“I've had a lot of things to be proud of in my life. But nothing more, quite frankly, than the Jazz Festival.”
Don't miss the 35th Anniversary! Come celebrate with Playboy and an amazing all-star lineup of the best jazz musicians around. Complete artist line-up is now available!
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The 2013 Playboy Jazz Festival
Order of Appearance
Saturday, June 15: 3:00-11:00 p.m.
The Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Jazz Ensemble
Pedrito Martinez Group featuring Ariacne Trujillo
Grace Kelly Quintet with special guest Phil Woods
Robert Glasper Experiment
Angelique Kidjo with special guest Hugh Masekela
Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band with special guest Lee Ritenour
Naturally 7 with special guest Herbie Hancock
Olé Coltrane featuring Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Jazz Band
with special guest James Carter
George Duke with special guest Jeffrey Osborne
Sunday, June 16: 3:00-10:30 p.m.
The LAUSD Beyond The Bell Jazz Band
ELEW and JazzAntiqua Dance Ensemble
Brubeck Brothers Quartet
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Taj Mahal and the Real Thing Tuba Band
The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra with special guests Patti Austin and Hubert Laws
Bob James/David Sanborn featuring Steve Gadd and James Genus
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Subject to change
Check out the video from the 2012 Playboy Jazz Festival:
Master of Ceremonies