Singing and playing since early childhood, Bonnie Lowdermilk has her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and has been performing professionally for close to thirty years. She studied jazz piano with Denver's renowned teacher, the late Ted Alexander as well as with Berkelee School of Music's Katy Roberts. Throughout the 1990's Bonnie lived and performed in Paris, France. She played at the celebrated Duc de Lombard and Sunset and other major clubs and festivals there. In 1998 she played the festival, Jazz in Marciac, where celebrities Wynton Marsalis and Shirley Horn also performed and gave a five day vocal clinic at the festival. Bonnie recorded her first CD as a vocalist in NYC with the Fred Hersch Trio in 1996 and it was released in 1997 to much acclaim. Her latest CD, Up To Now, released in Feb. 2009 features Bonnie as vocalist-pianist/bandleader, contains her arrangements for sextet on some tunes and includes three original compositions. In Sept. 2009, she performed her recent composition Peter's Portrait with bassist Eddie Gomez at a special show with Ted Alexander at Dazzle in Denver.
Bonnie works as a solo, duo, trio (piano, upright bass, drums) and in quartet, quintet and sextet formations (add sax, trumpet, trombone or guitar) for clubs, concerts, parties, and other events throughout the Denver area and beyond.