J. R. Monterose Discography

Compiled by Michael Fitzgerald
First published September 2005

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Frank Anthony Monterose, Jr. (hence the J. R.) was born in Detroit, MI on January 19, 1927 and was raised in Utica, NY. He died in Utica on September 26, 1993.

While this is the most comprehensive and accurate discography on J. R. Monterose ever produced, there still may be omissions and errors. Please help if you can.

Thanks to contributors:

Steve Albin, Clifford Allen, Jürgen Bliedtner, Noal Cohen, John Couwenberg, Tom Ferrara, David Johnson, Guy Kopelowicz, Ronald Lyles, Bill Nelson, Chuck Nessa, Bill Pasquale, Agustín Pérez, Michel Ruppli, Reg Schwager, Paul Secor, Jack Woker

Special thanks to all the staff at the Rutgers Institute of Jazz Studies where I had access to virtually every issue listed in the discography as well as the various relevant published sources.


General discographies: All-Music Guide, Bruyninckx, Jepsen, Raben, Lord