Lalah Hathaway, Marcus Miller & More Join 2017 Playboy Jazz Festival Lineup
Marcus Miller and recent Grammy Award winner Lalah Hathaway have been added as headliners for the 2017 Playboy Jazz Festival. The pair will join earlier announced headliners Common, Corinne Bailey Rae, Gregory Porter and TajMo’ (the Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ band) when the 39th annual festival returns to the Hollywood Bowl on June 10-11.
British newcomer Jacob Collier, a Quincy Jones protégé who became a first-time Grammy winner this year; the Arturo Sandoval Latin Big Band; and a salute to late jazz vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson (with musical director Stefon Harris and special guests Roy Ayers and Warren Wolf) are among the additional acts comprising the festival’s complete lineup. Back again as host for the fifth year is George Lopez.
For more information about the 2017 Playboy Jazz Festival, presented by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, visit HollywoodBowl.com/PlayboyJazz.
Here is the complete Playboy Jazz Festival lineup:
Saturday, June 10, 3 p.m.:
Corinne Bailey Rae
TajMo’: The Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo’ Band
Hudson with Jack DeJohnette, Larry Grenadier, John Medeski, John Scofield
Arturo Sandoval Latin Big Band
Celebrating Bobby Hutcherson; Stefon Harris, Musical Director, with special guests Roy Ayers and Warren Wolf
The Django Festival Allstars
The California Honeydrops
CSULB Pacific Standard Time Vocal Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Christine Guter
Sunday, June 11, 3 p.m.:
The Kenny Garrett Quintet
Miles Mosley & The West Coast Get Down
Carl Allen & The Art of Elvin
The DIVA Jazz Orchestra
Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles
Hamilton De Holanda Trio
The LAUSD/Beyond the Bell All-City Jazz Big Band under the direction of Tony White and J.B. Dyas