Jacob Sweet has been a fixture in the Chicago music scene since 1990. He has performed over 2,000 shows as a solo artist and with various groups, including his band Underwater People, to crowds large and small, in every imaginable type of venue. He is active in the recording world and has played guitar on over 20 albums and dozens of commercial jingles. In 2008, he contributed guitar to several of Barack Obama’s campaign commercials including one filmed by Steven Spielberg. He has been on the faculty of the Old Town School of Folk Music since 1997 and is a graduate of the DePaul University music school.

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