Welcome! Stew's Résumé Testimonials

2010

Stan Kenton Alumni       

Big Band – Mike Vax 

 - Bass Trombone

 - Tuba

1983 - Present

Redlands Symphony

Jon Robertson – Conductor

- Bass Trombone

- Principal Trombone (1983- 1992)

- Soloist

2006 – Present

Legacy Artists

Alan Yankee- Owner/Contractor

 - Musical Shows

2009 – Present          

All Star Big Band          

Jeff Stover - Director

   - Trombone

   - Bass Trombone

1995 – Present             

Ralph Carmichael          

Big Band                     

- Trombone

- Bass trombone

- Recording

1993 – Present              

American Martyrs            

Catholic Church,

Manhattan Beach

- Music Contractor

- Trombone

1983 – 2009

Lake Arrowhead Village

“Center Stage”

Concert Series and Village Entertainment

 - Director and Producer

 - Contractor of tribute bands and other

   guest artists.

   FEATURED VILLAGE BANDS

   “Dixieland Stew”, “Stewedshiedzel”

   and “Bavarian Stew” German bands,

   and the “Stewart” Big Band swing 

   Orchestra.

1985 - 1992

West Coast Opera Theatre, Palm Desert

Josephine Lombardo – CEO

- Trombone

- Orchestra Contractor

1998 - 2004

David Clydesdale Recordings

- Trombone

- Bass Trombone

1981 – 2005 (Retired)

562nd Air National Guard Band of the Southwest

Major – Eric Patterson - Commander

- Trombone, Bass Trombone, Euphonium

- Small Ensemble Noncommissioned

     Officer In Charge: Brass Quintet,

      Dixieland Band, Small Combo,

      Saxophone Quartet, Christmas

      Ensembles, and Oktoberfest band.

- Featured Soloist.

  Awards:

- The Meritorious Service Medal

- The California Commendation Medal

- The Air Force Achievement Medal

2000

Ford Focus

Camel Cigarettes

T.V. Commercial and

Magazine advertising

Piranha II Movie

- Music Contractor     

- Stewedshiedzel / Bavarian Stew

  German Bands

1999 – Present

Los Angeles Shows, Incl. California Theater, San Gabriel, Pantages, Orange County Performing Arts Theaters (shows)

 - Trombone

 - Bass Trombone

 - Tuba

1998  - 2001

St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church Orchestra, Palm Desert

- Music Contractor

- Trombone

- Bass Trombone

1998 – 2001

Palm Desert Master Chorale Orchestra

- Orchestra Contractor

- Trombone

1998

St James Episcopal Church, South Pasadena

- Music Contractor

- Trombone

1994

Pasadena Pops Orchestra

- Trombone Soloist/Guest Artist

1994

Redlands Symphony

- Trombone Soloist/Guest Artist

1973 - 1994

Riverside Philharmonic

Patrick Flynn

Larry Christianson and

James Guthrie

- Principal Trombone

1996

Riverside Philharmonic

- Soloist/Guest Artist

1985 - 1995

College of the Desert Theatre Orchestra

- Trombone

- Orchestra Contractor

1985-1990

San Bernardino Symphony

- Trombone

- Bass Trombone

1978-1980

Harry James Orchestra Tour

- Bass Trombone

- Featured Soloist

- Recording

1975 - 1978

Spike Jones Jr. Tour & Recording

- Trombone

- Recording Contractor

1973-1978

Hanna-Barbera Films

- Trombone

- Bass Trombone

1972

Stan Kenton All Star Band, Kennedy Center

- Bass Trombone

- Outstanding Performer Award

  (Oliver Nelson –Director / Urbie Green)

1966 - 1969

U.S. Army Band

Fort Monroe, VA

- Show Band Director

- Trombone

- Soloist

1966 – 1969

Newport News Symphony, Virginia

 - Principal Trombone

1966 – 1969

Williamsburg Palace Orchestra, Virginia

- Sacbut

- Bass Sacbut