32nd Annual Playboy Jazz Festival: June 12-13, 2010

The biggest jazz event of the summer is just around the corner! Get your tickets now for the 32nd annual Playboy Jazz Festival happening June 12-13, 2010.

The rich tradition of legendary jazz performers as well as new, up and coming talent continues to excite audiences through this amazing event. And this year's lineup is a force to be reckoned with!

The legendary George Benson, Chick Corea, Manhattan Transfer, Kurt Elling, and Los Van Van! are just some of the headliners for this fabulous weekend of jazz. Below is the complete lineup for both days.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 -
2:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • Chick Corea Freedom Band with Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Kenny Garrett
  • Sax for Stax featuring Gerald Albright, Jeff Lorber, and Kirk Whalum
  • Kurt Elling with special guest Ernie Watts
  • Pete Escovedo Orchestra featuring Shelia E., Peter Michael, and Juan Escovedo
  • Marcus Miller Band with featured guest artist Christian Scott
  • The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra salutes Louie Bellson
  • Javon Jackson Band with special guest Les McCann
  • Naturally 7
  • Jake Shimabukuro
  • Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue
  • El Dorado High School under the direction of Richard Watson
Sunday, June 13, 2010 -
2:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

  • George Benson
  • Manhattan Transfer
  • Bobby Hutcherson and Cedar Walton Quartet
  • Salif Keita
  • Robert Randolph & The Family Band
  • Esperanza Spalding
  • Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
  • Tiempo Libre
  • Cos of Good Music with Dwayne Burno, Ndugu Chancler, Mark Gross, Jay Hoggard, D.D. Jackson, and Ingrid Jensen
  • Jazz Mafia's Brass Bows and Beats
  • L.A. All District High School Jazz band under the direction of Tony White and J.B. Dvas
Don't miss out on the biggest jazz weekend of the year! Come join Hugh Hefner and host Bill Cosby at the Hollywood Bowl for this landmark jazz event. Tickets start as low as $20. Get yours and I hope to see you there! I'm getting mine!

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The 32nd Annual Playboy Jazz Festival is presented in cooperation with the L.A. Philharmonic Association, KJAZZ 88.1 FM, and 94.7 The Wave.


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