An all-star group of musicians help the Grammys celebrate Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder and friends perform at Grammy tributes

By: Jacob Elyachar, One of my all-time favorite singer-songwriters is music legend Stevie Wonder. The Motown icon has released over 23 studio albums, 10 number one hits on the Billboard Hot 100 and won over 25 Grammy Awards in his six decades in the recording industry. Tonight, several generations of artists came together to […]

New Music Releases: Week of February 9, 2015

Face the Fire Michelle Chamuel

By: Jacob Elyachar, Did everyone enjoy the Grammys? While Sam Smith is still taking his victory lap for his four wins, New Music Releases marches forward with artists who might just shake things up at the 2016 Grammy Awards.   Face the Fire by Michelle Chamuel One of Jake’s Take’s favorite Voice alums has […]

Superstars & legends rock the Staples Center to celebrate the 2015 Grammys

The Grammy 2015 performers

By: Jacob Elyachar, It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, it is not Christmas! It’s the Grammys! Tonight, the greatest artists in the world arrived in the Staples Center to entertain their fellow artists and the millions of viewers watching from all around the world. Read on to find out who won […]

Jake’s Take: My All-Time Favorite Grammy Moments

Beyonce and Tina Turner Grammys 2008

  By: Jacob Elyachar, The Grammys are tomorrow night! This year, a diverse group of artists ranging from current chart-toppers such as Katy Perry, Kanye West, Sam Smith and Jessie J to music legends such as Madonna, Sir Tom Jones and Sir Paul McCartney will be taking the Staples Center stage. As host LL […]

A Conversation with Collabro

Collabro BGT

By: Jacob Elyachar, It is a thrill to welcome English supergroup Collabro to Jake’s Take! Michael Auger, Richard Hadfield, Jamie Lambert, Matt Pagan and Thomas J. Redgrave captured the world’s attention when they showed off their impeccable harmonies when they auditioned for Britain’s Got Talent (BGT). After winning the show’s eighth season, the band […]

New Music Releases of February 1, 2015

The ladies of Fifth Harmony finally dropped their debut album today! Was it worth the wait? (Album cover property of SYCO Records & Epic Records)

By: Jacob Elyachar, Welcome to another exciting edition of New Music Releases! This week, I am taking a look at the latest material from Bob Dylan, a couple of fan-favorite bands and two new artists that are going to rock the music scene. Reflection by Fifth Harmony Three years ago, Fifth Harmony placed in […]

New Music Releases: Week of January 26, 2015

Time Mikky Ekko

By: Jacob Elyachar, Welcome to another edition of New Music Releases! This week, I am taking a look at the latest from 2CELLOs, Rihanna, three Reality TV alums and one of the hottest singer-songwriters that is currently in the music industry. In addition, for the first time in the history of New Music Releases, […]

A Conversation with the Sons of Serendip

Sons of Serendip group photo

By: Jacob Elyachar, It is true privilege to welcome Sons of Serendip to Jake’s Take! Micah Christian, Cordaro Rodriguez, Kendall Ramseur and Mason Morton formed their hot quartet while pursuing graduate degrees at Boston University. While they came from different parts of the country and had different professional backgrounds, their music united them to […]

New Music Releases: Week of January 12, 2015

Meghan Trainor Title

By: Jacob Elyachar, Welcome to the latest edition of New Music Releases! This week, two of pop’s latest darlings unleashed their debut albums! Meanwhile, three music veterans dropped new material and we travel to Bulgaria to learn about a brand new artist.   Title by Meghan Trainor Ms. Trainor is on fire! Her breakthrough […]

New Music Releases: Week of January 5, 2015

Pure Romance Jim Brickman

By: Jacob Elyachar, Welcome to the first edition of New Music Releases for 2015!!!! To kick off our year, I have checked out the latest material from the hottest (and up-and-coming) names in music!   Pure Romance by Jim Brickman Valentine’s Day is only a month away…but if you are looking for the soundtrack […]

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