Mike Furey got the inside scoop on Jed Root, owner of famed artist agency Jed Root, Inc., and his success with transforming his agency from a small operation in his former East Village apartment to an international boutique firm. Representing such young artists as Brett Bailey, Damon Baker and Luke Abby, Root embraces technology to promote and showcase his latest expenditures, while managing a very multidimensional company which incorporates photography, fashion, make up, illustration, etc. From having sung backup for a B-52s song to embracing the darker side of ‘70s music, Root works with fresh faces to bring a new world of artistry into the light.
Words / Mike Furey
Jed Root photographed by David Armstrong
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