Jake Differ

Jake Differ

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Profile

  • Entertainer Type:   Children’s
  • Show/Info:   Singing guitar player and professional musician. These days most people know him as a recording artist and performer for children, he also performs for adults and seniors.
  • Achievements:   Three-time Parents’ Choice Award winner and Juno nominee! His first CD TAKE A LITTLE RIDE WITH ME won a Parents’ Choice Gold Award, his second CD HAPPY ALL OF THE TIME was nominated for a 2006 Juno Award .
  • Performs:   Children’s songwriter and performer fun music for children and adults

Biography

Professional musician life

Jake Differ is a children’s songwriter, family performer, three-time Parents’ Choice Award winner and Juno nominee! His first CD TAKE A LITTLE RIDE WITH ME won a Parents’ Choice Gold Award, his second CD HAPPY ALL OF THE TIME was nominated for a 2006 Juno Award (Canadian equivalent of a Grammy Award) for “Children’s Album of the Year” and received a Parents’ Choice Award as well. JAKE’s latest CD ZIGGY ZAGGY ROAD received the Parents’ Choice Recommended Award. Jake performs live at festivals, libraries, schools, day cares and corporate events.
He is a singing guitar player and professional musician. These days most people know him as a recording artist and performer for children, but he also performs for adults and seniors. Each year, he performs as a MC at major festivals across Canada, as well as at regular shows at libraries, schools, day cares and seniors’ residences.

Music for kids of all ages

He takes his audience on a journey of some of the most fun music that had both children and adults alike, singing and dancing about for the entire time. It is something the three-time Parents Choice Award winner and Juno nominee, said it was something he always enjoyed. Jake says “I just love playing for little people because for many it is their first music experience,’’ he said. “A big part of it is they get to join in and be part of it. They just don’t sit and watch. It’s all great.’’