USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra

Members of the concert jazz orchestra in various attire perform onstage.
A USC Thornton student in dark attire plays the drums onstage.

USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra, directed by multi-platinum producer Jason Goldman, pays homage to the tradition of classic big bands with performances that regularly celebrate jazz greats. The group often performs music arranged by students, Thornton alumni and faculty and comprises musicians from the jazz, classical and pop programs. Besides playing traditional big band music from the greats, the band also programs fan favorite concerts including music from iconic video games, motion pictures and television.