Adam Lambert & Pentatonix help celebrate Kansas City’s holiday season

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Two pop powerhouses teamed up to electrify Kansas City! International music phenom Adam Lambert and Grammy-winning a cappella sensations Pentatonix headlined KMXV Mix 93.3 FM’s Jingle Jam and both acts took the Silverstein Eye Center by storm.  For both artists, the Jingle Jam marked their respective third and second times performing […]

Jake’s Take: Top 40-Songs of the Year (2015 Edition)-Part Three

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Missed Part Two of my countdown? Click here! The countdown pushes forward! Did your favorite songs make the cut?  20. Sam Smith: “Writing’s On The Wall” Earlier this year, Sam Smith joined Dame Shirley Bassey, Madonna, Duran Duran, Chris Cornell, Sir Paul McCartney, Tina Turner, Gladys Knight and Adele in a […]

Jake’s Take: Top 40-Songs of the Year (2015 Edition): Part Two

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com If you missed part one, click here. The countdown continues! Read on to find out which music legends, rising stars, bands and Reality TV alums made it part two of my countdown. 30. Don Henley: “Take A Picture of This” Earlier this year, music icon Don Henley released his first solo […]

Jake’s Take: Top 40 Songs of the Year (the 2015 Edition)-Part One

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Christmas is just two weeks away and New Year’s Eve is just around the corner! You know what that means? 2015 is coming to a close! Throughout the holiday season, I have been counting down the Best of 2015 in both Reality TV and music. Today, Jake’s Take is revealing part […]

Jake’s Take: Best Albums of 2015-Part Three

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com If you missed part two, click here: http://jakes-take.com/2015/12/jakes-take-best-albums-of-2015-part-two/ This is it! Here are the five best albums of 2015!   5. Piece by Piece by Kelly Clarkson I am so glad that the Grammys showed Kelly Clarkson love for this impeccable pop album. Her seventh studio album is up for the […]

Jake’s Take: Best Albums of 2015-Part Two

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com If you missed part one, click here: http://jakes-take.com/2015/12/jakes-take-best-albums-of-2015-part-one/ 2015 was a great year for music legends! I am proud to say that four out of five entries in Part Two of my Best Albums of 2015  belong to music icons.   10. Déjà vu by Giorgio Moroder 75-year-old Giorgio Moroder kicks […]

Heart Rocks the Ribbon

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Hundreds of people gathered at the Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland to commemorate the Susan G. Komen Greater Kansas City’s inaugural Rock the Ribbon concert. This special event celebrated the strength and survivorship of Kansas City’s breast cancer survivors. Headlining the concert was four-time Grammy nominated rock group Heart. For […]

Jake’s Take: Best Albums of 2015-Part One

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Countless albums dropped over 2015! I have had the pleasure of reviewing a bulk of them and it was very difficult to determine which artists or groups made this countdown. I hope that this week’s three-part column will showcase a diverse group of artists representing multiple genres of music. Without further […]

A Conversation with Janita

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Brooklyn is one of New York City’s fastest growing boroughs. With over 2,600,000 people living in the borough, the City of Brooklyn has produced a diverse group of performing artists and musicians over the years.  While luminaries Woody Allen, Mel Brooks, Jimmy Fallon, Debbie Gibson, Jay-Z and Barbra Streisand have already […]

New Music Releases: Week of November 20, 2015

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to another exciting edition of New Music Releases! We have a lot of ground to cover…so let’s get this party started! 25 by Adele It has been four years since the Grammy and Oscar-winning singer-songwriter has released a full length studio album. 21 is my generation’s Thriller and has set […]

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