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Born: 19 January 1927 in Detroit, MI

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s

J.R. Monterose (not to be confused with fellow tenor Jack Montrose) is most famous for a gig that he personally did not enjoy, playing with Charles Mingus in 1956 and recording on Mingus' breakthrough album Pithecanthropus Erectus. He grew up in Utica, NY, played in territory bands in the Midwest, and then moved to New York City in the early '50s. Monterose played with Buddy Rich (1952) and Claude Thornhill and recorded with (among others) Teddy Charles, Jon Eardley, and Eddie Bert. After leaving...
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Essential Jazz Masters, J.R. Monterose
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  • 9,99 €
  • Genres: Jazz, Music
  • Released: 01 February 2010

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