“Organ trio” led by French born, London based guitarist and composer Clement Regert. Also featuring Andrew Noble (Hammond, Rhodes) and Sophie Alloway (drums).
Album “Evertthing Changes” (2012) includes guest appearances by Dennis Rollins (trombone), Graeme Flowers (trumpet) and Roberto Manzin (reeds).
Follow up “Organic Riot” (2015) places a greater emphasis on Regert’s writing. Guest include Flowes and Manzin.
"Taken on its own terms the album is a very enjoyable listen with some excellent playing from the core trio and their guests. "
"Wild Card is more than just an organ trio. With its focus on original composition “Organic Riot” represents their most mature recorded statement to date. "
"â€śLife Storiesâ€ť features Wild Card doing what they do best, delivering vibrant, exciting music with the potential to appeal to a wide fan base.Lovers of jazz, funk & soul should all find much to enjoy."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann enjoys the final day of the Festival and performances by Flying Machines, the Monty Alexander Trio and Bill Laurance and the WDR Big Band conducted by Bob Mintzer.
Ian Mann on a diverse day of musical performances including those of Ranjana Ghatak, Hilde Marie Holsen, Ivo Neame / Pete Wareham Duo, Trish Clowes' My Iris and the Avishai Cohen Trio.