The Five Question Challenge with Lorenzo Doryon

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Lorenzo Doryon to Jake’s Take. Originally from Italy, Lorenzo traveled to Los Angeles for a career in the entertainment industry.  He is a model that has a massive following Instagram with over 553 thousand followers.  Lorenzo was featured in massive national and international campaigns for […]

Jake’s Take: Early Thoughts & Predictions On The 2019 Grammy Noms

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is the most wonderful time of the year! The Recording Academy announced the artists, producers, and songwriters that have beennominated to receive a Grammy Award.  Jake’s Take looks at some of the mostcompetitive races that social media influencers and music tastemakers arealready buzzing about. We also made early predictions and […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (Week of December 7, 2018)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is hard to believe that I wrote my second to last Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews of 2018! There has been an incredible amount of great (and at times abysmal) music that was released this year.  As usual, I have scoured the iTunes Store and the Internet to talk about […]

A Conversation with Singer-Songwriter Joel Taylor

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome singer-songwriter Joel Taylor to Jake’s Take. The multi-instrumentalist relocated from his native Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the music industry. When he arrived in the City of Angels, Joel rented a room from renowned guitar maker James Trussart, and he […]

Jake’s Take’s Concert Reviews: Van Alden At Arlene’s Grocery

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Before Paul Abrahamian became a household name on CBS’s Big Brother, he was an accomplished musician and frontman for his band, Van Alden.  2018 has been a big year for Van Alden as they released the band’s self-titled debut EP. Currently, Van Alden is traveling across North America to commemorate the […]

The Five Question Challenge with Hudson Taylor’s Alfie and Harry

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Hudson Taylor’s Alfie and Harry Hudson-Taylor to Jake’s Take. Since the duo released their 2015 debut album, Singing for Strangers, the Irish Americana brothers have taken the music world by storm.  This year, Hudson Taylor supported Hozier as the “Nina Cried Power” singer-songwriter traveled across […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews: The 2018 Black Friday Edition

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com   Attention, shoppers! You survived Thanksgiving! Up next, Black Friday! If you are heading out looking for gifts for the music lovers in your life, here are some of the albums that I would recommend that you check out as potential gifts for Christmas and Hanukkah. We got a lot of […]

Jake’s Take’s Concert Reviews: Indie Collaborative At Carnegie Hall

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com  Since its opening in April 1891, Carnegie Hall has hosted a variety of performers that ranged from classical musicians to controversial comedians. On November 19, the historic concert venue’s Weill Recital Hall welcomed another group of extraordinary musicians— the Indie Collaborative. The Indie Collaborative is an international group of over 2,000 […]

A Conversation with Matthew Olshefski-The Shirtless Violinist

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Matthew Olsheski, “The Shirtless Violinist,” to Jake’s Take. As the Shirtless Violinist, Matthew showcases his impeccable musical talent to use on his never-ending quest to make classical music sexy. He brought his journey to YouTube, where he wowed fans with his excellent and creative videos.  […]

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