Sunday 24th September 2017
Ticket Price: £7 advance/£10 on the door.
ADVANCE TICKETS (ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE DOOR):
Critically acclaimed Clement Regert's Wild Card is a melting-pot of musical ideas, fusing urban rhythms, Hard-bop and grooves with Latin and jazz attitude.
For tonight’s show they have a stellar line up which comprises of special guests trombonist Graeme Flowers (C.Hunter, London Horns) and fiery tenor saxophonist, Roberto Manzin (James Brown, D.Weckl) backed up by the core Organ trio of drummer extraordinaire Sophie Alloway (Roots manoova, Thriller Live...) Jim Watson (Manu Katche, Sting) on Hammond Organ and French guitarist/band leader Clement Regert (Dennis Rollins, Natalie Williams..)
You can expect to hear their famous mix of Afro-jazz, Hard-bop, Samba and raw funk numbers.
Web Link: www.wildcardmusic.com
Sophie Alloway: Drums
Jim Watson: Hammond organ
Barnaby Dickinson: Trombone
Clement Regert: Guitar
Roberto manzin: Sax
"Best 10 jazz album of the year" ★★★★ The Telegraph
Organic Riot ★★★★“Album of the week” The Evening Standard
"Wild Card gets on down, just for the Funk of it. That's a great gift to give to the world" ★★★★ All About Jazz
"Anyone who thinks the jazz scene has been surrendered to the squeaky experimentalists should. Sit back and let the adrenalin sizzle! ★★★★ The Art Desk
"their gigs are highly exciting affairs with no two shows being exactly alike.. punchy instrumental that draws on both African and Latin influences” ★★★★ thejazzman.com
""Whaoo! What a band! ...You are in for a real treat." Linley Hamilton BBC "Jazz World show"
Everything changes ★★★★“Album of the week” The Evening Standard (11/05/12)
"The playing is exceptional. The material uber-strong... C'est magnifique! Encore, encore!" Blues & Soul Magazine
"The disparate genres tumble over one another in a cheerful riot... Great tunes, great musicianship and great fun“ Londonjazznews
"Wild Card are an exciting and innovative funky ensemble... Wild Card proves a real find... simply classy!" Sammy Stein Somethin' else Reviews
“The audience were mesmerised…If toe tapping, hand clapping, hip swinging and a good time is what you are after go and see Wild Card at one of their shows!” Young & Serious.
“A festival highlight - groovacious music purveyed through jazz edginess to an appreciative audience - Wild Card indeed! ” Paul Pace (Booker Ronnie Scott)
"Only one way to listen to this album: LOUD!" The Jazz UK
“The core outfit is comprised of three fiercely talented musicians... expect groove-laden funky nu-jazz.” Critic's choice Timeout
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