2x "Album of the week"
★★★★ Evening Standard
"A fine live act... full of treats"
"Wild Card defies gravity by spinning from Funk, Soul, jazz & Afro/latin sounds..."
"Excellent playing… Wild Card’s natural habitat is in live performance… raising the roofin the right club environment…Exciting stuff.”
“Regert’s band Wild Card is a must-see if you get the opportunity”
★★★★ The Jazz Journal
"No frills, Funk fuelled, fun played with integrity and a passionate feel for Jazz!"
"Wild Card features a string of major players.. the core comprises Hammond hero Andrew Noble & Sophie Alloway who is particulary impresive"
★★★★ Echoes magazine (Kevin Legendre)
"it’s a seamless blend of jazz, funk and Latin"
★★★★ Kind Of Jazz
"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"
"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 approach is the diametrical opposite of navel-gazing jazz"
"Un Groupe passionant!"
Alex Dutilh "France Musique"
"Éclectic and clever"
JazzRadio Berlin 106.8fm (Dr.Lyria Messahel MD)
"I love Wild Card"
NPR Atlanta 91.9FM (Aaron Cohen MD)
"The group is so great, special, different than what is going on in the USA"
Jerry Gordon - WPRB Princeton 103.3FM
"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
Charles Husson - National Public Radio (NPR) Hawaii
“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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WILD CARD is a London-based Jazz combo led by French guitarist Clement Regert with British drummer Sophie Alloway & Australian organist/ keyboardist Andrew Noble.
WILD CARD regularly features an augmented horn section and guest vocalists.
Their signature blend of Afro/samba, reworked pop tunes and hard bop numbers is very popular amongst clubs & European jazz festivals
WILD CARD has some residencies at prestigious clubs such as the world famous Ronnie Scott's jazz club and the 606 club
WILD CARD was formed in July 2011. Since then they have played more than 200 shows together, recorded 5 albums and played in many countries.
WILD CARD has recorded and collaborated with 3 Grammy award winners, 2 Grammy award nominees, 1 mercury prize winner and 1 MOBO winner and 2x MOBO nominees in the last few years.
WILD CARD have released their new album "Cabin 19 fever" in January 2023 at a Sold Out Royal Albert Hall Elgar Room.
Download Cabin 19 fever Press release