Studio Guitar News from the 2015-2016 Academic Year

Pat Kelley headlines first annual Chet Baker Festival

October 19, 2015

Pat Kelley, senior lecturer in USC Thornton’s Studio Guitar program, headlined at the first annual Chet Baker Jazz Festival on October 10, 2015. The event was held in Yale, Oklahoma, the birthplace of the renowned jazz trumpeter and vocalist. Kelley and his trio performed in one of several concerts honoring Baker’s musical legacy.


Alumnus Terry Carter releases second educational music app

October 15, 2015

USC Thornton Studio/Jazz Guitar alumnus Terry Carter (MM ’02), a Los Angeles-based guitarist, producer and educator, has released a new mobile app to parallel his Rock Like the Pro’s guitar book series. Users of the Rock Like the Pro’s app will have access to over 300 videos and lessons that cover the logistics of learning […]


Bruce Forman’s jazz trio profiled in Glendale News-Press

August 26, 2015

USC Thornton faculty member and internationally acclaimed jazz guitarist Bruce Forman will perform with his jazz trio on Aug. 26, at Burbank’s Viva Cantina. The group, known as Bruce Forman’s Trio, will perform songs from their latest album entitled “The Book of Forman,” which the Glendale News-Press has already lauded for its fierce and authentic […]


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