Grachan Moncur III Catalog

1963 (age 26)

Grachan Moncur III - Evolution  (Blue Note BLP 4153)

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Grachan Moncur III, trombone; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Anthony Williams, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 21, 1963

tk.11Monk In Wonderland
tk.12The Coaster
tk.14Evolution
tk.17Air Raid

** also released on Blue Note BST 84153, CDP 7 84153 2.

1964

Grachan Moncur III - Some Other Stuff  (Blue Note BLP 4177)

Grachan Moncur III, trombone; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Anthony Williams, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 6, 1964

1382 tk.1The Twins
1383 tk.6Gnostic
1384 tk.14Thandiwa
1385 tk.19Nomadic

** also released on Blue Note BST 84177, B1-32092, CDP 7243 8 32092 2 4.

1969 (age 32)

Grachan Moncur III - New Africa  (BYG (F) 529.321)

Grachan Moncur III, trombone; Roscoe Mitchell, alto sax, piccolo; Archie Shepp, tenor sax #4; Dave Burrell, piano; Alan Silva, bass; Andrew Cyrille, drums.

Studio Saravah, Paris, France, August 11, 1969

1.New Africa: 1st Movement: Queen Tamam; 2nd Movement: New Africa; 3rd Movement: Black Call; 4th Movement: Ethiopian Market
2.Space Spy
3.Exploration
4.When

** also released on Affinity (E) AFF 38.
** part of BYG (F) 529.205 as "Aco Dei De Madrugada (One Morning I Waked Up Very Early)/New Africa".

Grachan Moncur III - Aco Dei De Madrugada (One Morning I Waked Up Very Early)  (BYG (F) 529.333)

Grachan Moncur III, trombone; Fernando Martins, piano, voice; Beb Guerin, bass; Nelson Serra De Castro, drums.

Studio Saravah, Paris, France, September 10, and November 4, 1969

Aco Dei De Madrugada (One Morning I Waked Up Very Early)
Ponte Io
Osmosis
Tiny Temper

** part of BYG (F) 529.205 as "Aco Dei De Madrugada (One Morning I Waked Up Very Early)/New Africa".

1974

Grachan Moncur III, The Jazz Composer's Orchestra - Echoes Of Prayer  (JCOA LP 1009)

Stafford Osborne, Hannibal Marvin Peterson, trumpet; Janice Robinson, trombone; Grachan Moncur III, trombone, voice; Jack Jeffers, bass trombone; Keith Marks, Pat Patrick, flute; Perry Robinson, clarinet; Carlos Ward, alto sax, flute; Leroy Jenkins, Ngoma, violin; Toni Marcus, viola; Carla Bley, piano; Mark Elf, guitar; Charlie Haden, Cecil McBee, bass; Beaver Harris, drums; Titos Sompa, congas, talking drum; Malonga Quasquelourd, cowbell, shekere; Jakuba Abiona, maracas, hair drum; Coster Massamba, Frederick Simpson, percussion; Mervine Grady, Jeanne Lee, voice.

Blue Rock Studio, NYC, April 11, 1974

Band 1: i. Prologue
Band 1: ii. Reverend King's Wings I
Band 1: iii. Medgar's Menace I
Band 1: iv. Drum Transition
Band 1: v. Garvey's Ghost (Space Station)
Band 2: i. Angela's Angel I
Band 2: ii. Drum Transition
Band 3: i. Right On I
Band 3: ii. Angela's Angel II
Band 3: iii. Right On II
Band 3: iv. Reverend King's Wings II
Band 3: v. Medgar's Menace II
Band 3: vi. Drum Transition
Band 3: vii. African Percussion Ensemble
Band 4: i. Right On III
Band 4: ii. Angela's Angel III (Jamboree)
Band 4: iii. Drum Transition
Band 4: iv. Amen Cadence
Band 4: v. Epilogue: Excuse Me, Mr. Justice

1977 (age 40)

Grachan Moncur III - Shadows  (Denon Jazz (J) YX-7572-ND)

Grachan Moncur III, trombone; Marion Brown, alto sax; Dave Burrell, piano; Roland Prince, guitar; Reggie Workman, bass; Joe Chambers, drums; Andy Bey, vocal.

Long View Farm Recording Studio, North Brookfield, MA, June 19 and 20, 1977

Down Broadway
Autumn In New York
Teardrops For Jimmy
Misty

2004 (age 67)

Grachan Moncur III Octet - Exploration  (Capri Records Ltd. 74068)

Tim Hagans, trumpet; Grachan Moncur III, Dave Woodley, trombone; John Clark, French horn; Gary Bartz, alto sax; Billy Harper, tenor sax; Gary Smulyan, baritone sax; Ray Drummond, bass; Andrew Cyrille, drums.

Bennett Studios, Englewood, NJ, June 30, 2004

Exploration
Monk In Wonderland
Love And Hate
New Africa: Queen Tamam; New Africa; Black Call; Ethiopian Market
When
Frankenstein
Excursion
Sonny's Back

2007 (age 70)

Grachan Moncur III - Inner Cry Blues  (Lunar Module 10011)

Erik Jekabson, trumpet; Grachan Moncur III, trombone; Mitch Marcus, tenor sax; Ben Adams, vibes; Lukas Vesely, bass; Sameer Gupta, drums.

FM Recorders, NYC, February, 2007

G Train (For Duke Ellington)
Inner Cry Blues
Hilda
A For Pops (For Louis Armstrong)
Blue Rondo (For Jackie McLean)
Sonny's Back!: I. Sonny's Back; II. Clifford Browning