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Bob James, David Sanborn for Playboy Jazz Festival

Mar 04 2013

The 35th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival will be held June 15-16, 2013 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.  The event will be hosted by a new Master of Ceremonies, comedian and actor George Lopez, who takes over hosting duties from longtime emcee Bill Cosby.  The festival will offer performances from Bob James and David Sanborn, George Duke with Jeffrey Osborne, Angelique Kidjo with Hugh Masekela and Taj Mahal, India.Arie, Sheila E., Trombone Shorty, 2013 Grammy winner Robert Glasper Experiment and Grammy nominee Gregory Porter.  In addition, Naturally 7 will be joined by special guest Herbie Hancock; the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra will handle an 80th birthday salute to Quincy Jones featuring guests Patti Austin and Hubert Laws; and the Brubeck Brothers Quartet will perform a special tribute to their late father, piano legend Dave Brubeck.  Tickets and more information for the Playboy Jazz Festival are available here.

Last changed: Mar 04 2013 at 7:38 AM

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