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Jake is a formidable award nominated recording artist. He has written and recorded 8 albums (including an electronic chill out album) plus one compilation album, eight of which, including his latest album: "Play It Loud" are available on all major downloading and streaming sites and Bandcamp now.

Jake is a British singer, songwriter and guitarist and has been musically active since the late 1980s. Jake has fronted a rock/punk band, a covers band and also, in the early 90's, a rock/pop band as well as performing solo in recent years.

 In  the mid 90's he quit playing live to concentrate on writing and recording. In the late 90's he took a hiatus from music for nearly a decade until he resumed writing and recording. He returned to the stage in 2009 performing solo acoustic sets to very appreciative live audiences. He has also involved himself in promoting music events in his home town of Reading.

 

Whilst continuing to write and record his own new material, Jake has recorded many cover songs. Over the years, he has collaborated with some fantastic talent on various original and covered tracks including the likes of  Mark Summers, Charlie Waygood (Two Man Medicine Show), Neil Fouracre (Ex Johnny Thunders Guitarist), Claire Zena, Jo Matthews, Filip Zoric, Jon Legg (Friday Night Music Club), Jon Lucas (Rad Grand Dad), Paul Curran (The PCBs), Jane Bertrand and Phil Hamblin. 

 

Jake’s songs combine his love of many music genres, including rock, heavy rock, punk, indie, alternative and pop which enable him to create his varied sound.  Strong melodies with honest, heart on sleeve lyrics are delivered with an undeniable passion for his craft. His belief is, is that musical creativity knows no boundaries.

Jake has been enjoying international recognition with radio airplay around the world including the UK, US, Australia and Europe.

Tune in to Jake's weekly Radio show on Radio Wigwam Tuesdays at 9pm (BST) or Saturdays at 2pm (BST)

Follow Jake on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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