A Conversation with The BalCONy’s Kenny Holland & Wesley Stromberg

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is rare to see lighting in the bottle chemistry in today’s music industry. However, one duo that could test this theory is The BalCONy’s Kenny Holland and Wesley Stromberg! Both Kenny and Wesley individually have made big splashes in the music industry as Kenny has amassed over 1,800,000 followers on […]

A Conversation with Barbara Padilla

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is such a joy to welcome one of my all-time favorite popera songbirds to Jake’s Take. Soprano Barbara Padilla first came into the public eye when she delivered a powerful cover of the opera standard “O Mio Babbino Caro” during the America’s Got Talent: Season Four Houston auditions. After […]

New Music Releases: Week of July 20, 2015

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Hello everyone! This week’s New Music Features brings together a diverse group of talent from artists that are just starting out to music royalty. Not An Apology by Bea Miller I cannot believe it has been three years since Bea Miller first appeared on the now defunct American version of X […]

New Music Releases: Week of July 13,2015

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the latest edition of New Music Releases! We have a lot of ground to cover this week…so let’s get the show on the road. Sometime Last Night by R5 One of the hottest pop rock bands on the planet is R5. Made up of siblings Ross, Riker, Rocky and […]

New Music Releases (Week of July 6, 2015)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the very first July 2015 edition of New Music Releases! I have a lot of music to get to…so let’s get this party started. VHS by X Ambassadors The New York-based Alternative band X Ambassadors kicks off New Music Releases. After releasing two EPs on super producer Alex da […]

The Five Question Challenge with That Poppy

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com One of the most intriguing artists who is fascinating music fans and social media users around the world is That Poppy. After accumulating over 9,000 Facebook fans and 16,000 Instagram followers with her captivating posts, the Nashville singer-songwriter’s quirky personality caught the attention of Island Records. Before she joined artists such […]

The Five Question Challenge with Bari Leigh

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 James and Bobbie Gentry. Like her heroes, Ms. Leigh took a bold step that sets herself apart from […]

Jake’s Patriotic Playlist-Fourth of July edition

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 parties and put both patriotism and American pride at the forefront of your weekend. […]

The Five Question Challenge with Lee Greenwood

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 including “She’s Lyin’,” “Going Going Gone,” “Somebody’s Gonna Love You” and his duet with […]

A Conversation with Dessy Di Lauro

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 order to get create this superb musical hybrid, Ms. Di Lauro took the music shaped […]

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