George Lopez hosts the 37th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl. Since its debut at the Chicago Stadium in 1959, the iconic jazz event has made its way to Los Angeles in 1979 and has remained there ever since. Buy your tickets now and enjoy the jazz festivities with headliners Herbie Hancock, Aloe Blacc, Eddie Palmieri and many, many more.
The weekend’s all-star line-up will include:
George Lopez, master of ceremonies
JUNE 13TH, 2015
Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and the Monk Institute of Jazz Performance Ensemble
Eddie Palmieri Afro-Caribbean Jazz Band with special invited guests Ronnie Cuber, Alfredo De La Fe, Donald Harrison, Joe Locke
Tower Of Power
Jason Moran’s Fats Waller Dance Party
Celebrating Gerald Wilson Orchestra under the direction of Anthony Wilson
Melissa Aldana & Crash Trio
A Sacred Steel Love Supreme: The Campbell Brothers Present “A Love Supreme”
Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Vocal Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Pat Bass
JUNE 14TH, 2015
Terence Blanchard E-Collective
The Dizzy Gillespie™ Big Band under the direction of John Lee
King Sunny Ade and his African Beats
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Blue Note 75th Anniversary Presents: Our Point of View featuring Robert Glasper, Derrick Hodge, Kendrick Scott, Lionel Loueke, Marcus Strickland and Ambrose Akinmusire
The Jones Family Singers
The LAUSD/Beyond the Bell All-City Jazz Big Band under the direction of Tony White and J.B. Dyas
Produced in association with the Los Angeles Philharmonic by FestivalWest, Inc.
Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change.