The best in jazz, blues, funk, and beyond turn up the heat in this series guided by our Creative Chair for Jazz, Herbie Hancock.

4 Events
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Michael McDonald
Chaka Khan

Two versatile vocal powerhouses shake the Bowl on a sweet summer night.

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Artists

  • Michael McDonald
  • Chaka Khan
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Ivan Lins and Friends: A Journey to Brazil • Lee Ritenour’s World of Brazil

Two Grammy winners and Bowl favorites – Ivan Lins with his Big Band and Lee Ritenour with his World of Brazil project – celebrate the magical music of Brazil with Dianne Reeves, Dave Grusin, and others.

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Artists

  • Ivan Lins Quartet
  • with Big Band conducted by John Beasley
  • Dianne Reeves special guest
  • New York Voices special guest
  • Lee Ritenour’s World of Brazil
  • Dave Grusin special guest
  • Luciana Souza special guest
  • Paulinho Da Costa special guest
  • Gregoire Maret special guest
  • Chico Pinheiro special guest
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The Roots
Christian McBride Big Band

The most versatile live band in hip-hop brings its next-level show to the Bowl, plus Christian McBride redefines the big band for a new century.

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Artists

  • The Roots
  • Christian McBride Big Band
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Ben Harper
Neneh Cherry

Singer, songwriter, and soulful guitarist Ben Harper returns for a solo set, while British experimental icon Neneh Cherry brings electronic protest anthems.

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Artists

  • Ben Harper
  • Neneh Cherry