Austin-raised guitarist Jacob Wise’s interest in music was sparked by the blues and rock music that city is famous for. He’s performed with a wide variety of Austin artists, including jazz musicians Paul White, Marc Devine, and Ron Wilkins, vocalists Jenifer Jackson, Sarah Sharp, and many more. He earned his master’s degree at the University of North Texas, where he was a Teaching Fellow, directing the Super 400 guitar ensemble and teaching private lessons. As a member of the renowned One O’Clock Lab Band, he performed with Lyle Mays, Pat Metheny’s keyboardist and collaborator, and John Mosca, the leader of the Village Vanguard Orchestra. His debut album, “Jacob Wise Trio”, which features 9 original compositions, has received positive notices at Allaboutjazz.com and Vintage Guitar Magazine.