Upcoming Performances

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Recent Recordings

Larry McDonough Quartet
Angels, Kings, My Favorite Things
Read about Angels, Kings, My Favorite Things
International CD Release Tour

Larry McDonough and Richard Terrill, “Solitude” CD
Read about Solitude

Larry McDonough Quartet
"Live at Minnesota Connection" DVD
Read about Live at Minnesota Connection

Larry McDonough Quartet
“Simple Gifts” CD
Simple Gifts, from LMQ charted #29 on the
CMJ Jazz Chart, published in CMJ's New Music
Report Magazine, Issue 1085, and has been played
on 100 stations around the country and throughout
the world.

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Current Shows

Born to Be Kind of Blue: The Music of
Chet Baker and Miles Davis

Chet - The Beautiful Music and Tragic
Life of Singing Trumpeter Chet Baker

Bill Evans and Tony Bennett
40 Years Later


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Tuesday, September 12, 7:00-9:00 p.m., hortZ, a modern jazz quintet playing original compositions, with Paul Peterson, saxes, John Hyvarinen, guitar, Larry McDonough, piano, Greg Stinson, bass, and Dean White, drums, Underground Music Café, 1579 Hamline Ave., Falcon Heights, MN 55108, $10 Suggested Cover
Underground Music Café

Thursday, September 28, 5:00-7:30 p.m., Larry McDonough, piano, and Carol Bergquist, flute, Music for the NLG--MN Chapter Social Gathering, De León and Nestor, LLC, 3547 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis. Join the NLG--MN Chapter for delicious food, drinks and fun as we celebrate our work together and welcome law students going back to school. Lawyers, law students, legal workers and our activist allies are all welcome. Because there's no party like a lawyers guild party!

Saturday, September 30, 7:30 p.m., Leigh Kamman Legacy Project Presents the First Edition of “Leigh Kamman Classic Originals” at Jazz Central. This monthly series on the last Saturday of the month features local groups playing one set of music of a classic jazz artist, followed by a presentation of Leigh Kamman’s interviews with the subject, ending with one more set of original music.

Tonight’s show is “Tony Bennett, Bill Evans, and Leigh Kamman.” The Larry McDonough Trio will perform a set of material from the popular show “You Must Believe in Spring: Tony Bennett and Bill Evans 40 Years Later,” Brad Bellows will present Leigh Kamman interviews with Bennett and Evans, and LMT will finish with a set of original odd-metered music. LMT is Larry McDonough, piano and vocals, Richard Terrill, saxes and poetry, and Greg Stinson, bass.

Jazz Central, 407 Central Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Families and students are welcome. $10 suggested donation.


Tuesday, October 3, 7:00-10:00 p.m., “Alice in Stonehenge and other AcoustElectric Adventures” CD Release Party, with the Larry McDonough Quartet, Larry McDonough, piano and vocals; Richard Terrill, tenor, soprano and poetry; Greg Stinson, bass; Dean White, drums; and guest Steve Kenny, flumpet; at the Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 612-332-1010. Families and students are welcome. $10.

Details and reservations

Thursday, October 5, 4:30 p.m., Larry McDonough, piano, Richard Terrill, saxes, and Carol Bergquist, flute, Reception for Retiring Minnesota Housing Partnership Executive Director Chip Halbach, A-Mill Artist Lofts, 315 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414. The event is 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a program at 5:30 p.m. Chip has dedicated his life to advancing stable, affordable housing in Minnesota and beyond. RSVP by Thursday, September 21, with Becky Watson, Membership & Development Officer,  becky.watson@mhponline.org or 651.925.5544.

Friday, October 27, 6:00-9:00 p.m., Larry McDonough, piano, performing with rat pack singer Vic Volare, Hell’s Kitchen, 80 South 9th St. Minneapolis, 612-332-4700, http://www.hellskitcheninc.com/

Sunday, October 29, 10:30 am, Larry McDonough, piano and voice, and Richard Terrill, saxes and poetry, Mostly Music Service, Unitarian Universalist Society of River Falls, N8010 Hwy 65, River Falls, WI 54022 http://www.uusrf.org/

Wednesday, November 8, 20, 6:00 p.m., Larry McDonough, piano, Richard Terrill, saxes, and Carol Bergquist, flute, St. Paul Civic Symphony Fundraiser, Summit Brewery Tap Room, 910 Montreal Circle, Saint Paul. The event features a silent auction, food, soft drinks and more. Tickets are $20 in advance online; and $25 at the door. Doors open at 6:00, music at 6:30. 

Thursday, November 9, Time 7:00 p.m., Larry McDonough, KBEM Jazz88FM Radio,  and the Leigh Kamman Legacy Project Present “Bill Evans Time Remembered: Film and Live Music” at the Heights Theater, 3951 Central Avenue Ne, Columbia Heights, MN 55421. The Larry McDonough Quartet will perform a set of material of Bill Evans, followed by the new documentary about Evans by Bruce Spiegel and interviews of Evans by Leigh Kamman.

Sunday, November 12, 10:30 am, Mostly Music Service, Dakota Unitarian Universalist Church, 13001 County Road 5, Burnsville, MN 55337

Wednesday, November 15, 5:30 p.m., Larry McDonough, piano, and Carol Bergquist, flute, Reception for the Minnesota Justice Foundation (MJF) Anniversary Celebration, International Market Square, 725 Market Street, Glenwood Avenue and Lyndale Avenue North, Minneapolis. Since 1982 MJF has been meeting the legal needs of low-income and disadvantaged Minnesotans through programs that pair volunteer law students with legal services agencies.

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“Angels, Kings, My Favorite Things” is available on
ITunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/angels-kings-my-favorite-things/id768992058
CD Baby http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/larrymcdonoughquartet12
Larry McDonough Jazz http://www.larrymcdonoughjazz.homestead.com

“Solitude, poetry in jazz” is available on
ITunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/solitude/id567870417
CD Baby http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/larrymcdonoughandrichard
and Larry McDonough Jazz http://www.larrymcdonoughjazz.homestead.com

“Live at Minnesota Connection” is available at
CD Baby http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/larrymcdonoughquartet1
and from Larry McDonough Jazz http://www.larrymcdonoughjazz.homestead.com

“Simple Gifts” is available at
ITunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/simple-gifts/id99117458
CD Baby http://cdbaby.com/cd/mcdonough3
Larry McDonough Jazz http://www.larrymcdonoughjazz.homestead.com

Email Larry at mcdon056@umn.edu.