"Intensely adept acoustic guitar stylings" NETRYTHMS "Melodic and sophisticated" SHIRE FOLK "This is an album of great songs" FATEA SHOWCASE "Quality songwriting, engaging, uplifting and filled with memorable melodies" R2 MAGAZINE
Wildwood Jack are a unique acoustic guitar and ukulele duo from Kent in the UK.
Their melodic songs blend the acoustic guitar and ukulele with outstanding fingerstyle playing drawing influences from folk,
americana and world music. They embrace the troubadour lifestyle and spend large parts of the year touring across the UK, Europe and New Zealand.
'Wildwood Jack' is their name for the independent spirit of music that knows no boundaries. Their wide repertoire
draws from an eclectic songbook as well as instrumentals and heart warming original songs.
Wildwood Jack are Adam Piggott and Jayne Freeman, a husband and wife duo brought together by a love of music when they first met in 1991 at Hull University and they've been travelling on musical journeys ever since. Settling in Hastings in
East Sussex in 2002 they played in various musical projects including samba bands, ukulele sextets and a cabaret trio all the while gathering and writing songs.
Music took them further and further afield and as they began to experience travels and adventures they longed to hit the road fulltime. In June 2013 they took the big step and sold up to begin an inspirational journey that's taken them all over Europe, the UK and New Zealand.
Playing at acoustic clubs, folk clubs, cafes, bars, house concerts, festivals and even busking they've brought people from all over the world to their timeless style of acoustic folk music.
They released their first album 'Anytime Now' in 2011 under their own names. R2 Magazine described it as "Quality songwriting, engaging, uplifting and filled with memorable melodies"as well as "a perfect summer soundtrack".
Their second album "The Firefly and the Half Diamond" followed a year later, FATEA Showcase said "This is an album of great songs", SHIRE FOLK said "Melodic and sophisticated"NETRYTHMS described it as "genuinely uplifting" with "intensely adept acoustic guitar stylings".
The next album is scheduled for release at the beginning of 2018, sign up for the newsletter on the contact page to stay in touch about this and all the news.
"Can't believe I got to hear you two play today; was such an amazing experience, was completely lost in your music. Thankyou so much"
"Wildwood Jack are the masters of stripped back music. Just beautifully performed and from the heart" Paul, Weston-Super-Mare
"Thankyou for a beautiful experience in Tonder 2016 and we love your CD"
Inger Marie, Arhus, Denmark
"Went and saw this duo yesterday evening. I know something good when I see it......however I would have to say......Wildwood Jack are....excellent !!!!" Pip Gilbert, Crookes Folk Club
"Thanks very much for a lovely evening at The Station last night, we really enjoyed it. Hope you'll be back in Whitby soon" Kath, Whitby
"Just loved you both this afternoon at The Anchor Wingham. Such a beautiful, mellow sound. Thankyou for making a lovely afternoon" Margaret, Wingham