Jazz pianist Donald Vega indoors wearing sunglasses.

Jazz pianist Donald Vega featured in Trojan Family Magazine

Jazz pianist and USC Thornton alumnus Donald Vega (’99) was featured in the Summer 2023 issue of Trojan Family Magazine. He discussed studying classical piano in Nicaragua, emigrating to the United States and finding community at USC.

Vega is a Jazz Studies faculty member at The Juilliard School. He is preparing to release an album dedicated to his immigration story, As I Travel, on October 27.

Photo by Shervin Lainez.

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