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J.R. Monterose

J.R. Monterose (never to end up being baffled with fellow tenor Jack port Montrose) is most well-known for the gig that he individually didn’t enjoy, using Charles Mingus in 1956 and saving on Mingus’ discovery record Pithecanthropus Erectus. He was raised in Utica, NY, performed in territory rings within the …

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