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play the music of Nancy Wilson & Dexter Gordon

Saturday 17th September 7:30pm

Acclaimed UK based jazz musicians Irene Serra and Tim Boniface are a perfectly suited match to explore the music of singer Nancy Wilson and saxophonist Dexter Gordon - two American giants of jazz whose bold sound, impeccable timing and lyrical melodies delighted listeners for decades. With a fabulous backing trio, Irene and Tim take you on a journey into the heart of cool with their beautifully conceived evening of classic jazz. 

Tickets £15

Table seating (tables seat up to 6 people)


Irene Serra is a highly sought after jazz singer based in London. She performs in a huge variety of styles, and has brought her take on classic songs and her own compositions to prestigious venues such as the Barbican Centre (with Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Centre Jazz Orchestra), the Royal Albert Hall, Ronnie Scotts, Pizza Express Jazz Club, 606 Jazz Club and the National Theatre. Her original project, ISQ, was also named a Time Out London Critic’s Choice. Although at home in so many styles, Irene’s approach has a natural affinity with the delivery, timing and depth of the great Nancy Wilson, making her perfect for this project.


Tim Boniface is a highly respected jazz multi-instrumentalist and composer based in Cambridge, He works primarily on saxophones and piano, but also plays trumpet, flugelhorn, guitars and clarinet. A leader of his own ensembles - especially his quartet with whom he has released two acclaimed jazz suites ’The Eight Words’ and ’The Infant’ - Tim has collaborated with many wonderful jazz musicians on the UK scene, including Tony Kofi, Polly Gibbons, James Pearson, Scott Hamilton, Tara Minton, and latterly this fruitful and dynamic partnership with Irene. Tim is also a priest and theologian, Chaplain to Girton College at the University of Cambridge, and a pastoral patron of the Lantern Arts Centre, a place close to his heart for many years. 

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Your Visit

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Lantern Arts Centre, Tolverne Road, London, SW20 8RA

Food and Drink

Whilst the Lantern Coffee House is currently not yet open, light refreshments will be available. 


The Lantern Arts Centre is accessible by wheelchair-users and people with restricted mobility, lifts are available for studios on the first floor, whereas ramps are in place to access the main auditorium. When booking please add any requirements in the seating requests section.


There are no cloakroom facilities at the Lantern Arts Centre.


Once you have booked your seat you will be emailed your e-ticket which will be scanned upon your arrival to the venue. If you are unsure about booking seats please call 020 3761 7070.

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