A Conversation with Shaping Sound’s Teddy Forance

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome to Jake’s Take: Shaping Sound co-creator Teddy Forance! He has had the opportunity to work with some of the greatest recording artists of all-time including Madonna, Janet Jackson, Kylie Minogue, Usher, and Lady Gaga. Teddy also performed on numerous award shows such as the American […]

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“The Voice: Season 12” artists perform the classics

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Author’s note: Due to Kansas City weather, I was unable to cover Monday night’s “The Voice: Season 12” Blind Auditions.  If there were a theme to describe night two of the second week of The Voice: Season 12 Blind Auditions, it would be a tribute to some of the greatest artists […]

A Conversation with Deborah Silver

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome recording artist Deborah Silver to Jake’s Take. Born in Mississippi, the singer-actress has mastered the Great American Songbook and honed her craft by performing across the United States including at prestigious venues such as Lincoln Center and Feinstein’s/54 Below.  Also, Ms. Silver also had the […]

Swan Queen’s wish realm journey continues on “Once Upon A Time”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome back to Season Six, Once Upon A Time fans! The last time we saw our favorite Storybrooke residents in December, The Evil Queen captured Aladdin’s lamp and wished that Emma Swan would be transported from the realm.  Aladdin sent Emma into a fantasy world, where she never separated from Henry […]

Jake’s Take: New Music Reviews (Week of March 3, 2017)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the first March edition of Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews! In this edition, several of our Top 40 favorite artists are back releasing new material. Also, I will be introducing you to several incredible artists, who might be making big moves throughout the remainder of the year. Now, let’s […]

Adam Levine meltsdown as “The Voice: Season 12” Blinds continue

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com For the first time in Voice history, fans saw Adam Levine lose his cool during the Season 12 Blind Auditions.  Previews for tonight’s special Thursday edition showed the three-time Voice winning coach moping on the floor of the Universal Studios Hollywood soundstage as he exclaimed that he wanted to be left […]

“The Voice: Season 12” Blind Auditions continue

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, the three-time Emmy-winning singing competition The Voice returned for Season 12. Gwen Stefani rejoined Adam, Alicia, and Blake at the coaches’ dais and the Blind Auditions were off to a roaring start. Tonight, the Season 12 Blind Auditions continued as more artists hoped that their voice would be enough […]

Gwen Stefani returns to “The Voice” to kickstart Season 12

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The possible next Mrs. Blake Shelton is back! Former No Doubt frontwoman and fashionista Gwen Stefani is back in the coaches’ den. It has been three seasons since Team Gwen’s Jeffrey Austin became her first artist to make it to The Voice finale. Now, Gwen is ready to mentor her artists […]

Jimmy Kimmel hosts The 89th Academy Awards

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It’s Oscar time! Tonight, the longtime ABC late-night host, Jimmy Kimmel left his studio at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood and walked across to the Dolby Theatre where the biggest names in film gathered to celebrate the best in cinema. All eyes will be on La La Land, which tied […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews: Week of February 24, 2017

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews! We have a lot of ground to cover, so let’s get this party started. The Breaker by Little Big Town After taking a detour in the pop music world with Pharrell Williams last year, Little Big Town is firmly back in their country roots. […]

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