.
Phoenix currently balances his time between NYC and Los Angeles, is a Taurus, can often be seen striking his one leg in the air pose while respectfully loving waffles.
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