The 2nd annual Dudley Jazz Festival takes place at the Mary Hannon Park in Dorchester starting at noon ton Saturday, August 5, 2017. The park is located at 613 Dudley Street.
Organized by the Creative Cultural Arts, a non-profit ground that provides performance opportunities for musicians deserving wider recognition.
The festival is free and open to the public. Among the highlights is a performance by The Makanda Project featuring the compositions and arrangements of Kuumba Frank Lacy.
The Makanda Project
Here is the schedule for the festival:
12 noon Patrice Williamson Quartet
1:30 p.m. George Russell Jr. Trio
3:00 p.m. Fred Woodard Quartet
4:30 p.m. The Makanda Project,
Kurtis Rivers, Joe Ford – alto saxophone
Arni Cheatham, Sean Berry – tenor saxophone
Charlie Kohlhase – baritone saxophone
Jerry Sabatini, Phil Grenadier – trumpet
Ku-umba Frank Lacy, Sarah Politz, Bill Lowe – trombone
John Kordalewski – piano
John Lockwood – bass
Yoron Israel – drums
For more information about the Dudely, contact Creative Cultural Arts at 617-631-9808
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