Danny Clinch has established himself as one of the premiere photographers of the popular music scene. He has photographed a wide range of artists, from Johnny Cash to Tupac Shakur, from Bjork to Bruce Springsteen.
His work has appeared in publications such as Vanity Fair, Spin, Rolling Stone, GQ, Esquire, The New Yorker, and The New York Times Magazine, and his photographs have appeared on hundreds of album covers.
Clinch has presented his work in numerous galleries and published two books: Discovery Inn (1998) and When the Iron Bird Flies (2000). Advertising clients include John Varvatos, Ray-Ban, Jeep, NASCAR, to name a few.
As a director, Clinch has received 2 Grammy Award nominations: in 2005 for Bruce Springsteen’s “Devils and Dust” and in 2009 for John Mayer’s “Where The Light Is.” He has also directed music videos for Willie Nelson, Tom Waits, Pearl Jam, John Legend, Mellissa Etheridge, Foo Fighters and Dave Matthews, among others.
Other music documentaries and concert films directed by Clinch include 2007′s “Immagine in Cornice,” following Pearl Jam through their Italy tour, 2006′s “Skin & Bones” featuring the Foo Fighters, and several films from the Bonnaroo music festival. In 2011 he completed “Live From Preservation Hall: A Louisiana Fairytale,” a film that documents the collaboration between My Morning Jacket and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band in the band’s historic New Orleans concert hall.