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Grachan Moncur III (born June 3, 1937) is an American jazz trombonist. He is one of the few real free jazz trombonists, as well as a prolific composer. He is the son of jazz bassist Grachan Moncur II.

Born and raised in Newark, New Jersey, USA, Grachan began playing the cello at age nine, and switched to the trombone at eleven. In high school he attended the Laurinburg Institute in North Carolina, the private school…

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  • It takes some amount of courage to push a trombone to such limits in a field where you don't see many trombones at all.
  • @joaonada yeah but I think he only tends to do jazz festivals now.
  • is this dude still alive?
  • cool tunes with Jackie
  • I am beginning to think the New Africa from 1969 in it's own way is every bit as good as Evolution.
  • His work with Jackie McLean is fucking amazing
  • awesome name, awesome music, more people should check this shit out.
  • ohmygod echoes of prayer ohmygod
  • dude is fuckin HIP

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