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Grachan Moncur III discography

This is a discography of Grachan Moncur III albums and albums by other musicians that feature Grachan Moncur III


Grachan Moncur III: leader and co-leader discography

Evolution, Grachan Moncur III, 1964, Blue Note 4153

Tracks : Air Raid, Evolutionk, The Coaster, Monk in Wonderland

Musicians : Grachan Moncur III, Lee Morgan, Jackie McLean, Bobby Hutcherson, Bob Cranshaw, Tony Williams

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Some Other Stuff, Grachan Moncur III, 1964, Blue Note 4177

Tracks : Gnostic, Thandiwa, The Twins, Nomadic

Musicians : Grachan Moncur III, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Cecil McBee, Tony Williams

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New Wave In Jazz, The, Various Artists, 1965, Impulse! 90

Tracks : Nature Boy (John Coltrane), Holy Ghost (Albert Ayler), Blue Free (Grachan Moncur III), Hambone (Archie Shepp), Brilliant Corners (Charles Tolliver)

All tracks recorded live at the Village Gate in New York in March 1965.

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New Africa, Grachan Moncur III, 1970, Actuel 529.321

Tracks : New Africa, Space Spy, Exploration, When

Musicians : Grachan Moncur III, Roscoe Mitchell, Archie Shepp, Dave Burrell, Alan Silva, Andrew Cyrille

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Aco Dei de Madrugada (One Morning I Waked Up Very Early), Grachan Moncur III, 1970, Actuel 529.333

Tracks : Aco Dei De Madrugada, Ponte IO, Osmosis, Tiny Temper

Musicians : Grachan Moncur III, Fernando Martins, Beb Guérin, Nelson Serra de Castro

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Echoes Of Prayer, Grachan Moncur III / The Jazz Composer's Orchestra, 1975, JCOA 1009

Tracks : Band 1 (i. Prologue, ii. Reverend King's Wings I, iii. Medgar's Menace I, iv. Drum Transition, v. Garvey's Ghost (Space Station)), Band 2 (i. Angela's Angel I, ii. Drum Transition), Band 3 (i. Right On I, ii. Angela's Angel II, iii.Right On II, iv. Reverend King's Wings II, v. Medgar's Menace II, vi. Drum Transition, vii. African Percussion Ensemble), Band 4 (i. Right On III, ii. Angela's Angel III (Jamboree), iii. Drum Transition, iv. Amen Cadence, v. Epilogue: Excuse Me, Mr Justice)

Musicians : Grachan Moncur III, Hannibal Marvin Peterson, Stafford Osborne, Janice Robinson, Jack Jeffers, Carlos Ward, Perry Robinson, Keith Marks, Pat Patrick, Carla Bley, Mark Elf, Leroy Jenkins, Ngoma, Toni Marcus, Cecil McBee, Charlie Haden, Beaver Harris, Titos Sompa, Coster Massamba, Frederick Simpson, Malonga Quasquelourd, Jakuba Abiona, Jeanne Lee, Mervine Grady

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Shadows, Grachan Moncur III, 1977, Denon

Tracks : Down Broadway, Autumn In New York, Teardrops For Jimmy, Misty

Musicians : Grachan Moncur III, Marion Brown, Dave Burrell, Roland Prince, Reggie Workman, Joe Chambers, Andy Bey

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The New Breed: The Dedication Series Vol. VIII, Cecil Taylor/Charles Tolliver/Grachan Moncur/Archie Shepp, 1978, Impulse! 9339

Previously released and unreleased music by four separate groups from 1961 and 1965.

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Explorations, Grachan Moncur III, 2004, Capri

Tracks : Exploration, Monk in Wonderland, Love and Hate, New Africa, When?, Frankenstein, Excursion, Sonny's Back

Musicians : Grachan Moncur III, Tim Hagans, Dave Woodley, Gary Bartz, Billy Harper, Gary Smulyan, John Clark, Ray Drummond, Andrew Cyrille

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Inner Cry Blues, Grachan Moncur III, 2007, Lunar Module Records 10011

Tracks : G Train (For Duke Ellington), Inner Cry Blues, Hilda, A For Pops (For Louis Armstrong), Blue Rondo (For Jackie McLean), Sonny's Back! I.Sonny's Back II. Clifford Browning

Musicians : Grachan Moncur III, Erik Jekabson, Mitch Marcus, Ben Adams, Lukas Vesely, Sameer Gupta

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Grachan Moncur III: leader and co-leader: compilations, two-fers and similar

Mosaic Select 1: Grachan Moncur III, 2003, Mosaic MS-001

Brings together the two Grachan Moncur III Blue Note albums Evolution (1963) and Some Other Stuff (1964), plus four Jackie McLean Blue Note albums that feature Moncur; One Step Beyond (1963), Destination Out (1963), Hipnosis (1967) and 'Bout Soul (1967).

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Grachan Moncur III: sideman: main albums and selected single artist collections

Here And Now, The Jazztet, 1962, Mercury

Tracks : Tonk, Rue Prevail, Richie's Dilemma, Whisper Not, Just In Time, Ruby, My Dear, In Love In Vain, Sonny's Back

Musicians : Art Farmer, Grachan Moncur III, Benny Golson, Harold Mabern, Herbie Lewis, Roy McCurdy

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Another Git Together, The Jazztet, 1962, Mercury

Tracks : Space Station, Domino, Another Git Together, Along Came Betty, This Nearly Was Mine, Reggie

Musicians : Art Farmer, Grachan Moncur III, Benny Golson, Harold Mabern, Herbie Lewis, Roy McCurdy

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Pop + Jazz = Swing, Benny Golson Orchestra, 1962, Audio Fidelity 5978

Tracks : Left Channel: You're Driving Me Crazy/Right Channel: Moten Swing, Left Channel: Out of Nowhere/Right Channel: Out of Nowhere, Left Channel: Whispering/Right Channel: Groovin' High, Left Channel: Autumn Leaves/Right Channel: Autumn Leaves, Left Channel: Indiana/Right Channel: Donna Lee, Left Channel: Lover, Come Back to Me/Right Channel: Quicksilver, Left Channel: Stella by Starlight/Right Channel: Stella by Starlight, Left Channel: How High the Moon/Right Channel: Ornithology, Left Channel: If I Should Lose You/Right Channel: If I Should Lose You, Left Channel: St. Louis Blues/Right Channel: Walkin'

Musicians : On jazz tracks: Freddie Hubbard, Bill Hardman, Curtis Fuller, Grachan Moncur III, Eric Dolphy, Wayne Shorter, Bill Evans, Ron Carter, Paul Chambers, Charlie Persip, Jimmy Cobb

A stereo recording with orchestral pop tracks on the left channel and jazz tracks on the right channel. The channels can be played together or separately. The jazz tracks were subsequently released on the album Just Jazz.

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My Point Of View, Herbie Hancock, 1963, Blue Note 4126

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One Step Beyond, Jackie McLean, 1963, Blue Note 4137

Tracks : Saturday and Sunday, Frankenstein, Blue Rondo, Ghost Town

Musicians : Jackie McLean, Grachan Moncur III, Bobby Hutcherson, Eddie Khan, Tony Williams

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Destination... Out!, Jackie McLean, 1964, Blue Note 4165

Tracks : Love and Hate, Esoteric, Kahlil the Prophet, Riff Raff

Musicians : Jackie McLean, Grachan Moncur III, Bobby Hutcherson, Larry Ridley, Roy Haynes

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Stockholm Sojourn, The International Jazz Orchestra Under The Direction Of Benny Golson, 1965, Prestige PR 7361

Tracks : Stockholm Sojourn, Tryst, Are You Real?, Goodbye, Waltz for Debby, My Foolish Heart, A Swedish Villa, I Remember Clifford, The Call

Musicians : Benny Golson, Benny Bailey, Bertil Lovgren, Bengt-Arne Wallin, Grachan Moncur III, Ake Persson, Eje Thelin, Arne Domnerus, Bjarne Nerem, Cecil Payne, Rune Falk, Tosten Wennberg, Karl Nystrom, Bengt Olesson, Runo Erickson, Lars Sloglund, Roman Dylag, Egil Johansen

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Just Jazz, Benny Golson Orchestra, 1965, Audio Fidelity 6150

Tracks : Groovin' High, Moten Swing, Out Of Nowherre, Autumn Leaves, Donna Lee, Quicksilver, Stella By Starlight, Ornithology, If I Should Lose You, Walkin'

Musicians : Freddie Hubbard, Bill Hardman, Curtis Fuller, Grachan Moncur III, Eric Dolphy, Wayne Shorter, Bill Evans, Ron Carter, Paul Chambers, Charlie Persip, Jimmy Cobb

These tracks were originally released on the Pop + Jazz = Swing album.

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The All Seeing Eye, Wayne Shorter, 1966, Blue Note 4219

Tracks : The All Seeing Eye, Genesis, Chaos, Face of the Deep, Mephistopheles

Musicians : Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Alan Shorter, Grachan Moncur III, James Spaulding, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Joe Chambers

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The Kicker, Joe Henderson, 1967, Milestone 9008

Tracks : Mamacita, The Kicker, Chelsea Bridge, If, Nardis, Without a Song, O Amor Em Paz (Once I Loved), Mo' Joe

Musicians : Joe Henderson, Mike Lawrence, Grachan Moncur III, Kenny Barron, Ron Carter, Louis Hayes

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Juba Lee, Marion Brown Septet, 1967, Fontana

Tracks : 512E12, The Visitor, Juba-Lee, Iditus

Musicians : Marion Brown, Alan Shorter, Grachan Moncur III, Bennie Maupin, Dave Burrell, Reggie Johnson, Beaver Harris

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Mama Too Tight, Archie Shepp, 1967, Impulse! 9134

Tracks : A Portrait Of Robert Thompson: Prelude to a Kiss / The Break Strain-King Cotton / Dem Basses, Mama Too Tight, Theme for Ernie, Basheer

Musicians : Archie Shepp, Tommy Turrentine, Grachan Moncur III, Roswell Rudd, Howard Johnson, Perry Robinson Charlie Haden, Beaver Harris

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Three for Shepp, Marion Brown, 1967, Impulse! 9139

Tracks : New Blue, Fortunato, The Shadow Knows, Spooks, West India Delicado

Musicians : Marion Brown, Grachan Moncur III, Dave Burrell, Stanley Cowell, Norris Sirone Jones, Beaver Harris Bobby Capp

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'Bout Soul, Jackie McLean, 1968, Blue Note 4284

Tracks : Soul, Conversion Point, Big Ben's Voice, Dear Nick, Dear John, Erdu

Musicians : Jackie McLean, Woody Shaw, Grachan Moncur III, LaMont Johnson, Scott Holt, Rashied Ali, Barbara Simmons

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The Way Ahead, Archie Shepp, 1968, Impulse! 9170

Tracks : Damn If I Know (The Stroller), Frankenstein, Fiesta, Sophisticated Lady

Musicians : Archie Shepp, Jimmy Owens, Grachan Moncur III, Walter Davis Jr., Ron Carter, Roy Haynes, Beaver Harris

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Life At The Donaueschingen Music Festival, Archie Shepp, 1968?, SABA / MPS

Tracks : One For Trane Pt 1, One For Trane Pt 2

Musicians : Archie Shepp, Roswell Rudd, Grachan Moncur III, Jimmy Garrison, Beaver Harris

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Hommage to Africa, Sunny Murray, 1969, Actuel 529.303

Tracks : Suns Of Africa - Part 1, Suns Of Africa - Part 1, R.I.P., Unity

Musicians : Sunny Murray, Clifford Thornton, Lester Bowie, Grachan Moncur III, Roscoe Mitchell, Archie Shepp, Kenneth Terroade, Dave Burrell, Malachi Favors, Alan Silva, Arthur Jones, Earl Freeman, Jeanne Lee

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Poem for Malcolm, Archie Shepp, 1969, Actuel 529.311

Tracks : Mamarose - Poem For Malcolm, Rain Forest - Oleo

Musicians : Archie Shepp, Grachan Moncur III, Hank Mobley, Burton Greene, Vince Benedetti, Alan Silva, Malachi Favors, Claude Delcloo, Philly Joe Jones

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Luna Surface, Alan Silva and his Celestial Communication Orchestra, 1969, Actuel 529.312

Tracks : From The Luna Surface Part 1, From The Luna Surface Part 2

Musicians : Alan Silva, Bernard Vitet, Grachan Moncur III, Archie Shepp, Anthony Braxton, Kenneth Terroade, Dave Burrell, Leroy Jenkins, Beb Guerin, Malachi Favors, Claude Delcloo

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Echo, Dave Burrell, 1970, Actuel 529.320

Tracks : Echo, Peace

Musicians : Dave Burrell, Clifford Thornton, Grachan Moncur III, Arthur Jones, Archie Shepp, Alan Silva, Sunny Murray

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La Vie de Bohème, Dave Burrell, 1970, Actuel 529.330

Tracks : First Act, Second Act (1st Part), Second Act (2nd Part), Third Act, Fourth Act

Musicians : Dave Burrell, Ric Colbeck, Grachan Moncur III, Kenneth Terroade, Beb Guérin, Claude Delcloo, Eleanor Burrell

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Ketchaoua, Clifford Thornton, 1970, Actuel 529.323

Tracks : Ketchaoua, Pan African Festival, Brotherhood, Speak With Your Echo (And Call This Dialogue)

Musicians : Clifford Thornton, Grachan Moncur III, Arthur Jones, Archie Shepp, Dave Burrell, Beb Guerin, Earl Freeman, Sunny Murray, Claude Delcloo

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For Losers, Archie Shepp, 1970, Impulse! 9188

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Live at the Pan-African Festival, Archie Shepp, 1971, Actuel 529.351

Tracks : Brotherhood At Ketchaoua, We Have Come Back (Part 1), We Have Come Back (Part 2)

Musicians : Archie Shepp, Clifford Thornton, Grachan Moncur III, Dave Burrell, Alan Silva, Sunny Murray, Don Lee, Ted Joans

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Things Have Got to Change, Archie Shepp, 1971, Impulse! 9212

Tracks : Money Blues, Parts 1 - 3, Dr. King, The Peaceful Warrior, Things Have Got to Change, Parts 1 and 2

Musicians : Archie Shepp, Roy Burrows, Ted Daniel, Charles Greenlee, Grachan Moncur III, James Spaulding, Howard Johnson, Dave Burrell, Billy Butler, David Spinozza, Roland Wilson, Beaver Harris, Ollie Anderson, Hetty "Bunchy" Fox, Calo Scott, Juma Sultan

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Lee Morgan, Lee Morgan, 1972, Blue Note

Tracks : Capra Black, In What Direction Are You Headed?, Angela, Croquet Ballett, Inner Passions Out

Musicians : Lee Morgan, Grachan Moncur III, Billy Harper, Bobbi Humphrey, Harold Mabern, Jymie Merritt, Reggie Workman, Freddie Waits

CD releases of this album have the title The Last Session.

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Kwanza, Archie Shepp, 1974, Impulse! 9262

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Hipnosis, Jackie McLean, 1977, Blue Note BN-LA 483 H2

Tracks : The Three Minors, Blues in a Jiff, Blues for Jackie, Marilyn's Dilemma, Iddy Bitty, The Way I Feel, Hipnosis, Slow Poke, The Breakout, Back Home, The Reason Why

Musicians : Jackie McLean, Kenny Dorham, Grachan Moncur III, Sonny Clark, LaMont Johnson, Butch Warren, Scott Holt, Billy Higgins

Previously unreleased sessions from 1962 and 1967. This double LP compilation was part of the Blue Note Jazz Classics Series.

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Live At Nyon, Beaver Harris 360 Degree Music Experience, 1979, Cadence

Tracks : Don't I, Charlotte, Ismay, My Mother, High Noon

Musicians : Beaver Harris, Grachan Moncur III, Ken McIntyre, Rahn Burton, Cameron Brown

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Beautiful Africa, Beaver Harris 360 Degree Music Experience, 1979, Soul Note SN 1002

Tracks : African Drums, Aladdin's Carpet, Love And Hate, Baby Suite, Drums For Milano

Musicians : Beaver Harris, Grachan Moncur III, Ken McIntyre, Rahn Burton, Cameron Brown

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Safe, Beaver Harris 360 Degree Music Experience, 1980, Red Records

Tracks : Boogie On Dawn, J. C. Moses, I Wish I Knew, Don't I

Musicians : Beaver Harris, Grachan Moncur III, Ken McIntyre, Rahn Burton, Cameron Brown

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Foresight, Joe Henderson, 1980, Milestone 47058

Tracks from the Milestone albums The Kicker, Tetragon and Power to the People. Grachan Moncur III plays on the tracks from The Kicker.

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In Touch...But Out Of Reach, Butch Morris, 1982?, Kharma PK 9

Tracks : Irin Sun, Narobia, Lovers Existing On The Dunes / Lonely Thrill

Musicians : Butch Morris, Grachan Moncur III, Charles Eubanks, Wilbur Morris, Bobby Battles, Steve McCall

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Soul Connection, John Patton, 1983, Nilva NQ 3406

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Decision in Paradise, Frank Lowe, 1985, Soul Note SN 1082

Tracks : Decision In Paradise, I'll Whistle Your Name, Cherryco, Lowe-Ologie, You Dig!, Dues And Don'ts

Musicians : Frank Lowe, Don Cherry, Grachan Moncur III, Geri Allen, Charnette Moffett, Charles Moffett

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Point of View, Cassandra Wilson, 1986, JMT

Tracks : Square Roots, Blue In Green, Never, Desperate Move, Love And Hate, I Am Waiting, I Wished On The Moon, I Thought You Knew

Musicians : Cassandra Wilson, Grachan Moncur III, Steve Coleman, Jean-Paul Bourelly, Lonnie Plaxico, Mark Johnson

Reissued by Winter & Winter in 2001 with a different front cover.

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For Klook, Paris Reunion Band, 1987, Gazell / Sonet

Tracks : Work Song, For Klook, The Man From Potter's Crossing, Jamaican Hot Nights, Gaby, Locksley

Musicians : Nat Adderley, Woody Shaw, Grachan Moncur III, Nathan Davis, Joe Henderson, Kenny Drew, Jimmy Woode, Idris Muhammad

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The Legacy, The Reunion Legacy Band, 1991, Early Bird

Tracks : Getting Sentimental Over You, Do a Funny Dance, A for Pops, Avotcja, Franess, The Juggler, Brother Rick

Musicians : Charles Tolliver, Grachan Moncur III, Gary Bartz, John Hicks, Mickey Bass, Billy Hart

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Chris White Project, Chris White, 1994, Muse 5494

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In Order to Survive, William Parker, 1995, Black Saint 0159

Tracks : Testimony Of No Future, Anast In Crisis Mouth Full Of Fresh Cut Flowers, Testimony Of The Stir Pot, The Square Sun

Musicians : William Parker, Lewis Barnes, Grachan Moncur III, Rob Brown, Cooper-Moore, Denis Charles, Jackson Krall

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Change Of The Century Orchestra, Sunny Murray / Khan Jamal / Romulus, 1999, J.A.S.

Tracks : Out For A Walk, Lovely Afternoon, Africa

Musicians : Sunny Murray, Khan Jamal, Romulus Franceschini, Ted Curson, Tyrone Hill, Grachan Moncur III, Middle Middleton, Odean Pope, Byard Lancaster, Fred Haun, Brian Brown, Dave Burrell, Monette Sudler, Tyrone Brown

Recorded in November 1987.

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Live in New York, Roswell Rudd and Archie Shepp, 2001, Verve

Tracks : Keep Your Heart Right, Acute Motelitis, Steam, Pazuzu, We Are The Blues, Ujamma, Bamako, Slide By Slide, Deja-Vu, Hope No. 2

Musicians : Roswell Rudd, Archie Shepp, Grachan Moncur III, Reggie Workman, Andrew Cyrille, Amiri Baraka

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The Complete Argo/Mercury Art Farmer/Benny Golson/Jazztet Sessions, Art Farmer/Benny Golson/Jazztet, 2004, Mosaic

Tracks : Serenata, It Ain't Necessarily So, Avalon, I Remember Clifford, Blues March, It's All Right With Me, Park Avenue Petite, Mox Nix, Easy Living, Killer Joe, The Cool One, Blues On Down, Hi-Fly, My Funny Valentine, Wonder Why, Con Alma, Lament, Bean Bag, Five Spot After Dark, Bel, Milano, Django, New York 19, Two Degrees East, Three Degrees West, Odds Against Tomorrow, Junction, Farmer's Market, Darn That Dream, Shutterbug, 'Round Midnight, A November Afternoon, Tonk, Rue Prevail, Richie's Dilemma, Whisper Not, Tonk (45 Take), Just In Time, Ruby, My Dear, In Love In Vain, Sonny's Back, Sonny's Back, Space Station, Domino, Another Git Together, Along Came Betty, This Nearly Was Mine, Reggie, Another Git Together, So Beats My Heart For You, Goodbye, Old Girl, Who Cares?, Out Of The Past, Younger Than Springtime, The Best Thing For You Is Me, I'm A Fool To Want You, That Ole Devil Called Love, Punsu, The Day After, Lullaby Of The Leaves, Kayin', Tonk, Blue Room, Change Partners, Nobody's Heart, How Am I To Know?, The Masquerade Is Over, Dear Kathy, Three Little Words, Turning Point, Stella By Starlight, Alone Together, Sock Cha, Mad About The Boy, Just By Myself, Shades Of Stein, My Romance, Just In Time, You're My Thrill, My Heart Belongs To Daddy, The Best Thing For You Is Me, Impromtune, Little Karin, Swing It, I Fall In Love Too Easily, Out Of This World, The Touch, Time, Street Of Dreams, Rain Check, Rue Prevail, The Sweetest Sounds, My Romance, Fly Me To The Moon, Naima, Ruby

A 7 CD set that brings together the Jazztet albums: Meet The Jazztet, Big City Sounds, The Jazztet & John Lewis, The Jazztet At Birdhouse, Here And Now, and Another Git Together; the Art Farmer albums: Art, Perception, and Listen to Art Farmer and the Orchestra; and the Benny Golson albums: Take a Number From 1 to 10, Turning Point and Free. Grachan Moncur III plays on Here And Now and Another Git Together.

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Black Awareness, Khan Jamal, 2005, CIMP

Tracks : One comes first, Riff Raff, Believe, Black Awareness, Nubian Queen, Bloom, Sonnys Back, Part 1 & Part 2

Musicians : Khan Jamal, Grachan Moncur III, Byard Lancaster, Dylan Taylor, Dwight James

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For Losers / Kwanza, Archie Shepp, 2011

Combines albums from 1970 and 1974. Grachan Moncur III plays on both source albums.

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Last updated June 2015