Born: February 14, 1977
A native of Austin, Texas, guitarist Jacob Wise began playing in blues and funk bands while a student at the University of Texas. He cut his jazz teeth performing at the Monday night jam at the Elephant Room, and has performed with a wide variety of Texan jazz artists and jazz-influenced singer songwriters.He is currently working on a master’s degree in jazz performance at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.
As a member of UNT’s renowned One O’Clock Lab Band, he has performed with Lyle Mays, Pat Metheny’s longtime collaborator and keyboardist, and John Mosca, the leader of the Village Vanguard Orchestra.
Jacob Wise Trio