Jake Clayton is a professional musician accomplished in the studio and on the stage. As a touring musician, Jake has played in bands for chart-topping Artists and has toured with some of the biggest names in the biz: Brad Paisley, Garth Brooks, Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert, and many more. Jake has performed at legendary venues such as Madison Square Garden and has appeared on the Grand Ole Opry over 30 times. Jake also has multiple TV performances 'under his belt' including CMT, RFDTV, the Weather Channel, the Gaither Channel, Palladium and more.
As a studio musician, Jake has recorded in professional studios all over Nashville. He has played on a 2018 CCMA "Album of the Year", a #1 song by Thompson Square, a #1 album from Chris Young, and has recorded on releases by Sunny Sweeney, Joey & Rory, Jess Moskaluke, Jimmy Wayne, & Country music legend, Tanya Tucker. Jake has recorded for top name producers like Dan Huff, Dave Brainard, & Corey Crowder and has worked in top name Nashville studios like Blackbird, The Tracking Room, Dark Horse, The Castle, Sound Stage, Treasure Isle, Sound Emporium, Playground, and more!
Jake Clayton currently plays 25+ Instruments and can generally play anything with strings & keys. Jake plays each Instrument as if it were his main one and is the #1 reason we have no trouble recording whatever Instrument you need quickly and cost effective. If there's ever any doubts to Jake's abilities, just take a quick look at the client list and take a listen to our samples.
On top of it all, Jake Clayton is also an Artist & Songwriter that has released multiple albums, charted a song on the Music Row radio charts, and has opened shows for top Artists like Cole Swindell, Jon Pardi, Granger Smith, Kane Brown, Colt Ford, & David Allan Coe. With Jake, not only are you getting a producer and a top studio musician, you are getting an experienced Artist that knows how to take a song from the writing room, to the studio, to the stage. You can find out more about Jake's Artist career at his website: JakeClayton.com
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Rob Daniels is also a professional musician with years of studio and stage experience. As a guitar player he has played music alongside Jake for close to 11 years now and shares many of Jake's touring accomplishments.
In the beginning Rob studied guitar at the Atlanta Institute of Music and learned about recording at The Recording Workshop in Chillicothe, Ohio. He began his musical journey writing, playing, and producing recordings with his own rock and metal bands through the late 80's, 90's, and early 2000's. During this time he opened shows for top name acts like Lamb of God, Mastadon, King Diamond, Firehouse, God Forbid, Dope and others. After years of indie touring in bars and music venues on the East Coast, Rob got the opportunity to join a professionally touring Country Music Artist in Nashville and started the transition to the Country Music World in 2007.
Since then, Rob has toured in the live bands for Jimmy Wayne, Sunny Sweeney and Country Music legend Tanya Tucker. He has been on major tours with Artists like Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, etc. and has opened shows for Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, Alan Jackson, Big & Rich, Alabama, and many more. He has also appeared in a TOP 20 video on CMT & GAC, and has played on multiple TV broadcasts.
In the studio, Rob's focus is more on the engineer/producer side of things. He records the majority of tracks at JD's Joint including tracks for Artists like Chris Young, Jess Moskaluke, & Seth Ennis. At times, Rob lends his guitar playing to some of the more uptempo/rock type tracks. He also co-writes and co-produces Jake's own albums, so he too has the view of a songwriter, studio musician, engineer, and producer, and has worked on music from the writing room, to the studio, to the stage.