Playboy impresario Hugh Hefner founded his now-iconic jazz festival in 1959 to showcase the best in up and coming talent. Now in its fifth decade, 2020's line-up is yet another stellar roster of jazz stars, with comedian George Lopez once again taking the reins as the MC for his sixth year running for this two day celebration!
Set to appear at this year's festival are:
St. Paul and The Broken Bones
The Isley Brothers
Terri Lyne Carrington and Social Science
Dee Dee Bridgewater and The Memphis Soulphony
Femi Kuti & The Positive Force
Cross Currents Trio with Dave Holland
Zakir Hussain & Chris Potter
Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah
Noriko Ueda & Allison Miller
Azar Lawrence Experience
The Lao Tizer Band
Munyungo Jackson & Jeff Marshall
The Los Angeles High School for the Arts Jazz Ensemble
The LAUSD/Beyond the Bell All-City Jazz Big Band under the direction of Tony White and J.B. Dyas
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