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Career Highlights

Festival performances
• Lake Tahoe Music Festival
• Monterey High School Jazz Festival—CA
• Jazz on the Green—Sun Valley, ID
• Westport Music Festival—Westport, CT
• Jazz in the Parks—Olympia, WA
• Seafair Ball, Bellevue WA

Notable concerts
• Walnut Creek Performing Arts Center—CA
• Concierto de Aranjeuz, Caldwell Orchestra—ID
• Northwest Performing Arts Concert—Seaside, OR
• Solo Classical Guitar Concert—Weiser, ID
• St. Mark’s Solo Classical Guitar—Boise, ID

• Toured in Japan for 3 months as a solo guitarist
• Toured with Scott Cossu throughout the Northwest
• Toured in Idaho with the 25th Army Band

Club performances
• Jazz Alley—Seattle, WA
• Triple Door—Seattle, WA
• Tula’s—Seattle, WA
• The New Orleans—Seattle, WA
• Jubilante’s—Renton, WA
• The Backstage—Ballard, WA
• The Gamekeeper—Boise, ID

Performances with nationally renowned artists
• Tonight show saxophonist Pete Christlieb
• Windham Hill recording artist Scott Cossu
• Canadian jazz great Rob McConnell
• World famous trumpet player Bobby Shew
• Roger Fischer of Heart fame
• Opening act for Maynard Ferguson

Music director
• Seattle Central Jazz Orchestra
• Federal Way Symphony Big Band

• Federal Way Jazz Camp—WA
• Illahee Middle School Clinic—WA

High profile events
• Dinner of the Decade at Ste. Michelle Winery—WA
• Microsoft Christmas party,Qwest Stadium—Seattle
• Lunchtime concerts, WA Trade Center—Seattle
• Top of the Elliott Hotel—Astoria, OR

Performed with
• West Seattle Big Band
• Seattle Composer’s Alliance Big Band
• Grooving Higher Jazz Orchestra
• Jim Cutler Jazz Orchestra
• Seattle’s Jazz Police

Plays and musicals
• Tacoma Actors Guild—numerous plays including

The Return of Mad Housewives

A My Name is Still Alice, Group Theatre—Seattle
Love is Love, Village Theatre—Issaquah, WA

Selected discography
About the Day CD, Lonnie Mardis Band

—About the Day Publishing

The Mayn Thing CD, Grooving Higher Jazz

Orchestra—Emerald Star Entertainment

Greatful Heart, Kate Moody—Frog Rock Prod.
Heritage, Trent Pomeroy

Radio and TV appearances
• Classical solo guitar for Channel 4—Boise, ID
• Boplicity Jazz Concert on Channel 4—Boise, ID
• Radio Interview on KUMN—Astoria, WA

Film scores
Tip Toes
Open House, Seattle International Film Festival

—Fly Filmmaking

Noteworthy achievements and affiliations
• Masters in Jazz Performance, New England

• Performing Arts panelist for Idaho ’91 Commission on the Arts

• Composer/Arranger for Sunhawk Music & 25th

Army Band

Japan tour

Lonnie in Sally Tibbs jazz trio

Lonnie in Spice of Life jazz quintet