Band members

The Wild Card musicians are:

Sophie Alloway: Drums

Andrew Noble: Hammond Organ

Clement Regert: Guitars

Musicians making
regular appearances:

Hammond organ

Chris Bland

Andre Noble

Ross Stanley


Graeme Flowers (t)

Imaami (v)

Leo Richardson (ts)

Rosie Turton (tbn)

Binker Golding (ts)

Denys Baptiste (ts)

Trevor Mires (tbn)


Jamie Murray (d)

Gabor Dornyei (d)

Snow Boy (p)

Double bass

Neville "level" Malcolm

Luke Fowler



Corina Kwami

Clement Regert
Guitarist-Band Leader

Clement Regert is an official AER Amplification  & Godin guitars endorsee.

Clement Regert is a French guitarist from
Paris. Since he moved to London in 2005,
Clement has played in numerous venues
and festivals in the UK such as The London jazz Festival, London Latin-Jazz Festival, Ronnie Scott, 606 club, Pizza Express Soho, Cadogan Hall, The Jazz café, the Canary Wharf jazz Festival, Ealing Jazz Festival and collaborated with the likes of Marcus Strickland, Tim Garland, Binker Goldings, Imaani, Dennis Rollins, Denys Baptiste, Trevor Mires, Snow boy, Ross Stanley, or Paul Booth to name just a few.

Clement Regert is Broadly travelling the
same nu-Jazz path as Italy's Nicola Conte
but takes a better solo." Evening Standard

“Regert’s guitar playing is always fluent and on the mark and the music he writes is irresistibly lively” Jazzwise

"Versatility not only as a guitarist but as a composer...expertise of writing by Clement Regert" Jazz in Europe 

"Jubilant melodies, Thick pulsating guitar
licks!" Young & Serious

"Full Marks to Clement Regert for
his incisive guitar playing" Jazz Journal

Sophie Alloway

Sophie Alloway is one of the most in
demand drummer in the UK.

She has toured the UK, Australia, and new Zealand with Roots Manuva, As well as performing on later with Jools Holland,
Mercury Music Prize, BBC Introducing and
playing festival such as London Jazz
Festival, Glastonbury and Bestival.
She has also toured with the Michael
Jackson musical "Thriller".

Recording session for Roo
ts Manuva, Wild
Card, Hazel O'Connor, Wagga Man/Theo
Gordon (producer), John Hogg as well as
numerous recordings as a jazz drummer.

"The goddess of grooves" Jazz FM UK

Chris Bland
Hammond Organ

Chris Bland is a pianist from Wigan, now based in Leeds, who specialises in jazz and improvised music.

After graduating from the prestigious Leeds College of Music in 2015, Chris was awarded a scholarship by the Global Music Foundation for receiving the highest piano mark in his year, letting him study with the likes of Bruce Barth, Rene Marie and Perico Sambeat as well as performing a slot at the Tuscany International Jazz Festival.

Chris is a current member of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra and has played with many prestigious musicians both nationally and internationally, such as James Morrison, Bobby Shew, Dennis Rollins, Masa Kamaguchi, Rene Marie, Baptiste Herbin, Ben Cottrell, Ed Jones, Kevin Holborough, Callum Au and many more. His current projects include his own trio, the award winning Tom Sharp Jazz Orchestra, Nel and the Elephants and The Electromagnetic Carnival.

Chris is also an experienced tutor, having lectured on the Falmouth University/Yamaha Jazz Summer School, and delivered workshops at institutions such as Leeds College of Music and Warwick School.