Tim Boniface

London based multi-instrumentalist and composer. Mainstream stylist on tenor and alto saxes and piano; plays flugelhorn and guitar on some gigs and recordings. Also a priest in the Church of England.

Notable original works: jazz suites, The Eight Words (2016) and The Infant (2019). Recent collaborators (live and studio) include Polly Gibbons, Phil Merriman, Alice Zawadski, James Pearson, Irene Serra, Scott Hamilton, Andy Cooper, Tara Minton, Raphael Clarkson, Ed Babar, Jon Ormston. 20yr collaborative partnership based in Ashtead, Surrey, with drummer Tom Early, who runs Ashtead Jazz Club.


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”Tuneful, sincere and exciting... and it swings. Tim Boniface's quartet play beautifully on his compositions. Some solos will blow you away: Tim's impassioned tenor and alto; Phil Merriman's piano - is there anything he can't do? - as well as the smart interlocking of the rhythm section. The bonus track with Polly Gibbons is a jam session so exciting that you never want it to end. ...Fine music.” Brian Case

“Beautifully played and conceived. The Eight Words is the work of a fine composer- musician—who also happens to be ordained. And this is the uniqueness here. The work is ambitious, thoughtful and accessible, yes

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