UK artist Dave Crocker’s portrait of Little Jake Mitchell (formerly Jock Mitchell) is now available as a limited number of prints.

Artist Dave Crocker and Little Jake

Crocker, who lives in Plymouth, UK, recently completed his portrait depicting Mr. Excitement himself donning red attire and wielding the microphone he is know so well to use. The artist and the singer met in 2010 and share a mutual respect for each other’s work.  Crocker’s portrait of Little Jake and other works can be viewed and purchased at his website below.

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Mark your calendars Jacksonville- Little Jake & The Soul Seachers are coming to town! Jacksonville’s Jazzland will host “Mr. Excitement” and his band April 26 and May 31st.  Stay tuned for details.


DOS MAMA’S ready to groove!

March 10, 2014

Spring is around the corner and it’s time groove at Dos Mama’s! Join Little Jake & The Soul Seachers this Friday (March 14) at Dos Mama’s for music, food, and more! 8 pm. Reservations available: Dos Mama’s Eastside Eatery 2017 Northeast 27th Avenue Gainesville, FL 32609 (352) 505-0369  

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Take a SOUL dive at HIGH DIVE

March 2, 2014

By popular demand, Little Jake & The Soul Searchers return to High Dive in Downtown Gainesville, Fl! Expect a fun filled evening with Little Jake and the band as they dive into their groove.  March 8th. 9PM. High Dive 210 SW 2nd Ave Gainesville, Fl (352) 872-5949

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Little Jake in JAZZLAND

February 17, 2014

Little Jake & The Soul Searchers are bringing their groove to Jazzland in Jacksonville, FL.  Join Little Jake and the band Saturday Feb. 22!! Jazzland 1324 University Blvd N Jacksonville, FL 32211 (904) 240-1009

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LITTLE JAKE this week:

February 10, 2014

Plan your week! Little Jake & The Soul Searchers start the weekend at Dos Mamas Friday Feb. 14 for valentines fun. Then, the beat REALLY gets grooving Saturday Feb. 15 at The JAM in Gainesville, FL when Little Jake and his band are joined by 21 BLUE featuring Longineu Parsons and Ted Shumate. Saturday’s show at [...]

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SOULFUL February!!

February 4, 2014

Little Jake & The Soul Searchers will be grooving through the month!!  Join ‘Mr. Excitement’ and the band on the SOUL TRAIL this month: – February 14 (Fri) - Dos Mamas – Gainesville, FL – February 15th (Sat) - The Jam - Gainesville – “Jamming at the Junction of Blues, Jazz, and Classic R&B” – Little Jake & The Soul [...]

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January 11, 2014

LITTLE JAKE & THE SOUL SEARCHERS and  21 BLUE featuring LONGINEU PARSONS and TED SHUMATE will be “Jamming At The Junction of Blues, Jazz and Classic R&B” on February 15th at The JAM in Gainesville, FL.  Join us at this exciting event!! 9:00 PM. $10. WIN FREE TICKETS @ THIS SHOW! “Jon Batiste & Stay Human“, and “A Tribute to [...]

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SOUL Time at Dos Mamas Friday 1/10

January 6, 2014

Kick off 2014 the right way!  Little Jake & The Soul Searchers return to Dos Mamas Friday January 10, 2014 to bring you more soul powered grooves!  Join the fun at Dos Mamas.  8 PM.  

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Upcoming Shows in 2014

January 4, 2014

2014 is here and Little Jake & The Soul Searchers are ready to groove!  Take a look at some upcoming shows: Famed trumpeter Longineu Parsons’ band 21 Blue and Little Jake & The Soul Searchers are heading to The Jam in Gainesville, Florida on February 15th (Sat) to co-headline a must see show!! A protege of Nat [...]

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