Jacob Wutzke

Musician, Composer, Educator & Bandleader


Jacob Wutzke is a Montréal/Toronto based drummer, bandleader, author, composer and music educator. Noted for his exceptional technique, creativity and ability to listen and improvise in the moment, he has become an in-demand sideman in the jazz and creative music scenes and continues to compose and perform music regularly. He has performed and recorded with Caity Gyorgy, Allison Au, Nick Maclean Quartet, Trevor Giancola, Jocelyn Gould, Pat LaBarbera, Brownman Ali, Michael Davidson, Miles Black, Jeff McGregor,  Jim Brenan and more. 

A part of the 2019 Graduating Class of Humber College's Bachelor of Music program, as well as the 2022 Graduating Class of McGill University's Jazz Performance Master's Degree,  Jacob is making waves across his local music scenes, as well as across Canada on National Tours of jazz clubs and jazz festivals. He is also a committed music educator and author, teaching private lessons and giving workshops at high schools and universities across Canada. He has been seen performing coast to coast at highly regarded venues and festivals in Canada including the TD Edmonton Jazz Festival, The Rex Hotel (Toronto), Markham Jazz Festival, JazzFM Jazz Safari, JazzYYC Summer Festival, Jazz Bistro (Toronto), Steel City Jazz Festival, West End Cultural Centre (Winnipeg), the Banff Springs Hotel, and the TD Toronto Jazz Festival to name a few. 


As a Leader:


Drum Lessons are available both in-person and online via Zoom. Contact me for pricing and availability at [email protected]



July 16, 2021

Upstairs Jazz
(Caity Gyorgy / Mike Bruzzese Quartet)

Montréal, QC

July 20, 2021

Jazz Bistro
(Caity Gyorgy Quartet)

Toronto, ON

July 21, 2021

Drom Taberna
(Nick Maclean Quartet)

Toronto, ON

July 30, 2021

La Marche à côté 
(Lucas Dubovik Trio)

Montréal, QC

August 8, 2021

Frankie's Jazz Club
(Ilhan Saferali Trio
Feat. Caity Gyorgy)

Vancouver, BC

August 12, 2021

Alvin's Jazz Club
*3 nights: August 12/13/14*
(Caity Gyorgy & Johnny Summers Quartet)

Calgary, AB

August 20, 2021

King Eddy
(Caity Gyorgy & Johnny Summers Quintet)
JazzYYC Summer Festival

Calgary, AB

August 21, 2021

TD Markham (Online) Jazz Festival
(Jocelyn Gould Trio)

Markham, ON
(Worldwide online)

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