7/18/2008 [Drums]Yamaha Drums and Artists Contribute to Historic Event
Hiromi's Sonicbloom performs at the Playboy Jazz Festival.
"The Playboy Jazz Festival, an institution in the Los Angeles music world, is one of the best-run festivals anywhere," said Dave Jewell, marketing manager, Yamaha Drums. "If they put it on for the next 30 years, we're ready to be there with them."
Other performers rounding out the array of genres presented included Al Jarreau, Herbie Hancock, Hiromi's Sonicbloom, Keb' Mo' and the Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band.
Yamaha is also the official drum company for other top festivals, including the Monterey Jazz Festival and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.
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