“I need to be able to engage people; that’s where I flourish.” – Jake Clemons The E-Street band Saxophonist and nephew of the late, great Clarence Clemons, Jake Clemons returns to Ireland with his own band and his own material. There's the hair, then there are the glasses, but ultimately there is a person who is a magnet for positive energy, emotion, and creating stories. While he feels a deep connection to his past – Jake Clemons continues to make a deep connection in the present by living life to its fullest through a musical journey. If you take the mysterious, rugged side of Johnny Cash and mix it with the soulful down to earth love child of Bruce Springsteen and Clarence Clemons – shaken not stirred of course – you end up with the unique and talented Jake Clemons. He plays the guitar, sax, piano, and drums, he writes music, he sings, he loves rock ‘n roll! Jake Clemons, nephew of the late Clarence Clemons, joined the E Street Band for the Wrecking Ball Tour in 2012. Growing up as the son of a Marine Corps band director, he attended the Virginia Governor’s School for the Arts to study jazz performance and has since used those skills alongside a variety of artists ranging from The Israelites to The Swell Season, The Roots and Eddie Vedder. On tour with Bruce Springsteen, Jake can be seen playing tenor and baritone saxophone, backing vocals and percussion but is also skilled at the piano, flute, clarinet, bass, drums, and guitar with plans to learn more.
Jake writes music and fronts his own band. His latest single You Must Be Crazy is available to hear on jakeclemons.com