Jake Vance – Singer/Songwriter
At 20 years old, Jake Vance is a young, up-and-coming singer/songwriter whose background is in piano, bass, guitar, songwriting and vocals
Growing up in a musical family in Southern Alberta, Jake is a burgeoning artist in the Canadian music scene.
Multitalented, Jake writes all his own music and lyrics as well as playing guitar and piano.
In 2016, Jake completed the Artist Entrepreneur Program at CMI in Toronto, and played the TD Green Room at the 2016 Juno Awards. He was also a top 10 regional finalist in the 2016 CBC Searchlight competition. In September he performed at the Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival after being chosen as one of the winners of the Emerging Artist Mentorship Program. He is currently a featured artist on TDmusic.com
Jake has spent two summers in London, UK, taking programs in Songwriting, Vocals and Recording. He has been lucky to have instructors that have also worked with the likes of Adele and Amy Winehouse.
Jake's first EP "White Elephant" (2015) charted on several Canadian college stations reaching as high as #4 in both Alberta and Ontario
Jake completed his second EP, titled “Eden” with Russell Broom producing. It was released on May 27th 2016. The first single “The Poet” has been receiving airplay in Canada, the U.S. and Europe, In September it was nominated for a 2016 Canadian Folk Music Award.
Recently, Jake has showcased at Folk Alliance International through Alberta Music and Breakout West and was the opening act for Tom Cochrane in Calgary through the TD Music Series.
He is currently writing and recording material for a full length CD