Chapel Allerton Arts Festival: Folk Roots Fringe presents JAKE ISAAC playing Contemporary Soul with a catchy Folk-Pop appeal.
“makes you stand up and stop what you’re doing and you fall in love from the start”
With support from JOEL BAKER with Acoustic Pop with Spoken-Word influences.
“One of the best singer-songwriter albums of the year”
Joel Baker on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsRdDQyhFCo
JAKE ISAAC BIO
By 19, Isaac had begun to make a living as a part-time session musician playing drums and bass on various jazz and rock records for a variety of international artists, including the Grammy-award winning Duffy.
Jake then began working with artists such as Cynthia Erivo, Gabrielle, and boy band Blue. Soon after, Jake began to try his hand at writing songs for himself, eventually landing his first major festival opening ‘The Other Stage’ at world-renowned Glastonbury music festival.
Signing to the iconic Sir Elton John’s Rocket Music, Jake Isaac has since worked with and supported Sting, India Arie, Ella Eyre, Paloma Faith, Lake Street Dive, Joan As Police Woman, Angus and Julia Stone, Tori Kelly and Elton John himself.
Jake Isaac is at the forefront of a British soul renaissance that has grown by stealth. Friends like JP Cooper, Jacob Banks, and Michael Kiwanuka are doing similar things, albeit each in their own way: aiming for lyrical honesty and finding the emotion in the music to complement it.
Modern soul is making a comeback and I’m here for it, mate,” Jake concludes. By his own admission, Isaac finds a lot of things hard to say — as do so many men — so he sings about them instead.
What a privilege it is to have Jake Issac perform at Chapel Allerton Arts Festival. A concert not to be missed!
“hits you in the gut and takes your breath away, stuns you into silence ” Atwood Magazine
“the singer’s talent as a songwriter and a captivating performer is utterly undeniable” hiddenherd.com
“Achingly honest and heartwarmingly vulnerable, stunning powerfully raw and confessional love song”
“melodies are gorgeous, touching lyrics. The easy ebb and flow of captivating rhythms and delicate guitar lines” whenthehornblows.com
Jake Issac on YouTube:
“New York” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U10wA-gPaGA
“You & I Always” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efyVQh4uAGk
“Will You Be” ft. Joel Baker https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VirxQAgGyg
Jake Isaac Website: https://iamjakeisaac.com
JOEL BAKER BIO at: https://nottinghillacademyofmusic.com/lecturer/joel-baker/
Joel Baker on YouTube: “Further Than Feelings” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tp3lY5K0-aE
Doors: 7.45pm. Show: 8.15pm
£16 Advance /£19 On the door