Jake Jeanson was born to Dave & Britney Jeanson on March 31, 1991. He was born and raised in Riverside, California where he first discovered a passion for running. After winning the Division 5 CIF XC State competition in 2008, Jake would become inspired to continue his running career at Westmont College. During that time he would participate in both Cross Country and Track & Field. His time and training at Westmont College would earn him the title of “All-American” through his achievements in the distance medley during the 2011 track season.
Running at Westmont would soon introduce Jake to another culture that Westmont College had to offer, its music. Westmont College became a breading ground for creativity as well as personal and spiritual growth for Jake, and it was during this time that Jake would fall in love with creating music.
Westmont College granted Jake the opportunity to pursue his passions. It was there that Jake would find his love for expressing his thoughts and feelings through song. Jake became enlightened by his ability to express himself through song and the realization that there is more to life then simply running, going to school, and finding a job afterward was exhilarating.
Writing his lyrics has become somewhat of a pilgrimage for Jake Jeanson, who is on a journey of self-discovery. This pilgrimage brings a uniqueness to Jake’s music that is tangible, because “people are able to feel the fight” in his songs. After listening to a few tracks it becomes apparent that there is something real in his lyrics. Jake’s catchy melodies turn an individual experience into a universal journey by making a connection to the soul. Jake’s music is music for the soul. And in today’s society, there is no shortage of need for his type of music.
Type of Music
His music must be categorized as a beautiful medley of folk-rock, pop, acoustic, and indie-rock. With tranquil, yet uplifting guitar riffs, the music that Jake Jeanson has to offer always carries a smile. His lyrics have the unique ability to make a sunny day just a little bit sunnier. Or, without losing stride, his music can provide a wave of empathetic support to those days that seem to lack any abundance of sunshine.
In the market today you need to have a unique quality in order to stand out, and Jake Jeanson’s lyrics stand apart. With an uncanny ability to create images within the minds of his listeners, Jake’s music is captivating in a way that leaves its audience begging for more. By providing rhythm to his poetry with the help of his band, there is a distinct vibrancy within each one of his songs. Just 30-seconds of his music will transport any audience directly to the beach, the forefront of a friendly summer backyard barbecue, or lend them visions of cruising along the PCH.
Songs like “Just You” or “Not Gonna Say” help move an audience toward embracing the pains of young love. Where songs such as “It Don’t Matter Much,” “Kin,” and “ Round Again” help get the audience moving in a way that creates a marvel out of personal growth, development, achievement, and success.
It is his ability to assimilate humble beginnings with his present day experiences that grants Jake Jeanson uniqueness to his song writing. As such, Jake Jeanson is always a pleasure to listen to during any time of day, mood, or season.
Listen to his music at www.JakeJeanson.com