The lineup for the 2006 Playboy Jazz Festival will include Branford Marsalis, Jamie Cullum, Ozomatli, McCoy Tyner and Elvis Costello and the Imposters with Allen Toussaint.

The lineup for the 2006 Playboy Jazz Festival will include Branford Marsalis, Jamie Cullum, Ozomatli, McCoy Tyner and Elvis Costello and the Imposters with Allen Toussaint. Bill Cosby will return as master of ceremonies for the 28th anniversary festival after last year's hiatus.

Along with Toussaint, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band is coming up from devastated New Orleans for the festival, which will be held June 17-18 at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl.

The Clayton Hamilton Jazz Orchestra will feature vibraharpist Stefon Harris in a tribute to the late Milt Jackson. Eddie Palmieri will bring his Afro-Caribbean Jazz All Stars with special guests Regina Carter and David Sanchez.

Grover Washington Jr. will bring in Gerald Albright, Jeff Lorber and Kirk Whalum and the Golden Striker Trio will feature Ron Carter, Mulgrew Miller and Russell Malone. Other performers on the bill are pianist Eldar Djangirov, the Stanley Clarke/George Duke Project and the Benny Golson quartet.