Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound shows what happens “After the Curtain”

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com “This may be my last chance, to tell the truth about what happened.  Then whoever reads this won’t make the same mistakes I have.” These are the opening lines that Vincent (Emmy-winning choreographer … [Continue reading]

A Conversation with Michael Tyler

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I am very excited to welcome singer-songwriter Michael “MT” Tyler to Jake’s Take. As a descendant of the Father of Country Music, the late Jimmie Rodgers, MT began to hone his skills as a musician when he … [Continue reading]

All eyes are on Alicia Keys as “The Voice: Season 12” Blind Auditions conclude!

Alicia Keys The Voice

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com This is it! The Voice: Season 12 Blind Auditions concluded tonight. Alicia Keys needed to score two artists, while Adam, Blake, and Gwen only need one more singer to complete their teams. Who were the last … [Continue reading]

“The Voice: Season 12” Blind Auditions hits the home stretch

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Voice: Season 12 Blind Auditions is about to hit the home stretch. Adam Levine, Alicia Keys, Blake Shelton, and Gwen Stefani have only tonight and Tuesday to fill up their teams! Before we get to … [Continue reading]

Charming & Hook’s friendship is put to the test on “Once Upon A Time”

Charming and Hook Once Upon A Time

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com One surprising friendship that has blossomed over the past four years is the relationship between David and Captain Hook. The two prominent men started out as adversaries back in Season Two as Hook came to … [Continue reading]

A Conversation with Shaping Sound’s Teddy Forance

Teddy Forance Shaping Sound

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, … [Continue reading]

“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 … [Continue reading]

A Conversation with Deborah Silver

Deborah Silver The Gold Standards

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 … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

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

Divide Ed Sheeran

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 … [Continue reading]

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