Events for Jazz Studies

Jazz Night: USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra

The USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra headlines an evening of contemporary jazz with Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue, a concert of Duke Ellington's music featuring his famous song, "Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue."

Jazz Night: ALAJE

ALAJE, the USC Thornton Afro-Latin American Jazz Ensemble led by Aaron Serfaty, headlines this ongoing series featuring USC Thornton student jazz ensembles.

Jazz Night: USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra and the Yellowjackets

The USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra is joined by celebrated jazz quartet the Yellowjackets in a concert welcoming drummer Will Kennedy to the USC Thornton faculty.

JazzReach Concert

Young student jazz ensembles from the Los Angeles community perform as part of the USC Thornton Community Engagement Programs, funded in part by the USC Good Neighbors Campaign.

Jazz Night: USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra

The USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra headlines an evening of contemporary jazz with their 3rd annual Video Game Concert, featuring original arrangements of famous video game themes.

Jazz Night: Jazz Honors Combo

The Jazz Honors Combo, led by Jason Goldman, headlines this ongoing showcase of contemporary jazz with an evening of standards from the American songbook.