Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews: Week of October 12, 2018

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com   Welcome to the latest edition of Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews! We have a lot of music to digest, so let’s get this party started!   A Star Is Born Soundtrack by Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper The fourth incarnation of the classic film A Star is Born starring Lady […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews: Week of September 28, 2018

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the very first New Music Reviews of Fall 2018!  We have a lot of new music that we need to unpack, so let’s get this party started! Tha Carter V by Lil Wayne One of rap music’s influential emcees surprised fans and the music industry by dropping his long-awaited […]

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 […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (Week of August 24, 2018)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com When Labor Day (September 3, 2018) hits, not only will I be celebrating my 30th birthday, but it will also signal the end of summer.  As students and teachers across the country are preparing to head back to school, several of our favorite artists have released new music to keep our […]

Jake’s Take Pays Tribute to Aretha Franklin (1942 to 2018)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com   It was great sadness that I have to report the death of one of the world’s greatest voices, the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. Countless media outlets such as CNN, Fox News, and USA Today reported that the Queen of Soul passed away at 76-years-old.  Recently, People indicated that the […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (Week of August 10, 2018)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the second-to-last Jake’s Take New Music Review of the Summer of 2018! We have a lot of ground to cover, so let’s gets this party started!   Queen by Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj surprisingly dropped her fourth studio album, Queen, on her fans! Fans will notice that there are […]

A Conversation with Singer-Songwriter Matt LeGrand

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome singer-songwriter Matt LeGrand to Jake’s Take. The Chicago native grew up surrounded by a lot of musical inspirations, and throughout his musical journey, Matt LeGrand experimented with various instruments such as the guitar and drums. He also dabbled in recording musical genres.  Matt’s talent caught […]

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