The Five Question Challenge with Peter & Evynne Hollens

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I am so delighted to welcome back longtime friend to the blog, Peter Hollens, and to welcome his wife, Evynne, to Jake’s Take. Both Peter and Evynne Hollens have been instrumental in bringing a cappella music to the forefront of the recording industry. Combined both of their respective YouTube channels […]

Jake’s Take’s Concert Reviews: Janet Jackson at Barclays Center

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I have waited two years to see Janet Jackson perform live! Halfway through her Unbreakable World Tour, Janet hit the pause button to start a family with her then-husband, Wissam Al Mana.  The “If” singer vowed that she would be back as soon as she gave birth to her son, Eissa.  […]

Team Adam tackles “The Voice: Season 13” Playoffs

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com (Editor’s Note: My source for “The Voice” coverage, MJs’ Big Blog, stated that Team Adam will perform tonight and that Team Miley will perform tomorrow night. We apologize in advance) All eyes were on Team Adam tonight as The Voice: Season 13 Playoffs continued. Who did the “Don’t Wanna Know” singer-songwriter […]

Team Blake & Team Jennifer kick off “The Voice: Season 13” Playoffs!

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Knockout Rounds are over! Let the Season 13 Playoffs commence! Throughout the week, all four teams will be facing off for a spot in the Season 13 live shows.  While Team Miley and Team Adam will perform on Tuesday and Wednesday, all eyes were on on Teams Blake and Jennifer […]

Jake’s Take: New Music Reviews (Week of November 10, 2017)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the very first November edition of Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews! Jake’s Take has checked out and listened to some of the latest music from today’s hottest artists and bands. In this edition, we look at new albums from two British crooners, dueling Voice coaches, two women that are […]

Jennifer Hudson has the last word on “The Voice: Season 13” Knockouts

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com All eyes were on Grammy and Oscar-winning coach Jennifer Hudson tonight! The winning Voice UK coach has the final Season 13 steal in her hand.  Who was the last member of Team JHUD? Read on to find out! Jennifer decided to pair two of her powerful singers, Chris Weaver and Katrina […]

Artists step up as “The Voice: Season 13” Knockout Rounds continue

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Voice: Season 13 is halfway done with the Knockout Rounds. Before we get to tonight’s recap, here are the artists that will be competing in next week’s Playoff Rounds: Team Adam: Addison Agen & Adam Cunningham (stolen from Team Blake) Team Miley: Ashland Craft & Janice Freeman Team Jennifer: Davon […]

Jake’s Take at the Movies-Thor: Ragnarok

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Thor: Ragnarok is out in theatres! The Mighty Thor (Chris Hemsworth) has made his glorious return to the big screen after sitting out from the game-changing Captain America: Civil War. But where was Thor as his friends tore each other apart? Read on to find out… Warning! Spoilers are ahead…. It […]

A Conversation with Siedah Garrett

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a real honor and privilege to welcome two-time Oscar-nominated singer-songwriter Siedah Garrett to Jake’s Take. Ms. Siedah Garrett has written songs for some of the most celebrated musicians of all-time such as Aretha Franklin, Earth, Wind and Fire, Miles Davis, and her mentor: Quincy Jones.  She also had the […]

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