A native of Austin, Texas, Jacob Wise is a jazz guitarist with an open mind.
Jacob received his musical education at the University of North Texas, where he received an M.M. in Jazz Studies, and was a member of the renowned One O'Clock Lab Band and a Graduate Teaching Fellow. He is equally at home performing with his trio in a jazz club, playing a Broadway musical, a rock 'n roll church gig, or a wedding. He spent four years working in the show band aboard Princess Cruises, traveling the world and visiting over 30 countries.
Jacob is also a well-respected educator. He's on the faculty of Temple College in Temple, TX, where he teaches private guitar lessons and performs in the faculty jazz ensemble. He also works with the Austin non-profit New School of Music, which provides music lessons to under-served children. Jacob also teaches in his private studio, where he has students aged 7-70, teaching jazz, classical, acoustic, rock and blues styles.
August 12 - w/ Liz Morphis at the Domain 6-9 PM
August 11- Hotel Granduca w/ Lizzie Eidson 6-10 PM
August 9 - w/ Liz Morphis' Violet Crown Jazz Revue at Elephant Room 6-8 PM
August 5 - w/ Daniel Durham at Hotel Granduca 6-10 PM
August 4 - w/ Liz Morphis' Violet Crown Jazz Revue at Elephant Room 6-8 PM
August 3 - w/ Liz Morphis at Evangeline Cafe 7-9 PM
July 29 - Hotel Granduca w/ Lizzie Eidson 6-10 PM
July 28 - Takara Sushi w/ Candy DeClue 6:30 - 9:30 PM
July 27 - Jacob Wise Quartet - Elephant Room 9:30PM - 1:30 AM
July 26 - Elephant Room Happy Hour with Liz Morphis' Violet Crown Revue 6 - 8 PM
July 21 - Mozart's with John Groves Organ Trio 8:30 - 11PM
July 15 - Hotel Granduca w/ Karen Tennison 6-10 PM
July 12, 2017
I'm excited to announce that I'll be joining the faculty of Temple College, in Temple, TX, in the fall semester!
I'll be teaching private lessons, as well as playing in the faculty jazz combo, and the Temple Jazz Orchestra.
June 27, 2017
I'll be teaching at the Texas Jazz and Blues camp this summer, alongside some of Austin's finest musicians, and led by the fantastic sax player from NYC, Don Braden.