A Conversation with Eric Schwartz

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome comedian Eric Schwartz to Jake’s Take. Eric is a multi-dimensional showman whose stand-up, sketches, songs, and characters have led to collaborations with Jason Mraz, Craig Robinson, Disney, Yahoo, and Headline News Network.  His work has also caught the attention of Jay Leno, GQ India (who […]

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A duel between two Evil Queens headlines “Once Upon A Time”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Ladies and gentlemen, take your seats! It is time for the epic duel between two Evil Queens! In one corner, Storybrooke’s mayor and former evildoer Regina Mills. Over the past six seasons, we have seen Regina lose the title of Evil Queen and embrace her inner goodness as she became one […]

Happy Birthday Aretha Franklin: 12 Unforgettable Pop Culture Moments

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Happy Birthday, Aretha Franklin! On Saturday, The Queen of Soul turned 75-years-old. Jake’s Take is celebrating the music legend’s milestone birthday with 12 unforgettable pop culture moments.   “Two to Tango” with Ray Charles (1975) The Queen of Soul teamed up with the Genius with their interpretation of “It’s Take Two […]

Happy Birthday Elton John: His 15 Best Collaborations

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com We want to wish a very Happy Birthday to one of our greatest music heroes of all-time: Sir Elton John To commemorate his birthday, Jake’s Take is revealing our favorite Sir Elton John duets. “Border Song” with Aretha Franklin (1993) The Queen of Soul invited Elton John to participate in her […]

Jake’s Take: New Music Reviews (Week of March 24, 2017)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to Jake’s Take: New Music Reviews!  This week, Jake’s Take spotlighted several Top 40 favorites and friends to the blog!  Let’s get this party started. Home by Collabro Calling all American Collaborators! Collabro’s Home finally dropped today. Home is the first full-length studio album that features the group as a quartet. […]

The Five Question Challenge with Taya Marquis

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Taya Marquis to Jake’s Take. The Los Angeles-based artist envisioned being a songwriter since she was a little girl and her epiphany of being an artist happened over a series of writing and studio sessions. Her peers were always encouraging her towards being an artist, […]

“The Voice: Season 12” Battle Rounds continue

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It’s Night Two of The Voice: Season 12! Who shined? Who was stolen? Read on to find out! As Alicia and Blake plotted against Adam, Gwen and her guest advisor Celine Dion had girl time. She paired Johnny Gates and Sammie Zonana and gave them Celine Dion’s cover of “I Drove […]

The Five Question Challenge with Kendra Black

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Kendra Black to Jake’s Take. This New York-based singer, dancer, and actress has performed in venues around the world including the Caribbean, Egypt, France, Italy, and Monte Carlo.  Kendra also trained under the guidance of teachers from several top music schools including the Music Conservatory […]

All eyes were on Team Alicia & Team Blake as “The Voice: Season 12” Battle Rounds began

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Attention! The Voice: Season 12 Battle Rounds are here. Each coach will be pairing their chosen artists against each other to find out, who will move on to the Knockout Rounds.  To help Adam Levine, Alicia Keys, Blake Shelton, and Gwen Stefani train their artists for this crucial round, the coaches […]

Jake’s Take: The June 2017 DC Comics Solicitations-WonderCon Preview

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com WonderCon is upon us! Next week, Comic-Con International’s three-day pop culture festival returns to the Anaheim Convention Center from March 31 to April 2, 2017.  In anticipation of this, DC Comics released it’s June 2017 solicitations.  Before you head to WonderCon, here are some of the stories that might play a […]

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