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Saturday 10/8/2016 Hotel Granduca 6-10PM Friday 10/7/2016 Hotel Granduca 6-10PM Saturday 10/1/2016 Hotel Granduca 6-10PM Doman iPic Stage w/ Liz Morphis 2-5PM Friday 9/30/2016 Domain Central Stage w/ Liz Morphis 6-9PM Saturday 9/24/2016 Four Seasons (private function) 7-10 PM Saturday [...]

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Now available for lessons!

I’m now available for lessons in Austin, TX. My private studio is located inside Highland Park Baptist Church on Balcones, near the Mopac/2222 intersection. If you’d like more information, you can email me at jacobwisejazz@gmail.com, or call (512) 466-0200.  

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Back in Austin!

Well, after four years working on Princess cruise ships, traveling the world and playing music, I’ve decided to relocate back to Austin. I’m excited about performing with all the great local musicians, as well as getting back into teaching. I’m [...]

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Jazz Etudes Updated

I’ve added some new etudes to my “Jazz Etudes” PDF. You can find it on my Lessons page. If you like the etudes, let me know at jacobwisejazz@gmail.com.

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New Transcriptions!

I’ve updated my lessons page with a bunch of new transcriptions with solos from Tom Harrell, Vic Juris, Jonathan Kreisberg, Phil Woods, Jerry Bergonzi, and Charlie Parker. Feel free to take a look and download PDFs.

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Back in Austin

I’m glad to be back in Austin after 5 months at sea – looking forward to booking some gigs and playing with old friends! I’ll be here until November 15th, then it’s off to Australia and New Zealand.

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New lessons – turnarounds and Coltrane changes

I’ve uploaded some new PDFs on the “Lessons” page – lots of materials for I VI ii V turnarounds and Coltrane changes – “Giant Steps” and “Countdown”. Take a look and or download for free.

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New lessons posted

I’ve posted several new lessons – a collection of jazz lines and phrases, a collection of common chord progressions / cadences, and a Larry Koonse solo. They are all available on the “Lessons” page. Enjoy!

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new lessons posted

I’ve posted several new lessons – a collection of jazz etudes, a guitar method, a collection of 4 note patterns, as well as a transcription of a Vic Juris solo. They’re all in PDF format, and are available for download [...]

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Review at Vintage Guitar Magazine

My CD received a brief review in the May 2001 issue of Vintage Guitar Magazine. It reads: “Traditional jazz from a young trio, with guitar playing that makes you realize the future is in good hands. Compositions by Wise are [...]

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