Newcomer Jake Cowley has just released his debut album "The Start." His album is produced by Southern Gospel producer, songwriter and pianist Gordon Mote. This 12 song solo project is an innovated fresh approach to a young and vibrant gospel sound with eleven original songs and one inspirational favorite that will appeal to old and young listeners alike.
It includes some rocking contemporary tracks like "River in the Rain" and the title track, "The Start". Jake's roots are firmly grounded in Gospel music so you will not be disappointed with some lively and exciting gospel tunes such as "If He Can't Do It" and "I Believe He's Alive". Jake's love of R&B and deep sounds allows him great versatility as he soulfully sings, "I'm Saved" and "Just One Word".
If you love big ballads, then this CD also has a number of selections you will enjoy. Jake booms out some big ballads on "His Holy Name" and the closing song, "You'll Never Walk Alone". Jake even offers a unique approach to the country gospel sounds of "Salvation Song" and "Only Jesus Can Heal This Hurting World". If you like more Inspiration music you will love "Just Hold On". Jake even displays his softer side with his melodic rendition of "God Is Here". This solo project transcends many genres with Jakes powerful songs and audiences everywhere will enjoy the variety offered on this project.
A great musical artist, and Nashville producer, Gordon Mote, produced "The Start". Jake's is joined by some great gospel artists including a duet with Joyce Martin of The Martins, Angela Primm, Gale Mayes and Chip Davis, Gordon and Kimberly Mote. "The Start" also demonstrates some superb engineering and mixing by Nathan Zawald.
Jake's desire is that young and old alike will love the new and fresh sounds of some great gospel and inspirational songs. Jake is a 18 year old high school senior from Benton, LA who has been singing since he was two years old. His love of many genres of music has allowed him the versatility to sing at a number of events, concerts, festivals and regional venues. He has been featured with The Gaither Vocal Band and was selected by Singing News Magazine as one of the top ten "New Gospel Artists" in 2014.