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 […]

Jake’s Take Casts ‘Big Brother 2: All-Stars’: Part Two-The Women

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last month, I revealed my picks for the previous male houseguests to revisit Big Brother for a potential second All-Stars season of the CBS series. Here are my picks for the female houseguests, that I would love to re-enter the Big Brother house in the future.   Houseguest #1: Britney Haynes […]

Meet The First Group of ‘America’s Got Talent: Season 13’ Finalists

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, 11 acts returned to the Dolby Theatre. Their one goal was to receive America’s votes and be named a Season 13 finalist.  In all honesty, the variety acts stepped up to the plate, while the music acts faltered. I believe that Duo Transcend, Junior New System, Shin Lim, Samuel […]

The ‘America’s Got Talent: Season 13’ Semifinals Begin

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The America’s Got Talent: Season 13 Semifinals Rounds began tonight at the Dolby Theatre. 11 acts will face off against for a few spots in the Season 13 finale.  Which acts scored excellent points with the audience? Who was buzzed by the Judges (Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Mel B, and Howie […]

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