A mix of seasoned headliners and rising acts marking their festival debut comprise the lineup for this year's Playboy Jazz Festival.

A mix of seasoned headliners and rising acts marking their festival debut comprise the lineup for this year's Playboy Jazz Festival.

Now in its 26th year, the two-day concert, held June 19-20 at L.A.'s Hollywood Bowl, will welcome such established acts as the Wynton Marsalis Septet, Etta James & the Roots Band, the Gerald Wilson Orchestra and Bela Fleck and the Flecktones.

Among the newer artists performing on the Playboy stage for the first time are multi-instrumentalist Brian Culbertson, dance band Yerba Buena, pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph and the Family Band and jazz wunderkind Peter Cincotti.

Bill Cosby returns for the 24th year as host of the Saturday program. Kevin Eubanks, music director for NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," will serve as Sunday's master of ceremonies.

Tickets are currently available by mail only. Those interested can request an order form by calling (310) 449-4070. Individual tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster beginning May 2.