Jake, a professional guitarist and vocalist, has may years of high level experience. He was the winner of the Guitarist of the Year award, in 2014 from the Rock Erie Music Awards. He has produced 5 albums so far, and 4 singles with the band, Kevlar. He has traveled 45 states and has played over 400 shows.
Kevlar shared the stage with Nothing More, Avatar, Skidrow, Escape The Fate, Eyes Set To Kill, Adrenaline Mob, Like A Storm, All That Remains, The Bunny The Bear, 3 Doors Down, Steel Panther, New Years Day, Butcher Babies, Powerman 5000, Puddle Of Mudd, Nonpoint, Otherwise, and many more! He has written songs with well known musicians such as Brian Bonds (Guitarist for Florida Georgia Line) and Nick Sampson (Producer of Asking Alexandria, We Came As Romans, Polyphia, and Miss May I). He has performed for A&R reps of Atlantic Records, Rise Records, Sumerian Records, Equal-Vision Records, Fearless Records, Victory Records, Warner Brother Records, and Republic Records.