Christian McBride and his band surprise audience and master of ceremonies Bill Cosby at Playboy Jazz Festival

Bill Cosby sitting in during the Playboy Jazz Festival his final year as the Master of Ceremony.

Bill Cosby sitting in during the Playboy Jazz Festival his final year as the Master of Ceremony.

Fresh off his 2012 Grammy win, bass virtuoso Christian McBride and his band surprised the audience and longtime master of ceremonies Bill Cosby at the Playboy Jazz Festival, by inviting him to sit-in onstage with the group. The band played the well-known theme song (“Hikky Burr”) to the ever-popular Bill Cosby Show as a tribute to the legendary entertainer in honor of his last Festival appearance. Dancing and playing with the band onstage, he and the audience clearly enjoyed the surprise honor.

 

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