Jennifer Hudson Returns To ‘The Voice’ As Season 15 Blinds Begin

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Oscar and Grammy-winning performer Jennifer Hudson returned to The Voice to join Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, and fellow American Idol alum Kelly Clarkson to the coaches’ chairs.   Did any of the coaches find the talent necessary to join Cassadee Pope, Tessanne Chin, Jordan Smith, Sundance Hand, and Chloe Kohanski in the […]

A Conversation with YouTube Creator & Science Influencer Nick Uhas

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome science influencer and YouTube content creator Nick Uhas to Jake’s Take. Nick started his media career at 17-years-old when he was a professional stunt rollerblader for the Team Rollerblade USA.  When he was not skating, Nick attended college and studied video production at Yale University […]

‘AGT’ Concludes With A Star-Studded Season 13 Finale

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com This is it! After hundreds of auditions, nine Golden Buzzer acts, four guest judges, and surprising eliminations (we missed you last night, Aaron Crow, Angel City Chorale, Christina Wells, Hans, and We Three), the Season 13 finale entered its final stage.  Which act joined the likes of Terry Fator, Kenichi Ebina, […]

The Five Question Challenge with Singer Christina Wells

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a real honor and privilege to welcome singer Christina Wells to Jake’s Take. Christina became a household name when she first auditioned for America’s Got Talent (AGT) during the Season 13 Judges Auditions.  The registered nurse delivered a moving performance of Hairspray’s “I Know Where I’ve Been” and received […]

The Top 10 Music Performances from “AGT: Season 13”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Tonight, America’s Got Talent: Season 13 finalists will take the Dolby Theatre stage to deliver perfect performances for a chance to earn the $1,000,000 grand prize and a chance to headline their show in Las Vegas.  Jake’s Take reveals some of the best music-based performances of the season!  #10: Hans- “Spice […]

A Conversation with Angel City Chorale’s Artistic Director Sue Fink

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a real honor and privilege to welcome Angel City Chorale’s Artistic Director, Sue Fink, to Jake’s Take. She founded the choir in 1993 at McCabe’s Guitar Shop in Santa Monica, California. While Angel City Chorale started out with just 18 members, it currently has over 160 members from diverse […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (Week of September 14, 2018)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the first New Music Reviews of Fall 2018!  A lot of music veterans released new material over the past couple of weeks.  So, let’s get this party started!   Cry Pretty by Carrie Underwood Carrie Underwood released her first album since 2015’s Storyteller. This album also marked the American […]

BTS visits ‘AGT’ as the Season 13 finalists are revealed

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com South Korean boy band BTS (the Bangtan Boys) are making a huge splash in the music industry. BTS has a massive social media following with 13 million Instagram followers and 16 million Twitter followers.  The group also won two Billboard Music Awards, two iHeartRadio Music Awards, and four Radio Disney […]

A Conversation with Fitness Entrepreneur Nick Drossos

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com   It is a privilege to welcome Nick Drossos to Jake’s Take.  The fitness entrepreneur is certified as both a personal trainer and strength training in several significant fitness brands such as TRX, CanFitPro, KettleBell Academy, and Fitness Kickboxing Yogafit.  Nick also mastered numerous fighting styles such as traditional martial arts […]

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