Carson Center (CTV)

Carson Center is a music performance space that features performances from the Jazz Studies, Studio/Jazz Guitar, and Popular Music programs, including student recitals, ensemble concerts, and showcase events.

3450 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089


University Park

Upcoming Events

Jazz Night featuring the Jazz Honors Combo

The Jazz Honors Combo, a select group of USC Thornton jazz musicians led by Jason Goldman, headlines this ongoing showcase of contemporary jazz at Carson...

9/30 7pm
Jazz Night featuring the USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra and Ricky Peterson

The USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra shines with special guest Ricky Peterson on organ and vocals. A longtime collaborator with artists such as Dave Sanborn and...

10/7 7pm
Popular Music: Second-Year Showcase

Sean Holt leads second-year Popular Music students in this showcase, focusing on stylistic nuance, groove, and ensemble technique.

10/11 8pm
Jazz Night featuring the USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra

The USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra headlines an evening of contemporary jazz with a tribute to Nat King Cole's to celebrate the iconic musician's 100th...

10/14 7pm
Jazz Night featuring the USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra and Vince Mendoza with guest vocalist Luciana Souza

The USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra, led by music director Bob Mintzer, and guest vocalist Luciana Souza present an evening of standards and original...

10/28 7pm

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