The Chet Baker at Dakota Gallery II
The Return of Chet
“Chet - The Beautiful Music and Tragic Life of Singing Trumpeter Chet Baker”
Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant, Minneapolis
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Larry McDonough Quintet
Larry McDonough, Piano and Vocals
Steve Kenny, Trumpet; Richard Terrill, Saxes and Poetry
Greg Stinson, Bass; Dean White, Drums
Guest: Don Shelby, Poetry

The Return of “Chet” to the Dakota in Minneapolis filled to bar on a rainy May night with the debut of Peabody and Emmy Award winner and former WCCO Television and Radio news anchor and reporter Don Shelby reading poems about Chet Baker and Bill Evans written by Minnesota Book Award winner and sax player Richard Terrill.

Photos by Carol Bergquist (Except where noted)
Other Photos by Paul Floyd and Rick Recker



Sound Clips

Larry McDonough Quintet
Larry McDonough, Piano, Vocals and Arrangements; Paul Peterson, Saxes; Greg Stinson, Bass; Steve Kenny, Trumpet; Dean White, Drums; and Guest: Don Shelby, Poetry

The BoardThe Stage
  By Paul Floyd

Larry, Paul and Steve  Paul, Steve, Greg,
By Rick Recker         Don, and Dean

  Steve    Greg

  Larry and Don    Larry, Carol and Don