- Based in Austin, Texas, guitarist Jacob Wise blends classic and contemporary jazz influences. After earning a master's degree in jazz studies at the University of North Texas, and traveling the world performing on cruise ships, he's back in Austin.
I’ve created an Instagram page! There you can find many videos demonstrating jazz improv techniques and concepts. Check it out and let me know what you think! https://www.instagram.com/jacobwisejazz/
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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 email@example.com, or call (512) 466-0200.
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 [...]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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 [...]