A Conversation with Davis Mallory

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Imagine you just finished participating in a season of one of MTV’s most recognizable reality TV shows of all-time! While everyone is celebrating at the show’s after-party, one single question haunts your mind: “What am I going to do next?”  That was the question Davis Mallory asked the producer of the […]

Jake’s Take: I Stand with Kesha

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Multiple news outlets such as The Hollywood Reporter, Kansas City Star and USA Today have reported that a New York Supreme Court judge has refused to let pop singer Kesha Sebert be freed from her contract with Sony Music. Kesha initially wanted out of her contract when she claimed longtime producer […]

A Conversation with Clark Beckham

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a shame that American Idol is finishing its run this year. Without the long-running FOX talent competition, we would not have discovered several talented musicians. Among the countless singers that this iconic show has found includes Clark Beckham. While he only received a “Yes” from Jennifer Lopez and Keith […]

Artists shine at 2016 Grammy Awards

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com This is it! Tonight, some of the biggest stars in the music industry performed at the Staples Center for music’s biggest night. Which artists soared to the top? Who took home the most awards? Read on to find out… (Editor’s Note: I have graded each performance) Taylor Swift kicked off the […]

Jake’s Take: My Favorite Grammy Moments of the 2000s & 2010s

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Tomorrow night, music’s biggest artists and producers will gather at the Staples Center for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards! But, before host LL Cool J and the rest of the performers will take the stage, Jake’s Take is looking back on some of the best moments from the past 16 years! […]

New Music Releases: Week of February 12, 2016

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to another exciting edition of New Music Releases! Let’s get things started.   Wonderful Crazy Night by Elton John Sir Elton John and Bernie Taupin are one of my all-time favorite songwriting teams. Between Bernie’s superb lyrics and Elton’s outstanding arrangements, they have conquered countless music charts and earned numerous […]

New Music Releases: Week of January 25, 2016

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to another exciting edition of New Music Releases! Let’s get this party started! This Is Acting by Sia Ever since she collaborated David Guetta on his 2011 smash, “Titanium,” singer-songwriter Sia Furler has become the millennial generation’s Carole King.  She has co-written songs that have been performed by Beyoncé, Britney, […]

A Conversation with Justin Morelli

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Justin Morelli to Jake’s Take.  The New York City singer-songwriter is one artist that you need to keep track of this year. His innate ability to blend the legendary soul of Stevie Wonder and rock vibes of Elvis Presley with the sound of pop kings […]

A Conversation with Jessica Sanchez

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Jessica Sanchez to Jake’s Take. Since she was 10-years-old, Ms. Sanchez has blown worldwide audiences away thanks to her appearances on Showtime on the Apollo’s Kid Stars of Tomorrow and the first season of America’s Got Talent in 2006. But, it was not until 2012, […]

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