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Playboy Jazz Festival FREE Concert Series Presents.....


FREE Kick-Off Community Concert for the Annual

Playboy Jazz Festival 2011

Where: Beverly Hills, CA.   Civic Center Plaza  

When: Sunday, May 1, 2011

Time: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Tamir Hendelman


Justo Almario

Tamir's musical travels have taken him from Alaska to New York, and Thailand to Israel. In his own trio, he explores standards, Brazilian music, blues and his Israeli roots. Tamir's debut CD Playground (2008) was followed up by his Resonance debut, Destinations which reached #1.

Justo Almario, a multi-talented master saxophonist, flutist, clarinetist, composer, arranger and clinician, has a long list of distinguished accomplish-ments. His style is a fusion of Jazz, South American, and other world rhythms which are a reflection of his own elegant yet humble style. Mr. Almario’s mesmerizing sounds have been heard in Grammy?Award winning works such as Linda Ronstadt’s “Frenesi,” Placido Domingo’s “A Mi Alma Latina,” Andrae Crouch’s “Mercy,” as well as the Oscar?winning soundtracks from Happy Feet and Sideways.


May 2, 2011  Bevery Hills Civic Center Plaza Photos By: Mann

Tamir Hendelman

Justo Almario

If yesterday event is any indication, the Playboy Jazz Festival in 2011 will be a major sucess. Nestled within the beautiful city plaza of Beverly Hills, CA., jazz fan of all ages and nationalities enjoyed the music of Tamir Hendelman and Justo Almario as the event ended as the crowd danced and paraded around in a festive atmosphere that left everyone excited over the two shows that were just witnessed.  Tamir took the fans on a journey to various countries such as Israel, France and Brazil just to name a few, while Justo provided a mixuture of rhythms and beats that had the crowd joining hands in dance which ended in several conga lines. 









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