Jake’s Take: New Music Reviews-Week of April 7, 2017

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the first April 2017 edition of Jake’s Take’s New Music Releases. We have a lot of ground to cover as Top 40 favorites, music legends, friends to the blog, and rising artists have uploaded new music to satisfy our ears. So, let’s get this party started.   PTX. Vol. […]

“The Voice: Season 12” Knockout Rounds begin with surprising eliminations

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Tonight, the Season 12 Knockout Rounds began! Before we get to the recap, here is where our teams stand: Team Adam: Johnny Hayes, Mark Isaiah, Jesse Larson, Josh West, Malik Davage, Hanna Eyre, Autumn Turner (stolen from Team Alicia), & Davina Leone (stolen from Team Gwen). Team Alicia: Anatalia Villaranda, Lilli […]

Kansas City Fashion Week veterans steal the 2017 Fall/Winter finale spotlight

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It was the final night of the 2017 Fall/Winter Collections edition of the Kansas City Fashion Week (KCFW)! For the grand finale, Kansas City Fashion Week turned to some familiar faces to close out the season. As the KCFW audience took their seats, they found the latest issue of Vintage KC. […]

Metro fashion designers shine during Friday’s Kansas City Fashion Week

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Jake’s Take is thrilled to once again cover Kansas City Fashion Week (KCFW)’s Fall/Winter 2017 Collections. KCFW changed locations this year as it began a new chapter at the Grand Hall. Built in 1931, the Grand Hall retains the splendor of the 1930s, while bringing elements of the modern era […]

A Conversation with Eric Schwartz

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome comedian Eric Schwartz to Jake’s Take. Eric is a multi-dimensional showman whose stand-up, sketches, songs, and characters have led to collaborations with Jason Mraz, Craig Robinson, Disney, Yahoo, and Headline News Network.  His work has also caught the attention of Jay Leno, GQ India (who […]

A duel between two Evil Queens headlines “Once Upon A Time”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Ladies and gentlemen, take your seats! It is time for the epic duel between two Evil Queens! In one corner, Storybrooke’s mayor and former evildoer Regina Mills. Over the past six seasons, we have seen Regina lose the title of Evil Queen and embrace her inner goodness as she became one […]

Happy Birthday Aretha Franklin: 12 Unforgettable Pop Culture Moments

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Happy Birthday, Aretha Franklin! On Saturday, The Queen of Soul turned 75-years-old. Jake’s Take is celebrating the music legend’s milestone birthday with 12 unforgettable pop culture moments.   “Two to Tango” with Ray Charles (1975) The Queen of Soul teamed up with the Genius with their interpretation of “It’s Take Two […]

Happy Birthday Elton John: His 15 Best Collaborations

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com We want to wish a very Happy Birthday to one of our greatest music heroes of all-time: Sir Elton John To commemorate his birthday, Jake’s Take is revealing our favorite Sir Elton John duets. “Border Song” with Aretha Franklin (1993) The Queen of Soul invited Elton John to participate in her […]

Jake’s Take: New Music Reviews (Week of March 24, 2017)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to Jake’s Take: New Music Reviews!  This week, Jake’s Take spotlighted several Top 40 favorites and friends to the blog!  Let’s get this party started. Home by Collabro Calling all American Collaborators! Collabro’s Home finally dropped today. Home is the first full-length studio album that features the group as a quartet. […]

The Five Question Challenge with Taya Marquis

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Taya Marquis to Jake’s Take. The Los Angeles-based artist envisioned being a songwriter since she was a little girl and her epiphany of being an artist happened over a series of writing and studio sessions. Her peers were always encouraging her towards being an artist, […]

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