USC CreSCendo Vocal Jazz Ensemble

The vocal jazz ensemble sings onstage. They are in various concert attire.
This is a close-up pcture of a USC Thornton student in black concert attire singing with rest of the ensemble.

The USC CreSCendo Vocal Jazz Ensemble, led by Sara Gazarek, is the university’s home for vocal jazz, popular song and a cappella group performance. Performing on mic and with a full rhythm section, the ensemble presents material from the American songbook, as well as works from contemporary composers and arrangers. The ensemble has performed at “We Love Ella! A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald” (hosted by Natalie Cole and Patti Austin), LA Live, The Oceanside Jazz Festival, USC’s Jazz Day, Vitello’s Jazz Club and various festivals and music venues across California.