A Conversation with the Johnsons

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Clayton, Chantry, and Connor Johnson to Jake’s Take. Hailing from Los Angeles, the Johnsons are taking the pop rock genre by storm. Collectively, both Clayton and Chantry were in the respective line-ups of recording groups Stereo Skyline and The Cab. Their groups had the unique […]

The Five Question Challenge with Magic Giant

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a privilege to welcome Magic Giant to Jake’s Take. Magic Giant is composed of singer-songwriter Austin Bisnow and instrumentalists Zambricki Li (banjo, violin, and harmonica) and Zang (acoustic guitar and cello). Since their formation in 2014, the Los Angeles-based trio Magic Giant has captured the imaginations of music fans […]

The Five Question Challenge with David Dastmalchian

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a privilege to welcome actor David Dastmalchian to Jake’s Take. The rising performer is in his hometown of Kansas City for Planet Comicon, the city’s largest and longest-running comic book convention and pop culture expo. Mr. Dastmalchian is one of the 33 media guests that will be interacting with […]

“American Ninja Warrior” takes over Kansas City

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com For the past eight years, NBC’s sports action competition series American Ninja Warrior (ANW) has captured the hearts of the nation. ANW will be returning to the National Broadcasting Company for the sixth summer to look for the best athletes in the country. Their season nine search brought the show back […]

The Five Question Challenge with Tom Bleasby

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome singer-songwriter Tom Bleasby to Jake’s Take. The British singer first came in the international public eye when he recorded a virtual duet with Jessie J on the Smule Sing! Karaoke App. Their cover of Pitch Perfect 2’s “Flashlight” was viewed over 17 million times.  Also, […]

The Five Question Challenge with James P. Connolly

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome comedian James P. Connolly to Jake’s Take. James served in the Marine Corps during Operation Desert Storm, where he was forced to write jokes for his Colonel.  James’ humor and personality lead him to host numerous programs for Comedy Central, HBO, and VH1. He also […]

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 […]

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, […]

The Five Question Challenge with Kendra Black

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Kendra Black to Jake’s Take. This New York-based singer, dancer, and actress has performed in venues around the world including the Caribbean, Egypt, France, Italy, and Monte Carlo.  Kendra also trained under the guidance of teachers from several top music schools including the Music Conservatory […]

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 was 10-years-old. Five years later, his life changed when he met producer Michael Knox […]

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