Catching Up with Scott Herman (The 2017 Edition)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I always enjoy when friend to the blog, Scott Herman, visits Jake’s Take! As Jake’s Take’s Fifth Anniversary Celebration starts to wind down, I could not have thought of a better friend to help me celebrate … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (The Mid-June Edition)

Katy Perry Witness

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews is back! In this edition, Jake’s Take looks at the latest music from the biggest Top 40 stars, two music legends, and a few up-and-coming acts. Without further ado, let’s … [Continue reading]

“America’s Got Talent: Season 12” Judges’ Auditions continue

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America’s Got Talent: Season 12 Judges’ Auditions continue! For the past two weeks, talented performers from around the world have made an impact on the Pasadena Civic Center audience.  Each of … [Continue reading]

A Batman Fan’s Tribute to Adam West (1928-2017)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com   Multiple sources included BBC News, Comic Book, The Hollywood Reporter, and Variety have reported that that Adam West has passed away on Friday, June 9 from a brief battle with leukemia. For this author, … [Continue reading]

Magic Giant casts its spell on Kansas City’s Riot Room

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to interview one of Rolling Stone’s 10 New Artists That You Need to Know: Magic Giant. Made up of frontman Austin Bisnow, banjo player Zambricki Li, and … [Continue reading]

A Conversation with Casey McQuillen

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Casey McQuillen to the blog. What makes this Boston, Massachusetts singer-songwriter stand out in the recording industry is her innate ability to connect her message of … [Continue reading]

“America’s Got Talent” welcomes new talent & host Tyra Banks

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America’s Got Talent (AGT) is back, and the NBC talent competition has a new host: Ms. Tyra Banks. The America’s Next Top Model creator and host will help veteran judges Howie Mandel, Mel B, fellow supermodel … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take: The Top 10 “America’s Got Talent” Golden Buzzer moments (so far)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com My favorite summer talent competition is back! America’s Got Talent (AGT) is returning Tuesday to NBC for its 12th season! Also making a splash for the fourth season in the row is the Golden Buzzer. For the … [Continue reading]

“The Voice” coaches of past, present, & future help crown the Season 12 champion

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Tonight, the show hosted a reunion of epic proportions as several Voice coaches from past seasons (CeeLo and Usher), present (Adam, Alicia, Blake, and Gwen), and future (Miley and Jennifer Hudson) visited the … [Continue reading]

“The Voice: Season 12” Final Four take the stage to fight for the championship

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com This is it! Tonight, the Season 12 Final Four---Chris Blue, Lauren Duski, Jesse Larson, and Aliyah Moulden sang three times (one final cover, one original song, and a duet with their coach. Which artists … [Continue reading]

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