Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews: Week of April 26, 2019

Welcome to the second April edition of Jake’s Take’s New Music Editions. We have a lot of music to look over, so let’s get the party started! HOMECOMING: The Live Album by Beyonce Beyonce Knowles-Carter is the Queen of dropping surprise albums. On April 17, the “Freedom” singer-songwriter released HOMECOMING: The Live Album, which was […]

Jake’s Take New Music Reviews: Week of April 12, 2019

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to another exciting edition of Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews! We have a lot of music to digest, so let’s get this party started. The Ghost of Ohio by Andy Black Andy Black released his sophomore album: The Ghost of Ohio. Following the success of his 2016 solo outing The […]

Catching Up with James Sismanes (the 2019 Edition)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I always enjoy when James Sismanes visits Jake’s Take. James Sismanes is Melbourne, Australia-based creative entrepreneur who turns everything he touches into gold. He collectively composed over 300 jingles on Audio Jingle and Pond5. In addition, he released his first book, The Art of Being Jonny.  Under his stage name, Simmy, […]

The Five Question Challenge with Calan Mai

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome singer-songwriter Calan Mai to Jake’s Take. The Queensland, Australia-native began making music as a teenager when he caught the music bug.  His passion for music lead him to release an acoustic demo of “We’ve Got Love,” which found its way onto the airwaves of college […]

Jake’s Take’s Concert Reviews: Samm Henshaw at SoHo House

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com A crowd of music lovers, fans, and industry insiders packed into the Soho House New York City for an intimate performance from rising R&B singer-songwriter Samm Henshaw.  Since he released his 2015 debut extended play, The Sound Experiment, Samm Henshaw has built a significant following on social media. He supported James […]

A Conversation with Singer-Songwriter Maya Lavelle

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome singer-songwriter Maya Lavelle to Jake’s Take. Maya Lavelle studied classical music at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam ten years ago, where she earned her masters degree in advanced composition and orchestration.  Following graduation, Maya became noticed in the international music community.  The Young Composers Meeting awarded […]

Jake’s Take: Artists to Watch (Spring 2019 Edition)

‘Jake’s Take’s’ highlights its first full ‘Artists to Watch’ article of 2019! Ben Platt, Jai Wolf, Kat Holland, Monsta X & Zr. King headline!

Jake’s Take’s Concert Reviews: Branden + James at 54 Below

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Musical aficionados gathered at New York City’s Feinstein’s 54 Below to see Branden + James (tenor Branden James and his husband, cellist James Clark) perform. Individually, both men have impeccable accomplishments.  Branden was a finalist on America’s Got Talent: Season Eight and worked with the 12 Tenors.  Meanwhile, James accompanied Olivia […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews: Week of March 15, 2019

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to another exciting edition of Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews!  We have a lot of music to digest, so let’s get this party started. Girl by Maren Morris Music dynamo Maren Morris released her sophomore studio album on March 8. “The Middle” singer recruited a superb list of collaborators to […]

Catching Up with Wendy Starland (The 2019 Edition)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a privilege to welcome Wendy Starland back to Jake’s Take. The founder and CEO of Give Back Entertainment has used her platform to help create a nurturing environment for recording artists, as they pursue their own career in the recording industry. One global superstar that Wendy Starland discovered was […]

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