MUSIC: (Venues, private functions and festivals)
Jake is a professional singer, guitarist, songwriter and performer. Jake made the top 50 in the television show X Factor where his voice was described as being “unique” and sounding like “caramel” by international recording artist, Ronan Keating. Jake has played gigs supporting Ross Wilson (Eagle Rock), Kasey Chambers, the Radiators, Jenny Morris, Lucky Star and many other high profile performers. Jake was a finalist in the first Australian Idol and has performed at many Sydney, Newcastle, Central Coast and interstate venues including a performance at the Big Day Out in Sydney playing his original songs.
Jake’s main influences include: Cat Stevens, Otis Redding, Credence Clear Water Revival, Stone Temple Pilots, Pearl Jam, Redgum and the Violent Femmes.
Jake is available to play solo gigs (guitar, vocals, stomp box, didjeridoo) 3 x 45 minute brackets of covers, and is also available to perform a mix of his own original songs, Australian folk songs and or/didgeridoo.