Jake’s Take’s Best of 2023 – Top 60 Songs

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Jake’s Take with Jacob Elyachar’s Best of 2023 series continues as I reveal my favorite 60 songs of the year! The Year of Dolly The Queen of Country Music, Dolly Parton, had one of the busiest years of her career. At the beginning of the year, Dolly teamed up with […]

The 50 Best Songs of the 2010s….So Far: Part One

By: Jacob Elyachar As we enter the fourth year of the 2010s, there have been some incredible songs that have taken the world by storm. This series focuses on the songs that made us reflect, helped us persevere through challenges and made us dance the night away. Today’s tracks that are featured in the countdown […]

The Wilders rock out Knuckleheads before heading on hiatus

  By: Jacob Elyachar For 16 years, Kansas City-based band the Wilders revitalized bluegrass and country through their incredible chemistry and harmony that has rocked American and European stages.  However, the quartet: Betse Ellis, Nate Gawron, Ike Sheldon and Phil Wade surprised fans when they announced back in December 2011 that the band will be […]

Mix 93.3’s Red, White and Boom 2012 Wrap-Up

  By: Jacob Elyachar Hundreds of music fans spent their afternoon and evening outside in the Kansas City heat to listen to some of the rising stars and established singer-songwriters in the music industry rock out Starlight Theater. Local Kansas City band the Strive kicked off the event with an energetic set that included their […]

Jacob Reviews….Spider-Men #1

By: Jacob Elyachar This year marks Spider-Man’s 50th birthday and what better way to celebrate a big milestone than to have an awesome animated series, new movie dropping in July and moving closer to celebrate the 700th issue of Amazing Spider-Man.   In addition to all of the previously mentioned activities, the House of Ideas […]

Jacob Interviews….The Voice’s Kim Yarbrough, Part Two

  By: Jacob Elyachar Before you read part two of my interview with the lovely Kim Yarbrough…. please read part one of my interview if you have not done so already.  Click here to read it: https://www.jakes-take.com/2012/05/29/jacob-interviews-the-voices-kim-yarbrough-part-one/ My conversation with The Voice: Season Two’s Kim Yarbrough continues as we talk about the show’s Battle Rounds, […]

Jacob Interviews…610 Sports Radio Personality Danny Parkins

By: Jacob Elyachar One of the most popular on-air personalities in Kansas City sports radio is Danny Parkins.   From hosting his self-titled morning show to filling in for the 610 Sports Radio afternoon show, Danny continues to light up the Kansas City metropolitan area while focusing on the latest in the world of local and […]

Jacob Interviews….Singer-Songwriter Brian Larsen

By: Jacob Elyachar One of the busiest artists in the recording industry is singer and record producer Brian Larsen.   He recently released his tenth studio album: Breaking and he is already working on his next projects.    I recently had the chance to catch up with the multi-talented artist for another interview.    In our second correspondence, […]

Jacob Interviews….DJ Ashton Martin

By:  Jacob Elyachar Five years ago, Ashton Martin graduated from the University of Kansas; he began the journey to nightlife dominance.   Under the wings of DJ B-Stee and DJ Archie, Ashton began to blossom as a DJ.    Now, he is one of the Midwest’s most popular DJs as his mixes have been listened at numerous […]

The Top 10 Best Peformancs from American Idol Season 11, Part Two

By: Jacob Elyachar Stop! If you have not read part one of this two-part series, click on the link before you read this article: https://www.jakes-take.com/2012/05/21/the-top-10-best-performances-from-american-idol-season-11-part-one/ The American Idol finale is where dreams are realized and superstars are born.  Tonight, Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips will perform three songs: their favorite performance of the season, Idol […]

Copyright 2020 Jacob Elyachar