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Grachan Moncur III

Grachan Moncur III
Born: Jun 3, 1937 in New York, NY
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: One of the first trombonists to explore free jazz, Grachan Moncur III is still best-known for his pair of innovative Blue Note albums (1963-1964) that also featured Lee Morgan and Jackie McLean on the first session and Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock on the later date. The son of bassist Grachan Moncur ...Read full biography
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Released: 1964
Label: Blue Note
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Grachan Moncur III was one of the top trombonists of the jazz avant-garde in the 1960s although he had only a few chances to lead his own record sessions. This 1964 set (which has been reissued on CD) ...Read full review
Released: 1963
Label: EMI Music Distribution
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One of the New Thing's extremely few trombonists and a greatly underappreciated composer of tremendous evocative power, Grachan Moncur III got his first major exposure on Jackie McLean's groundbreaking ...Read full review
More Grachan Moncur III albums: Main Albums (8), Compilations (3)