The Five Question Challenge with Bari Leigh

Bari Leigh Starfish Music

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I am so delighted to welcome Bari Leigh to Jake’s Take. The Nashville-based singer-songwriter is the latest artist to follow in the musical footsteps of several iconic superstars such as Dolly Parton, Etta … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Patriotic Playlist-Fourth of July edition

Whitney Houston's triumphant performance of the National Anthem moved a nation! (Photo property of George Rose/Getty Images)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is almost time to kick off the Fourth of July weekend festivities! But, before you crank up the grill and light your fireworks, Jake’s Take has created a playlist that will entertain your guests at your … [Continue reading]

The Five Question Challenge with Lee Greenwood

Lee Greenwood God Bless The USA

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is beyond an honor and a thrill to have Lee Greenwood visit Jake’s Take. Since he began his legendary career back in 1962, Mr. Greenwood released 30 albums, had seven #1 hits and 25 charted songs … [Continue reading]

“AGT” continues to explode with talent

For the second time this season, "America's Got Talent's" Extreme acts turned up the heat with their electrifying stunts. (Photo property of NBC, FremantleMedia North America & SYCO TV)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America’s Got Talent is on Week Six of its auditions! So far, countless acts such as Pyro Boy, Damone Rippy, Cliff Ryder, Doctor Danger and Metal Mulisha have taken both the viewers and the judges’ to the … [Continue reading]

The Five Question Challenge with Jeff Dye

Jeff Dye at NBC

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Tonight is the last night of NBC’s I Can Do That! For the past couple of weeks, six celebrities were challenged to go outside of their comfort zone and perform with outstanding entertainment acts such as the … [Continue reading]

A Conversation with Dessy Di Lauro

Neo-ragtime artist Dessy Di Lauro is the latest artist to have "A Conversation" with "Jake's Take." (Photo property of Sean Alexnadder)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Dessy Di Lauro to this edition of A Conversation. The Montreal native turned Los Angeles transplant is at the forefront of a new kind of musical genre called: Neo-Ragtime. In … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take: Potential replacements for Howard Stern on “AGT”

Howard Stern leaves AGT

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Hate to break it to you, America’s Got Talent fans…but after this season, the King of All Media is leaving the show! Howard Stern broke the news to his Sirius Radio listeners that he will leave the table as … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Movie Review: Ted 2

Mark Wahlberg Ted 2 poster

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com What is the major difference between Winnie the Pooh and Ted? Winnie the Pooh is a kind, loving and honey-obsessed resident of Hundred Acre Wood (and multiple Disney parks worldwide). Ted, on the other hand, … [Continue reading]

Heidi Klum goes for the Golden Buzzer on “AGT”

AGT Heidi Klum 2015

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com So far, the tenth anniversary season of America’s Got Talent has featured memorable auditions that ranged from the extremely dangerous (Dr. Danger & Cliff Ryder) and heart stopping (Metal Mulisha & Wayne … [Continue reading]

Best Albums of 2015 (So Far)

Zedd True Colors

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Hundreds of albums have been dropped during the first half of 2015! But, only 16 gems stood out from the crowd! In order to qualify for this list, the artists must have at least SIX quality tracks that were … [Continue reading]

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