Saturday, June 16, 2012, 3 pm
The Playboy Jazz Festival celebrates it’s 34th year with two huge evenings of music at the famed Hollywood Bowl - Saturday June 16 & Sunday, June 17. On Saturday, June 16, we have assembled a New Orleans celebration featuring The Soul Rebels with special guests Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Leo Nocentelli on guitar and Ivan Neville on keys and vocals.
Other artists performing on this program are Christian McBride Big Band, Boney James, Ozomatli, Sheila E., Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings; Global Gumbo All Stars featuring Richard Bona, Lionel Loueke, Francisco Mela, Alfredo Rodriguez; Cos of Good Music featuring Farid Barron, Dwayne Burno, Ndugu Chancler, Tia Fuller, Matthew Garrison, Ingrid Jensen, Babatunde Lea, Erena Terakubo; The LAUSD/Beyond the Bell All City Jazz Band under the direction of Tony White and J.B. Dyas
As always, Bill Cosby will be the master of ceremonies