Guitarist Jake Langley has emerged as one his generation most in demand guitarists. The Grammy award winning musician is masterfull at Jazz, Blues, R&B, Country and Rock styles. Jake has performed and recorded with many of todays musical legends including Roberta Flack, Willie Nelson, K.D. Lange, David Clayton Thomas, Blood Sweat and Tears, Lyle Lovett, Leonard Cohen. Bobby Blue Bland, Merle Saunders, Asleep At The Wheel and Rick Travino. He was the guitarist with Joey Defrancesco's Organ trio for five years and played on 3 Concord cd releases with Joey and many of the jazz icons including George Coleman, Bobby Hutcherson, Jimmy McGriff, and Jimmy Smith. His Broadway Show Credits include, Color Purple, Hair, Mama Mia, Jesus Christ Superstar, Lion King, Chicago, concerts with Bernadette Peters, Christen Chenowith and the late Joan Rivers.
Jake recently returned from Muscle Shoals where he was recording at Fame Studio with the "Swampers."
"CHURCH ON MONDAY" CD with James Polk and Elias Haslinger reached top 10 in The U.S.A. Jazz Charts
2013 was a great year: Jake's award winning production of the last Pinetop Perkins recording "How Long" was released on Rockbeat Records. Guests include Gary Clark Jr., Emily Gimble, Caroline Wonderland and Cindy Cashdollar .
The Dupree Record reached the top 20 jazz recordings this year and the Vinyl LP is now available at Urban Outfitters.
Jake Produced and played on Kellye Greys "And they Call Us Cowboys" CD that is climbing the Jazz Charts and getting rave Reviews.
Jake produced and played on the Nightowls new CD "Good as Gold." Vinyl LP is to be released in Feb 2014
He also produced, played guitar and co-wrote songs on Candace Bellamy's soul CD "In My Lane" distributed in Japan on Worldwide Soul
Jake works at his Recording Studio Led DIllo producing music for recording artists, T.V. Film and other Media. www.leddillo.com
NEW RECORD OUT!
Church On Monday Live