World renowned multi instrumentalist/composer/educator,Dr Jason ThorntonBMus(Hons.), DipEd, MMus, PhD, has been at the forefront of the music industry for the last three decades, touring the world with the historical elite.
His playing credits include;
Frank Sinatra, Shirley Bassey, James Taylor, Gloria Estefan, Cher, Cat Stevens,The Troggs, 1927, Matt Finish, and The Masters Apprentices. Most recently he has been working with Angry Anderson (Rose Tattoo), Steve Kilbey (The Church), Ian Moss (Cold Chisel), Craig Calhoun (Temptations), as well as many local acts.
As an Educator;
The Australian Institute of Music, Australian International Conservatorium of Music, Capilano University (Vancouver), University of Western Sydney,Southern Institute of Technology (NZ), Edinburgh University (Scotland), Mitchell Conservatorium.
Dr Thornton is primarily a saxophonist but plays the following;
Sopranino Sax, Soprano Sax, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax, Eb Clarinet, Bb Clarinet, Alto Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Piccolo Flute, C Flute, Alto Flute, EWI, Piano, Bass and Guitar.