Jazz Fest set for Hannon Park on July 27

Fred Woodard is the organizer of the Dudley Jazz Festival at Mary Hannon Park and is also a performer.

The fourth annual Dudley Jazz Festival will take place on Sat., July 27 from 12-6 p.m. at Mary Hannon Park, 613 Dudley St. in Dorchester. The yearly festival, which was founded by local veteran musician Fred Woodard in 2016, presents some of the area’s top jazz talent in an outdoor, family-friendly setting.

This year’s lineup will include The Fred Woodard Collective, The Lance Martin Trio, Gabrielle Goodman, Salim Washington with special guest Jason Palmer, and The George Russell Trio. All shows are free and open to the public.

The Dudley Jazz Festival is presented by Creative Cultural Arts. For more information, go to creativeculturalarts.org, visit the Dudley Jazz Facebook page, or email ccarts@comcast.net or call 617-631-9809.