Grachan Moncur III
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Monk In Wonderland
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Thandiwa (Rudy Van Gelder Edition) (2009 Digital Remaster)
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Exploration
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Love And Hate
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New Africa

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Grachan Moncur III

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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 II, who played with the Savoy Sultans during 1937-1945, Grachan III started on trombone when he was 11. He toured with Ray Charles (1959-1962), was with the Jazztet (1962), and i... Read more

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