Playboy has established there jazz festival as one the premier jazz festivals and this June 11-12th will be no exception. For decades the playboy jazz festival has showcased some of the best jazz talent together for a party that only playboy can deliver. Nothing beats live music and this year will have a power packed house of great live music. Some of the biggest names in jazz will deliver an electrifying mix from classical jazz to upbeat world fusion. Bill Cosby once again will be the Master of Ceremonies and the Producer is of course Hugh Hefner.
For Saturday night the lineup includes Diana Reeves, the Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra, SF JAZZ Collective, a night in Treme, The Roots with special guest Terrance Blanchard, Cosby All Stars, Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet, LAUSD All City HS Band, Fourplay featuring Bob James, Nathan East, Chuck Loeb and Harvey Mason. Sunday’s lineup will include Buddy Guy, Lee Konitz New Quartet, John Scofield and Ruben Ford, Naturally 7, Geri Allen and her Timeline Band, Carlos Varela, Bill Cunliffe and the Resonance Big Band, Pullum HS Jazz Big Band and Harmony 3 with Ronnie Laws, Walter Beasley and Stanley Jordan.
Year after year the Playboy Jazz Festival makes sure their guest are treated to an entertaining and enjoyable music festival so you owe it to yourself to experience it at least once. It will take place at the Hollywood Bowl so get your tickets and enjoy the rich tradition of the Playboy Jazz Festival.
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Hollywood Bowl
Address: 2301 N. Highland Ave. , Los Angeles, 90068
Admission: From $20.00 to $150.00