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31st Annual Playboy Jazz Festival Artist Line-Up
By Sentinel News Service
Published June 11, 2009

31st Annual Playboy Jazz Festival Artist Line-Up

(In order of appearance, subject to change)

WHAT:  2009 Playboy Jazz Festival

                                (Presented in cooperation with the L.A. Philharmonic Association)

WHEN:  Saturday, June 13, 2009, 2:30 P.M.–11:00 P.M.

Sunday, June 14, 2009, 2:00 P.M. — 10:30 P.M.

WHERE: Hollywood Bowl

                                Los Angeles, California

TALENT:               Saturday, June 13, 2009, 2:30 P.M.-11:00 P.M.


La County High School For The Arts Jazz Ensemble

Under the Direction of Jason Goldman


Direct from New Orleans

New Birth Brass Band

Cos Of Good Music Featuring Dwayne Burno, Ndugu Chancler, Anat Cohen, Luis Conte, Tanya Darby, Geoffrey Keezer

Jon Faddis Quartet

Esperanza Spalding

                         Sharon Jones And The Dap Kings             


Jack Sheldon Orchestra

Rembering the Miles Davis Classic

Kind of Blue @ 50

Jimmy Cobb’s So What Band

Featuring Wallace Roney, Vincent Herring, Javon Jackson,

Larry Willis & Buster Williams


Pete Escovedo Orchestra Featuring Sheila E., Peter Michael, and Juan Escovedo

                                Summer Storm Staring Norman Brown, Eric Farius, Phil Perry, Gail Johnson

 The Neville Brothers

TALENT:               Sunday, June 14, 2009 2:00P.M. -10:30 P.M.

                                North Hollywood High School Jazz Ensemble

                                Under The Direction Of Jonathan Kenion

                                Anat Cohen Quartet

                                Alfredo Rodriguez

                                Wayne Shorter Quartet

                                Monty Alexander’s Jazz & Roots


                                Dave Holland Big Band

                                Patti Austin

                                King Sunny Ade

                                Kenny G

                                Oscar Hernandez & The La Salsa All-Stars


                                Bill Cosby, Master of Ceremonies


     Executive Producer 

Hugh M. Hefner

President, Playboy Jazz Festivals

Richard Rosenzweig


George Wein

Associate Producer, Playboy Jazz Festivals

Darlene Chan And Festival West. Inc


Categories: Music

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