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Alice in Stonehenge and other AcoustElectric Adventures

April 18 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm

$10

Alice in Stonehenge and other AcoustElectric Adventures” CD Show Comes to Acadia

Question: What do Saint Paul, Bill Evans, Chet Baker, Paris, Miles Davis, Tony Bennett, Spinal Tap, Dave Brubeck, Sting, Led Zeppelin, Prince, children with special needs, Eric Clapton, and odd meters have in common?

Answer: The Larry McDonough Quartet “Alice in Stonehenge and other AcoustElectric Adventures” CD Show

Thursday, April 18, 8:00-9:15 p.m.

Acadia
329 Cedar Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55454
612.874.8702

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The Larry McDonough Quartet
Larry McDonough, piano, keyboards, vocals, compositions, and arrangements
Richard Terrill, tenor and soprano saxes, and original poetry
Greg Stinson, acoustic and electric bass
Dean White, drums

Families and students are welcome.
$10 cover

After performing CD release parties at the Dakota in Minneapolis and Vieux Carré in Saint Paul to especially engaged audiences, the Larry McDonough Quartet brings Alice in Stonehenge and other AcoustElectric Adventures to the Acadia. The two-CD set charted #18 on the Roots Music Report’s Top 50 Jazz Album Chart. LMQ will play acoustic and electric sets from the CD. Come join LMQ for another AcoustElectric Adventure.

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Reviews for Alice in Stonehenge and other AcoustElectric Adventures http://larrymcdonoughjazz.homestead.com/AliceinStonehengeintheMedia.html

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The Larry McDonough Quartet

Larry McDonough is a St. Paul jazz pianist and singer, performing around the world and recording with his group the Larry McDonough Quartet as well as solo, and in duos and trios. He has performed with legendary saxophonist and composer Benny Golson, Trombonist Fred Wesley, and trumpeter Duane Eubanks, as well as a who’s who of local jazz artists, and was inducted into the Minnesota Rock Country Hall of Fame for his work in the group Danny’s Reasons. He has released nine CDs and DVDs as a leader, including “Simple Gifts,” which reached number 29 on the CMJ Jazz Chart and has been played on hundreds of stations around the country and throughout the world. He also is a lawyer and law professor selected by William Mitchell College of Law as one of “100 Who Made a Difference” over the 100-year history of the school. Larry directs pro bono legal services for the poor at Dorsey & Whitney.

Richard Terrill, sax player and Minnesota State University Mankato English Professor, received the Minnesota Book Award for Poetry for his poetry compilation “Coming Late to Rachmaninoff” (University of Tampa Press, 2003). Richard has been performing with Larry McDonough since December 2001. He also has performed with guitarist Jim McGuire and with Chaz Draper’s Uptown Jazz Quartet. As a college student, Richard was a member of the award-winning University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Jazz Ensemble and performed with later-to-be Pat Metheny keyboardist Lyle Mays in the Lyle Mays Quartet, winner of small group honors at the Midwest College Jazz Festival. He has also worked with pianist Geoff Keezer. Richard is a retired English professor from Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Bassist Greg Stinson plays in several bands around the Twin Cities. He has been the bass player in the Century College Jazz Ensemble for more than 25 years. He also plays in the CC Septet, Shorn Hortz Quintet, Paul Berger Trio, the St. Croix Jazz Ensemble, and regularly subs with the Nova Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, Classic Big Band, and Cedar Avenue Big Band. Greg spent many years playing saxophones, guitar, bass, and vocals in jazz/rock and variety bands in the area. He is an active composer/arranger with jazz charts in the books of the Century Band, Nova, CC Septet, and others. He has also written a number of choral arrangements and compositions for school and church groups. Greg was a band and choir director in public and private schools before changing to his career in telecommunications technology, now retired.

Dean White grew up in Superior, Wisconsin, and played in various working bands while attending the University of Wisconsin, Superior. After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in percussion performance, he moved to Hollywood, California, to attend Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music. Half-way through the first year, Dean was offered a main showroom gig at the Imperial Palace in Las Vegas. He was the first drummer in the Legends In Concert Show that still performs in various incarnations across the country today. He left Las Vegas to join Tony Axtell and Toshi Hinata in Tokyo to write and play original music. Since settling back in the Twin Cities, Dean has performed with many groups, including Good, the Bad and the Funky; the Autobody Experience; Century Big Band; Nova Jazz; Big Time Jazz Orchestra; the Shorn Hortz jazz quintet; Power of 10; Jack Knife and the Sharps; Tubby Esquire; Hennessy Brothers jazz; and many others. He has also studied privately with Gordy Knudtson and his Open/Close hand technique. Dean feels blessed to be part of the rich music scene in the Twin Cities.

Contact information:
Larry McDonough
651-398-8053
mcdon056@umn.edu
http://www.larrymcdonoughjazz.homestead.com

Details

Date:
April 18
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Cost:
$10
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://larrymcdonoughjazz.homestead.com/AliceinStonehenge.html

Venue

Acadia
329 Cedar Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55454 United States
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Phone:
612.874.8702
Website:
http://acadiapub.com/