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Jake is best-known for being one of Melbourne’s busiest and most sought after pianists. Influenced by the likes of Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock and Donny Hathaway, Jake has performed at Melbourne Jazz Festival, Melbourne Recital Centre, The Village Vanguard in New York and Mullumbimby Music Festival alongside a plethora of musical artists, including Kaiit, Bumpy, Jesse Valach, Greg Gould and The Mamas. After studying a Bachelor of Music at Monash University and a summer improvisation course in New York, it is evident that Jake has unequivocal talent in both the jazz and pop music realms. This is shown in their diverse set list which can accomodate to all corporate settings.

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Jake has performed as a solo artist and is currently a band member of over 15 projects. Within the music scene, Jake has been nicknamed ’Smiley’ and their charismatic stage presence has been influenced by childhood hero Tim Minchin.

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Jake has been professionally involved with the music industry since age 15, through performance, composition, musical theatre and social justice journalism streams. They’re able to entertain people of all walks of life, with the ability to perform all music from sultry classical musings to danceable funk classics to swinging jazz standards. Jake has experience in playing at bars, clubs, weddings, wineries, funerals, festivals, parties and corporate events. It’s with this experience that they will be able to hold a room in the palm of your hands.

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Pleasure of having Nathan DJ and MC at our wedding. Nathan was incredibly professional throughout the entire process, from our initial consultation to the day of our wedding.

Terry Lim

18 April 2023

We have had the most amazing experience with Melbourne Entertainment company. From day one, they couldn’t have been more helpful and accommodating.

Bea Ferguson

08 December 2023

I recently hired MEC for my wedding and I have to say, I was blown away by the incredible service provided by their DJ, Daniel. The MEC was professional and responsive.

Xiangyu Guo

26 February 2023

Excellent communication throughout the entire process. The musician I booked, Kristen, was professional and provided a wonderful afternoon of entertainment.

Alex Scott

21 March 2023

The Melbourne Entertainment Co. was an absolute pleasure to work with. Their entertainment roster really does have some of the most professional acts in the industry

Phoenix Jack

4 May 2023

Melbourne Entertainment Company has been so easy to deal with from our very first interaction and inquiry with them. They made the process so seamless it was perfect!

Rosabel Poh

25 December 2023

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