RUMSON: JAKE TAVILL, SOULFUL SENIOR

jake tavill 081514Jake Tavill at home in Rumson last month. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD

This may be the era of inescapable rap, but listeners his age are better versed in classic rock and pop than one might assume, Jake Tavill insists. Still, it’s hard to imagine many are as bone-soaked in the old stuff as the Rumson-Fair Haven Regional senior.

Evidence? On his return to school this week, Tavill’s likely to be the only kid with an album of lushly soulful songs under his belt.

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