Posts Tagged ‘USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra’


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Ethan Chilton releases first full-length album, “The Planets”

August 20, 2021

Ethan Chilton (’20), a Jazz Studies alum and current Master’s student, released his first full-length album, “The Planets.”


Bob Mintzer leads the TJO at the 2019 JEN Conference

Standing Ovation

January 22, 2019

Bob Mintzer called on the USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra for a high-profile performance to close the JEN Conference, and the ensemble delivered.


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USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra to perform with New York Voices at 2019 JEN Conference

January 10, 2019

The USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra is set to close the 2019 Jazz Education Network (JEN) Conference on Saturday, January 12. The JEN Conference brings together jazz beginners and experts to celebrate the genre and to join together in keeping the love and education of jazz alive. Bob Mintzer, Thornton’s Bowen H. “Buzz” and Barbara M.… Continue reading USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra to perform with New York Voices at 2019 JEN Conference


[Don’t] pump up the volume

April 30, 2015

On April 16 & 17, USC Thornton celebrated the launch of the Musician’s Wellness Initiative with performances and symposiums on hearing wellness and vocal health.


USC Thornton in Studio A

March 25, 2015

On a Saturday in February, legendary recording engineer and record producer Al Schmitt sat at the massive mixing board in Studio A at Capitol Records in Hollywood to record with students from the USC Thornton School of Music.


USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra records 10 songs in five hours

February 19, 2014

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In the studio with Bob Minzter and USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra

February 19, 2014

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USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra performs at the 2013 Jazz Education Network conference

February 18, 2014

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Thornton Jazz Orchestra welcomes guest musician Lennart Aberg

December 10, 2013

Students, parents and faculty walked downstairs to the underground bar and performance venue underneath the USC Ronald Tutor Campus Center on Nov. 4th. The Tommy’s Place stage was set for the Thornton Jazz Orchestra (TJO) to play, except this show would feature a special guest: Lennart Aberg. Aberg is a Swedish jazz musician, composer and… Continue reading Thornton Jazz Orchestra welcomes guest musician Lennart Aberg


“I Want to Be Happy”

September 15, 2013