Mardra Thomas

Posted May 23, 2019

DeKalb, IL

Vocalist/Actress Mardra Thomas has been performing for more than twenty years with the Birch Creek Jazz Orchestra. For years, she has painted a musical and historical picture of the life of Billie Holiday. Mardra was nominated for Best Leading Actress in a Musical by Chicago’s Black Theatre Alliance’s Award for her portrayal of Billie in Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar & Grill. Mardra can be seen on the theater stage, concert halls, jazz festivals and premier clubs. Mardra’s latest recording Matters Of the Heart is with her husband pianist Reggie Thomas.