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.17Air Raid

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


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 issued 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

** also issued 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 & November 4, 1969

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

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


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, vocals.

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

Down Broadway
Autumn In New York
Teardrops For Jimmy

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

Monk In Wonderland
Love And Hate
New Africa: Queen Tamam / New Africa / Black Call / Ethiopian Market
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
A For Pops (For Louis Armstrong)
Blue Rondo (For Jackie McLean)
Sonny's Back!: I. Sonny's Back / II. Clifford Browning