Upcoming Appearances

Larry McDonough Quartet CD Release: “Kind of Bill: The Music of Bill Evans. ” Wednesday, August 25, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. East Side Freedom Library. 1105 Greenbrier St, St Paul, MN. Richard Terrill, saxes and poetry.

Literary Lights’ reading, A Celebration of Summer, Sunday Zoom matinee, July 11th, 2:00-3:00 CST through Next Chapter Booksellers featuring Minnesota poets Sharon Chmielarz and Richard Terrill; Cincinnati’s first Poet Laureate Pauletta Hansel; and Virginia Poet Laureate Emerita Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda. With host Donna Isaac.

Larry McDonough Quartet Performs “June 25, 1961 – 60th Anniversary of Bill Evans at the Village Vanguard” andReleases “Kind of Bill on the Palace Grounds” Wednesday, June 23, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Icehouse, 2528 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis. Richard Terrill, saxes and poetry.

AARP MN & the Twin Cities Jazz Festival Present Jazz Fest Live Featuring The Larry McDonough Sextet: Kind of Blue Revisited.  Thu, Jun 3, 2021 7:00 PM.  I read my new poem, “All Blues.”  Here’s the link to the recording.


Wednesday, December 23, 7:00 pm. “Streaming Festivus and Other Twisted Holidays.” The Larry McDonough Quartet, Richard Terrill, saxes and poetry. YouTube Live from the Larry McDonough Jazz YouTube Channel

Sunday, December 20, 10:30 am. St. Cloud Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. “Sources: A Service of Jazz and Poetry.

Saturday, December 5, 1-3 pm CST. Kestrel: a Journal of Literature and the Arts. A Virtual Celebration of Issues 42 and 43, Readings and Panel Discussions. https://fairmontstate.webex.com/fairmontstate/j.php?MTID=m96d3d7de9d0053f4b1e597c1d2f16843

Sunday, November 29, 10:15 am. Pilgrim House Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. “Sources: A Service of Jazz and Poetry.” For a zoom link: pilgrimhouse@pilgrimhouseuua.org.

Thursday, November 19, 6:30 pm. Cracked Walnut Bridges Reading Series. For Next Chapter Booksellers.  I’ll be reading with Roy G. Guzmán, Danika Stegeman, Claudia Hampston Daly.  To register: https://www.nextchapterbooksellers.com/event/2020-11 (scroll down to Bridges on Nov. 19).

Sunday, November 15, 10:30 am-12:00 pm CDT. Lake Fellowship Unitarian Universalists. “Sources: A Service of Jazz and Poetry.” To request a zoom link: info@lakefellowship.org.

Sunday, October 25, 10:00-11:00 am CDT. Blue Hills UU Fellowship. “Sources: A Service of Jazz and Poetry.”

Sunday, October 18, 10:00-11:00 am CDT. First Unitarian Church of Rochester. “Sources: A Service of Jazz and Poetry.” www.zoom.us/my/rochesterunitarian

Thursday October 8, 7:30-8:30 Dave Shove Midstream Reading Series. I’ll be one of the featured readers. Join Zoom Meeting

Thursday September 24, 6:30-7:30 pm CDT. A reading with National Poetry Series winner Michael Torres. Subtext Books. to preregister: https://subtextbooks.com/events/2020/9/24/richard-terrill-and-michael-torres

Sunday September 13, 7-8 pm, CDT. BOOK LAUNCH for What Falls Away Is Always: Poems and Conversations. Featuring jazz by The Larry McDonough Quartet. Facebook Live (https://www.facebook.com/richard.terrill.98)

Tuesday August 25. Write On Radio, KFAI radio. Dave Fettig and I talk about What Falls Away Is Always. https://www.kfai.org/playlists/?programid=258&yr=2020&mon=08 (go to 30:00)

Thursday August 13.  7:30-8:30 pm. Host, The Midstream Reading Series. Preceded by Larry McDonough/Richard Terrill Jazz duo, 6:45-7:25 pm. Here’s a link to our set. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29cEosyQRIs&feature=youtu.be

CANCELLED Saturday August 8.  Saturday Night Jazz at the Black Dog.  The Larry McDonough Quartet, Richard Terrill, saxes and poetry.  Black Dog Café, Lowertown St. Paul, MN.

Thursday July 23, 1:00-2:00 pm. 89.7 KMSU radio and streaming. On Live From the Art Center of St. Peter, Ann Rosenquist Fee and I talk about my new book, What Falls Away Is Always: Poems and Conversations,” and play tracks by Miles Davis, Chet Baker, Blossom Dearie, John Coltrane, Billie Holiday, and Dexter Gordon.  I’ll read poems from the book and talk about these great artists. 


Sunday July 19, 10:30 a.m. “The Seven UU Principles: A Response in Jazz and Poetry.”  Blue Hills Unitarian and Universalist Church, Rice Lake, WI.

Friday July 17, 7:00-8:30 p.m. The Larry McDonough Quartet, Richard Terrill, saxes and poetry. St Peter Art Center “Jazz in the Pavillion.”  St. Peter, Minnesota.

Saturday June 27, 12:00-12:45 p.m., part of the Jazz Central Studios StreamFest 2020.  The Larry McDonough Quartet, Richard Terrill, saxes and poetry. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLmOfxzq4y0

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