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His EP, "Finally Back Home" is now available to stream

 
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"Finally Back Home" available to download!

Meet Jake Benjamin

 

Originally from New Jersey, Jake Benjamin is a singer-songwriter based in New York City. Jake received his undergraduate degree from the Frost School of Music, studying with the renowned faculty in the Music Business and Studio Music & Jazz programs. Jake recently finished his Masters at the Jacobs School of Music working with distinguished vocalists including being a part of the studios of Darmon Meader, Tierney Sutton, Ly Wilder, and Jeremy Fox. He has had the privilege of sharing the stage with superb artists like Kate McGarry, James Newton Howard, Sunny Wilkinson, and Cyrille Aimée. As a songwriter, Jake Benjamin uses a loop station as an extension of his voice to write compositions, working with the different sounds of the human voice. 

 

Current Personnel:

Jake Benjamin - vocals, loop pedal

Marc Solomon - guitar

John Koozin - bass 

Jake Richter - drums 

 

 

 
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upcoming shows

2018

november 18th - The Bitter End (New York, NY) @ 9PM

with Marc Solomon, John Koozin, and Jake Richter

November 24th - Pianos (New York, NY) @ 8PM

with Marc Solomon, John Koozin, and Jake Richter

December 21st - Pianos (New York, NY) @ 9PM

2019

  • January 20th - Pianos (New York, NY) @ 8PM

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Finally Back Home

by Jake Benjamin

Jake Benjamin’s debut EP with tracks that have highlighted his time in college. Although he learned so much in music, after two degrees, it was time to return to where he started. The tracks range from relaxed jazz-influenced originals to an arrangement of “The Blower’s Daughter,” an ode to one of his idols, Damien Rice. With these four tunes that highlight his journey, he is “Finally Back Home.”

Personnel:

Jake Benjamin - vocals

Kyle Schardt - guitar

Ellie Pruneau - piano

Mark Edlin - drums

Elena Escudero - vocals (Siren Song, The Blower’s Daughter)

Kathryn Sherman - vocals (Siren Song, Reach for Me)

Recorded and Mastered by Jake Belser at Primary Sound Studios