Thatcher has recorded for such motion picture luminaries as John Williams, Jerry Goldsmith, Randy Newman, Thomas Newman and Danny Elfman on such films as "Jurassic Park", "Anastasia", "Men in Black" and "The Shawshank Redemption". He records for television, advertising and records, having performed with such artist as Barbara Streisand, Natalie Cole, Neil Daimond, and Frank Sinatra. Thatcher's orchestral associations include performances with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, the Long Beach Opera, the Los Angeles Opera, Opera Pacific, the Pacific Symphony, and the American Ballet Theater, San Francisco and Kirov ballet companies.

His work abroad includes positions of principal bass trombone with the Cape Town Symphony Orchestra, principal bass trombone with the National Symphony Orchestra of the S.A.B.C., principal first trombone with the Cape Town Opera Orchestra, and principal bass trombone with the Orchestra Sinfonica Municipal de Caracas. Thatcher records for Raptoiria Caam Records as a solo artist  and as principal bass trombone of the Viklarbo Chamber Symphony. An active symphonic soloist, Thatcher recently performed Maria Newman's Concerto for Bass trombone and Orchestra (Peccavi) with both the Viklarbo Chamber Symphony and  the Occidental-Caltech Orchestra in Los Angeles.


2012     The Amazing Spider-Man [Music from the Motion Picture]     James Horner     Trombone
2011     Arthur [2011]         Trombone
2011     The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn [Music from the Motion Picture]     Trombone
2011     The Rite     Alex Heffes     Trombone
2011     War Horse [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]         Trombone
2010     Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief     Christophe Beck     Trombone
2010     Repo Men         Trombone
2010     The Last Airbender     James Newton Howard     Trombone
2009     Avatar     James Horner     Trombone
2009     Trick 'R Treat: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack     Douglas Pipes     Trombone
2008     Harps and Angels     Randy Newman     Trombone
2008     Max Payne [Original Score]     Buck Sanders     Main Personnel, Trombone
2008     Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo [Original Score for the Animated Feature]     Trombone
2008     The Curious Case of Benjamin Button [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Trombone
2007     August Rush         Trombone
2007     Blades of Glory [Original Motion Picture Score]     Theodore Shapiro     Trombone
2007     Bobby [Original Motion Picture Score]     Mark Isham     Trombone
2007     Next [Music from the Motion Picture]     Mark Isham     Trombone
2007     The Number 23 [Original Motion Picture Score]     Harry Gregson-Williams     Trombone
2006     Freedomland [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     James Newton Howard     Trombone
2005     Dark Water [Original Score]     Angelo Badalamenti     Trombone
2005     King Kong [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]         Trombone
2005     Meet the Fockers [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Randy Newman     Trombone
2005     Munich [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     John Williams     Trombone
2005     The Interpreter [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     James Newton Howard     Trombone
2005     War of the Worlds [Music from the Motion Picture]         Trombone
2004     Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     James Horner     Trombone
2004     Flight of the Phoenix [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Marco Beltrami     Trombone
2004     Hidalgo (Music Composed by James Newton Howard     James Newton Howard     Trombone
2004     I, Robot [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Marco Beltrami     Trombone
2004     Surviving Christmas [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Randy Edelman     Trombone
2004     The Terminal [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]         Trombone
2004     The Village (Original Score)     James Newton Howard     Trombone
2003     Dreamcatcher [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     James Newton Howard     Trombone
2003     Peter Pan [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     James Newton Howard     Trombone
2003     Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Trombone
2002     The Tuxedo [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     John Debney     Trombone
2001     Evolution [Original Score]     John Powell     Trombone
2001     Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back [Original Motion Picture Score]         Trombone
1992     Grand Canyon [Original Soundtrack]     James Newton Howard     Trombone
             Human Target: Season 1     Bear McCreary     Trombone



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