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Playboy 32nd Annual Jazz Festival 2010 Featured Musicians

According to an article by contributor Suzanne Kayian, the Playboy Jazz Festival announces their line-up as follows..."Chick Corea, George Benson and The Manhattan Transfer are among the artists performing in June at the Hollywood Bowl for the 32nd Annual Playboy Jazz Festival [ tickets ]. The first night of the festival, June 12, will feature Chick Corea Freedom Band with Roy Haynes, Christian McBride, Kenny Garrett and Sax for Stax (featuring Gerald Albright, Jeff Lorber and Kirk Whalum), among others. Additional highlights of the show will include appearances by Cuba's Los Van Van and Hawaii's ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro. Benson and The Manhattan Transfer will be joined on the festival's second night (6/13) by Bobby Hutcherson, Salif Keita, Robert Randolph & The Family Band and Esperanza Spalding, among others. A complete line-up for the Playboy Jazz Festival can be found at the Hollywood Bowl website."

Featured Artists:
Chick Corea Freedom Band with Roy Haynes
Christian McBride
Kenny Garrett
Sax for Stax featuring Gerald Albright
Jeff Lorber and Kirk Whalum
Kurt Elling
Los Van Van
Marcus Miller Band with featured guest artist Christian Scott
The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra salutes Louie Bellson
Javon Jackson Band with special guest Les McCann
Naturally 7
Jake Shimabukuro
Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue
El Dorado High School under the direction of Richard Watson


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