Some of the most exciting and internationally renowned names in jazz will come together when the 2009 Playboy Jazz Festival, now in its 31st year, presents a stellar lineup of talent Saturday and Sunday, June 13th and 14th at the landmark Hollywood Bowl. The two day event, which annually attracts over 35,000 fans, celebrates the entire spectrum of jazz. This year’s slate of performers will feature an eclectic mix of veteran jazz icons, today’s hottest young stars, world music performers, and Festival favorites. This is a must see event, buy Playboy Jazz Festival Tickets today!
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About The Playboy Jazz Festival
For the past 31 years, the Playboy Jazz Festival has been a success! This event, as you can imagine, is sponsored by Playboy! The Playboy Jazz Festival is a star studded event with The Neville Brothers, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, the Wayne Shorter Quartet and Kenny G among the performers slated to appear at the 2009 Playboy Jazz Festival, June 13-14 at the Hollywood Bowl.
In addition to the Neville Brothers and Sharon Jones, Saturday’s lineup will feature a 50th anniversary salute to Miles Davis’ class album “Kind of Blue” by Jimmy Cobb’s So What Band. Also performing on the festival’s first day with be Summer Storm featuring Norman Brown, Wayman Tisdale and Eric Darius, the Jon Faddis Quartet, the Jack Sheldon Orchestra, the Pete Escovedo Orchestra featuring Sheila E., Esperanza Spalding, Cos of Good Music, the New Birth Brass Band and the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Jazz Ensemble.
The festival’s second day will boast Patti Austin, King Sunny Ade, the Dave Holland Big Band, Monty Alexander’s Jazz & Roots, Oscar Hernandez and the Conga Room All-Stars, the Anat Cohen Quartet, Alfredo Rodriguez and the North Hollywood High School Jazz Ensemble.
As always, Bill Cosby will serve as master of ceremonies. Buy Playboy Jazz Festival Tickets today at citrustickets.com and enjoy the sounds and the sites in pleasure!