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Common, Marcus Miller and Bobby Hutcherson tribute lead Playboy Jazz Festival lineup

Common, Marcus Miller and Bobby Hutcherson tribute lead Playboy Jazz Festival lineup

With the steady rains of winter drifting into the city’s rearview mirror, the L.A. Philharmonic has issued a reminder amid rising temperatures that summer is coming, and with it the lineup for 39th annual Playboy Jazz Festival.

Casting its traditional wide net of familiar faces, jazz-informed pop heavyweights and up-and-coming talent, this year’s festival also features a Saturday tribute to the late Bobby Hutcherson, which includes fellow...

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