Sunday 25th August 2019
ADVANCE TICKET LINK HERE
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 fiery Saxophonist Roberto Manzin (James Brown, Oregon) and virtuoso Trumpeter, Graeme Flowers (Kyle Eastwood, Omar Hackim) backed up by the core Organ trio of Sophie Alloway on Drums, Jim Watson on Hammond Organ and French guitarist/band leader Clement Regert.
Brazilian sensation songstress Luna Cohen will also join the line up for a few tunes.
You can expect to hear their famous mix of Afro-jazz, Hard-bop, Samba and raw funk numbers.
Sophie Alloway: Drums
Clement Regert: Guitar
Jim Watson: Hammond organ
Graeme Flowers: Trumpet
Roberto Manzin: Tenor sax
Luna Cohen: Guest singer
2x "Album of the week" ★★★★ Evening Standard
"Best 10 Jazz Album of the year" ★★★★The Telegraph 2015
"Wild Card defies gravity by spinning from Funk, Soul, jazz & Afro/latin sounds..." ★★★★ JazzinEurope
"No frills, Funk fuelled, fun played with integrity and a passionate feel for Jazz!" ★★★ Jazzwise
"it’s a seamless blend of jazz, funk and Latin" ★★★★ KindOfJazz
"It's creative, refreshing and jam packed with energy...Hot and cool but definitely Jazz." ★★★★ Music republic magazine
"Energetic, unapologetic hybrid of funk, fusion and irrepressible swing" ★★★★ AllAboutJazz
"Anyone who thinks the jazz scene has been surrendered to the squeaky experimentalists should. Sit back and let the adrenalin sizzle! ★★★★ The Art Desk
"Full Marks...Tight beats, sharps horns and fleet footed samba!" ★★★★ The Jazz Journal
"their approach is the diametrical opposite of navel-gazing jazz" Londonjazznews
"Excellent playing… Wild Card’s natural habitat is in live performance… raising the roof in the right club environment…Exciting stuff.” ★★★★ The JazzMann
"Un Groupe passionant!" Alex Dutilh "France Musique"
"I love Wild Card" NPR Atlanta 91.9FM (Aaron Cohen MD)
"Sounds great...grooves like crazy" Russ Davis "Voice of America"
"My goodness me, phenomenal band, you gotta love these guys...very exciting and energetic " Linley Hamilton BBC JAZZ WORLD
“A festival highlight - groovacious music purveyed through jazz edginess to an appreciative audience - Wild Card indeed!” Paul Pace (Booking Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club)
“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
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