Grachan Moncur III Discography

1963 (age 26)

Grachan Moncur III Sextet

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 WonderlandBlue Note BLP 4153
tk.12The Coaster-
tk.17Air Raid-
* Blue Note BLP 4153, BST 84153, CDP 7 84153 2   Grachan Moncur III - Evolution


Grachan Moncur III Quintet

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 TwinsBlue Note BLP 4177
1383 tk.6Gnostic-
1384 tk.14Thandiwa-
1385 tk.19Nomadic-
* Blue Note BLP 4177, BST 84177, B1-32092, CDP 7243 8 32092 2 4   Grachan Moncur III - Some Other Stuff

1969 (age 32)

Grachan Moncur III Quintet/Sextet

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 MarketBYG (F) 529.321
2.Space Spy-
* BYG (F) 529.321; Affinity (E) AFF 38   Grachan Moncur III - New Africa
= BYG (F) 529.205   Grachan Moncur III - Aco Dei De Madrugada (One Morning I Waked Up Very Early)/New Africa

Grachan Moncur III Quartet

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)BYG (F) 529.333
Ponte Io-
Tiny Temper-
* BYG (F) 529.333   Grachan Moncur III - Aco Dei De Madrugada (One Morning I Waked Up Very Early)
= BYG (F) 529.205   Grachan Moncur III - Aco Dei De Madrugada (One Morning I Waked Up Very Early)/New Africa


Grachan Moncur III And The Jazz Composer's Orchestra + The Tawana Dance Ensemble

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. PrologueJCOA LP 1009
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-
* JCOA LP 1009   Grachan Moncur III, The Jazz Composer's Orchestra - Echoes Of Prayer

1977 (age 40)

Grachan Moncur III Sextet

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 BroadwayDenon Jazz (J) YX-7572-ND
Autumn In New York-
Teardrops For Jimmy-
* Denon Jazz (J) YX-7572-ND   Grachan Moncur III - Shadows

2004 (age 67)

Grachan Moncur III Octet

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
ExplorationCapri Records Ltd. 74068
Monk In Wonderland-
Love And Hate-
New Africa: Queen Tamam / New Africa / Black Call / Ethiopian Market-
Sonny's Back-
* Capri Records Ltd. 74068   Grachan Moncur III Octet - Exploration

2007 (age 70)

Grachan Moncur III Sextet

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)Lunar Module 10011
Inner Cry Blues-
A For Pops (For Louis Armstrong)-
Blue Rondo (For Jackie McLean)-
Sonny's Back!: I. Sonny's Back / II. Clifford Browning-
* Lunar Module 10011   Grachan Moncur III - Inner Cry Blues