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-'''Grachan Moncur III''' (June 3, 1937 – June 3, 2022) was an American [[jazz]] trombonist. He was the son of jazz bassist [[Grachan Moncur II]] and the nephew of jazz saxophonist [[Al Cooper]].+'''''Evolution''''' (1964) is the debut album led by the American trombonist [[Grachan Moncur III]], recorded in 1963 and released on the [[Blue Note Records|Blue Note]] label.
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-== Discography ==+
-=== As a leader ===+
-* ''[[Evolution (Grachan Moncur III album)|Evolution]]'' (Blue Note, 1963)+
-* ''[[Some Other Stuff]]'' (Blue Note, 1964)+
-* "Blue Free" and "The Intellect" on ''[[The New Wave in Jazz]]'' (Impulse!, 1965)+
-* ''The New Breed (The Dedication Series/Vol.VXIII)'' Sides C and D-1 (Impulse, 1978 [recorded 1965])+
-* ''[[New Africa (Grachan Moncur III album)|New Africa]]'' (BYG Actuel, 1969)+
-* ''Aco Dei de Madrugada (One Morning I Waked Up Very Early)'' (BYG Actuel, 1969)+
-* ''Echoes of Prayer'' (JCOA, 1974)+
-* ''Shadows'' (Denon, 1977)+
-* ''[[Exploration (album)|Exploration]]'' (Capri, 2004)+
-* ''Inner Cry Blues'' (Lunar Module, 2007)+
- +
-=== As a sideman ===+
-'''with [[Marion Brown]]:'''+
-* ''[[Juba-Lee]]'' (Fontana, 1967)+
-* ''[[Three for Shepp]]'' (Impulse!, 1967)+
- +
-'''with [[Dave Burrell]]:'''+
-* ''[[Echo (Dave Burrell album)|Echo]]'' (BYG Actuel, 1969)+
-* ''[[La Vie de Bohème (album)|La Vie de Bohème]]'' (BYG Actuel, 1970)+
- +
-'''with [[Benny Golson]]:'''+
-* ''[[Here and Now (The Jazztet album)|Here and Now]]'' (Mercury, 1962) – with [[Art Farmer]] +
-* ''[[Another Git Together]]'' (Mercury, 1962) – with Art Farmer+
-* ''[[Pop + Jazz = Swing]]'' (Audio Fidelity, 1962) – later version as ''Just Jazz!''+
-* ''[[Stockholm Sojourn]]'' (Prestige, 1965)+
- +
-'''with [[Herbie Hancock]]:'''+
-* ''[[My Point of View]]'' (Blue Note, 1963)+
- +
-'''with [[Beaver Harris]]:'''+
-* ''Safe'' (Red, 1979)+
-* ''Beautiful Africa'' (Soul Note, 1979)+
-* ''Live at Nyon'' (Cadence Jazz, 1981)+
- +
-'''with [[Joe Henderson]]:'''+
-* ''[[The Kicker (Joe Henderson album)|The Kicker]]'' (Milestone, 1967)+
- +
-'''with [[Khan Jamal]]:'''+
-* ''Black Awareness'' (CIMP, 2005)+
- +
-'''with [[Frank Lowe]]:'''+
-* ''[[Decision in Paradise]]'' (Soul Note, 1985)+
- +
-'''with [[Jackie McLean]]:'''+
-* ''[[One Step Beyond (Jackie McLean album)|One Step Beyond]]'' (Blue Note, 1963)+
-* ''[[Destination... Out!]]'' (Blue Note, 1964)+
-* ''[['Bout Soul]]'' (Blue Note, 1967)+
-* ''[[Hipnosis (Jackie McLean album)|Hipnosis]]'' (Blue Note, 1967)+
- +
-'''with [[Lee Morgan]]:'''+
-* ''[[The Last Session (Lee Morgan album)|The Last Session]]'' (Blue Note, 1971)+
- +
-'''with [[Butch Morris]]:'''+
-* ''In Touch... but out of Reach'' (Kharma, 1982)+
- +
-'''with [[Sunny Murray]]:'''+
-* ''[[Homage to Africa]]'' (BYG Actuel, 1969)+
- +
-'''with [[Sunny Murray]], [[Khan Jamal]] and [[Romulus Franceschini|Romulus]]:'''+
-* ''Change of the Century Orchestra'' (JAS, 1999)+
- +
-'''with [[Paris Reunion Band]]:'''+
-* ''For Klook'' (Gazell, 1987)+
- +
-'''with [[William Parker (musician)|William Parker]]:'''+
-* ''[[In Order to Survive (album)|In Order to Survive]]'' (Black Saint, 1995)+
- +
-'''with [[John Patton (musician)|John Patton]]:'''+
-* ''[[Soul Connection]]'' (Nilva, 1983)+
- +
-'''with [[The Reunion Legacy Band]]:'''+
-* ''The Legacy'' (Early Bird, 1991)+
- +
-'''with [[Roswell Rudd]] and [[Archie Shepp]]:'''+
-* ''Live in New York'' (Verve, 2001)+
- +
-'''with [[Archie Shepp]]:'''+
-* ''[[Mama Too Tight]]'' (Impulse!, 1966)+
-* ''[[The Way Ahead (album)]]'' (Impulse!, 1968)+
-* ''[[Poem for Malcolm]]'' (BYG Actuel, 1969)+
-* ''[[For Losers]]'' (Impulse!, 1970)+
-* ''[[Things Have Got to Change]]'' (Impulse!, 1971)+
-* ''[[Live at the Pan-African Festival]]'' (BYG Actuel, 1971)+
-* ''Life at the Donaueschingen Festival'' (MPS, 1972)+
-* ''[[Kwanza (album)|Kwanza]]'' (Impulse!, 1974)+
-* ''Freedom'' (JMY, 1991)+
- +
-'''with [[Wayne Shorter]]:'''+
-* ''[[The All Seeing Eye]]'' (Blue Note, 1965)+
- +
-'''with [[Alan Silva]]:'''+
-* ''[[Luna Surface]]'' (BYG Actuel, 1969)+
- +
-'''with [[Clifford Thornton]]:+
-* ''[[Ketchaoua (album)|Ketchaoua]]'' (BYG Actuel, 1969)+
- +
-'''with [[Chris White (bassist)|Chris White]]:'''+
-* ''The Chris White Project'' (Muse, 1993)+
- +
-''' with [[Cassandra Wilson]]:'''+
-* ''[[Point of View (Cassandra Wilson album)|Point of View]]'' (JMT, 1986)+
 +==Track listing==
 +:''All compositions by Grachan Moncur III''
 +# "Air Raid" - 9:19
 +# "Evolution" - 12:24
 +# "The Coaster" - 11:39
 +# "Monk in Wonderland" - 7:54
 +==Personnel==
 +*[[Grachan Moncur III]] – [[trombone]]
 +*[[Lee Morgan]] – [[trumpet]]
 +*[[Jackie McLean]] – [[alto saxophone]]
 +*[[Bobby Hutcherson]] – [[vibraphone|vibes]]
 +*[[Bob Cranshaw]] – [[double bass]]
 +*[[Tony Williams (drummer)|Tony Williams]] – [[drum kit|drums]]
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Evolution (1964) is the debut album led by the American trombonist Grachan Moncur III, recorded in 1963 and released on the Blue Note label.

Track listing

All compositions by Grachan Moncur III
  1. "Air Raid" - 9:19
  2. "Evolution" - 12:24
  3. "The Coaster" - 11:39
  4. "Monk in Wonderland" - 7:54

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