J.R. Monterose - The Tender Trap album download
Monterose was on fire during this period, weaving all the elements of his musical practice into his solos, from bop and hard bop to West Coast Kentonisms to the new sounds, though he was always and firmly a lyrical player. Five tracks make up this recording, including one rare Monterose original, "Chafie," as well as gorgeous renditions of Benny Golson's "Whisper Not," "Summertime," and Duke Ellington's "Sophisticated Lady.
Real Name: Frank Anthony Monterose Jr. Profile: American jazz tenorsaxophonist (b. January 19, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan - d. September 16, 1993 in Utica, New York). Monterose (not to be confused with tenorsaxophonist Jack Montrose), worked with Buddy Rich (1952), Claude Thornhill, Teddy Charles, Jon Eardley, Charles Mingus (1956 on "Pithecanthropus Erectus") and Kenny Dorham, among others. In Groups: J. R. Monterose Quartet, René Thomas Quintet, Teddy Charles New Directions Quartet, The Teddy Charles Tentet. Variations: Viewing All .
R. Monterose is the debut album by American saxophonist J. Monterose recorded in 1956 and released on the Blue Note label
1963: Live at the Tender Trap, (Fresh Sound) with Al Jarreau. 1970: Body and Soul (Munich). And a Little Pleasure (Uptown Records) with Tommy Flanagan. Leonard Feather, 1956 liner notes to J. Monterose, in Blue Note Connoisseur Series CD reissue. Mark Gardner, Liner Notes (1975) to J. Monterose/The Message, Prevue Reissue, 1998. Discography, retrieved on November 23, 2007. Hard Bop Home Page retrieved on November 23, 2007
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He found it at the Tender Trap. The reason J. never became famous was possibly because he insisted on playing his "kind of jazz. This may be a formula for obscurity. But, his kind of jazz is my kind of jazz. This CD is different from "In Action" in that 3 of the 5 tunes include vocals by the young Al Jarreau. Al was attending college nearby, and sat in with the group.