About Us

Monte Cristo Records and Publishing, Music, Poetry, Fine Art and Film

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Monte Cristo Records was founded by David Monte Cristo and James Michaels in 2009 and is a BMI affiliate. We are located in Hackensack, NJ and function as a recording studio and live performance band. We have produced and published 11 Albums, 3 Music DVDs, and 40 Music Videos in diverse styles. These styles include Acoustic Piano, Pop, Rock, Synthpop, New Wave, International. The instruments/sound generators are bongos, congas, electronic bass, R8 human rhythm composing, vocals, keyboards/synthesizers, acoustic guitar, piano, and bass.

Monte Cristo Records also has an Art Gallery in Hackensack, NJ. David Monte Cristo is an accomplished abstract artist with over 200 works. The Art Gallery also exhibits framed art in Hackensack, NJ from other abstract and fine artists.

(917) 699-5703

Our Artists

David Monte Cristo

James Michaels

Our Music


Our Paintings

Our Poetry

Calls from Beyond

Our Videos