“Neil Wilde” is known for his amazing gift of Performance
the way he pounds the piano “Boogie Woogie style
“as if it has offended him” quote “Huddersfield examiner 1977”
with a voice that is one minute strong and hard hitting
and the next minute calm and serene.
Neil is from God’s county, Yorkshire in England.
“Neil is always like a breath of fresh air and revives the spirits
Spontaneous and gregarious and startlingly talented, it’s been a pleasure to watch him playing up close and personal.
”writes Nicky Germain (Maggie’s Blue Suede News)
Neil's Boogie Band is an amazing project performing with two outstanding musicians. This really ROCKS!!!!
Never having any musical education
Neil started his musical journey at the age of 12 playing guitar
and singing gospel music in church with his grandmother. wining local talent competitions
at the age of 13 Neil says he was drawn to the piano by God
by the age of 16 he played in his first professional band
“20 Flight Rock” at 17 he had his own band “Let The Good Times Roll” And from 1977 to 1985 Neil traveled around the UK perfecting his pounding piano style. He performed along side such artist as Mungo Jerry, Tommy Bruce,
Edison Lighthouse, The Bootleg Beatles,
The searchers, Shakin’ Stevens, The Jets, Showaddywaddy,
In 1986 Neil started a tour that took him rocking around the world. After rocking the boat on cruise ships, and helping to shape the modern day concept of Rock’n’Roll piano bars around Scandinavia, Neil settled in Stavanger Norway where he formed his band “The Blue Masters”.
Neil lived in Stavanger from 1990 until 2004, performing alongside many of Norway’s top Stars. Neil became very popular, with original songs he and Tony Burton had written in the early 90’s. Playing at Festivals, Dance clubs, and events all around Norway, followed by TV and Radio appearances, a record deal, and a sponsorship with Yamaha Scandinavia.
2004 due to ill heath in Neil’s family he returned to his roots in Yorkshire, were he live’s today.