GRACHAN MONCUR III

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Grachan Moncur III was born in New York City at Sydenham Hospital on June 3, 1937 into a musical family that included his Uncle Al Cooper, leader of the Savoy Sultans, and Grachan's father, Grachan Brother Moncur II who played bass as a member of Savoy Sultans. His father also played with such notables as Billie Holiday, Diana Washington, and pianist Teddy Wilson among others.

Grachan's early musical studies started at Laurinburg Institute under the musical direction of Frank H. McDuffie Jr. and Phillip Hilton, a very advanced trombonist and student. His trombone playing began with the all-state marching band and he eventually became a member of the jazz combo. He rapidly moved forward to become leader of the Laurinburg Jazz Septet, and musical director of Laurinburg's traveling musical revue that included singers, dancers and a variety of talented performers.

After graduating from Laurinburg Institute he attended the Manhattan School of Music
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EvolutionEvolution
Bluen 2008
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Some Other StuffSome Other Stuff
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Blue Note 2009
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New Africa: One Morning I Woke Up Very EarlyNew Africa: One Morning I Woke Up Very Early
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Snapper UK 2003
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Inner Cry BluesInner Cry Blues
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Mosaic Select 2004
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New Africa 180 gram VinylNew Africa 180 gram Vinyl
Actuel 21
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GRACHAN MONCUR III Evolution album cover 4.67 | 3 ratings
Evolution
Avant-Garde Jazz 1963
GRACHAN MONCUR III Some Other Stuff album cover 4.77 | 6 ratings
Some Other Stuff
Avant-Garde Jazz 1964
GRACHAN MONCUR III New Africa (aka African Concepts) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
New Africa (aka African Concepts)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1969
GRACHAN MONCUR III Aco Dei De Madrugada (One Morning I Waked Up Very Early) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Aco Dei De Madrugada (One Morning I Waked Up Very Early)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1970
GRACHAN MONCUR III Echoes of Prayer album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Echoes of Prayer
Avant-Garde Jazz 1975
GRACHAN MONCUR III Shadows album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shadows
Avant-Garde Jazz 1977
GRACHAN MONCUR III Exploration album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Exploration
Avant-Garde Jazz 2004
GRACHAN MONCUR III Inner Cry Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Inner Cry Blues
Avant-Garde Jazz 2007

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GRACHAN MONCUR III Aco Dei De Madrugada - New Africa album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Aco Dei De Madrugada - New Africa
Avant-Garde Jazz 1971
GRACHAN MONCUR III Mosaic Select 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mosaic Select 1
Avant-Garde Jazz 2003

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