"This book deserves to reach a wider public - it's a lovingly detailed and scholarly piece of family history, a good story well told, but it's more than that...


Joe Fisher, author/screenplay writer, regarding


ISBN: 9781425161972,

Joseph Augustine Anthony Silmon-Monerri, BA(Hons), MCIL, Dip.Coimbra, Dip.RSA **1937-2016**


All or most of Mr Silmon-Monerri's book projects are long-term academic/reference/textbook material. Universities, libraries and colleges may benefit from the variety of topics available in publications by the Author. However, most topics covered are equally attractive to general readers.


The Series Title for Volumes 1 to 3 is: SECRETS OF THE ST. MAURS


Non-Fiction Works

New And Upcoming Titles

Biography/ Genealogy/ Military History/ World Travel: A Secret Son - Was Mohamed, his 'servant', the Earl St. Maur's eldest offspring?


Mohamed's grandson investigates.

Genealogy/Military & Medieval History & Heraldry, World Travel

The Origins of the Seymours in pre-Conquest France and Britain


Work-in-Progress. Generously illustrated.

Genealogy/History: Mohamed, Sarah and Families.

About the Author's Grandparents, and their ensuing branches.


Work-in-Progress. Generously illustrated. Will be published mainly for the Author's family & friends.

Previous Titles

Joe Silmon The Jazzman

Joe Silmon 1937-2016


Jazz Musician, Author, Historian, Human




Here is a selection of the music played by Joe Silmon-Monerri (AKA Joe Silmon) accompanied by his friends and family.


Primarily covers but some original tracks.

Matto Grosso was written by Joe....


Click the tracks below...

Click The Pictures To Expand...


Disk 2


  1. Dearly Beloved (Jerome Kern)

  2. I Love You (Cole Porter)

  3. Matto Grosso (Joe Silmon-Monerri)

  4. Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington)

  5. Corcovado [Quiet Nights Of... (Antonio Carlos Jobim)

  6. Willow Weep For Me (Ann Ronnell)

  7. Recado Bossa Nova [The Gift] (Lyrics/Music: Djallma Ferreira And Luis Antonio)

  8. Cry Me A River (Arthur Hamilton)

  9. Yesterdays (Jerome Kern)

Disk 1


  1. In My Solitude (Duke Ellington)

  2. Like Someone In Love (Jimmy Van Heusen)

  3. Laura (David Gene Raskin)

  4. Perdido (Juan Tizol)

  5. Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael))

  6. How Insensitive (Slow Bossa - Antonio Carlos Jobim)

  7. Darn That Dream (Jimmy Van Heusen)

  8. Just Friends (John Klenner)

  9. In A Sentimental Mood (Duke Ellington)