Jazz Honors Combo

Two USC Thornton jazz students side-by-side in blue and black concert attire play the trumpet and trombone.
A USC Thornton jazz student in white concert attire plays the electric guitar.

The USC Thornton Jazz Honors Combo, led by multi-platinum producer Jason Goldman, is a select group of students chosen to represent the Jazz Studies department at high-profile events. The group comprises some of the finest young jazz musicians in the world. The ensemble regularly blurs the lines of jazz and other genres of music. The group has performed with some of the finest jazz musicians in the world including Walter Smith, Greg Osby, John Daversa and Patrice Rushen, as well as writing music to picture and performing with techno DJ Greg Stryke Chen.