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Grachan Moncur III (born June 3, 1937) is an American trombonist. He is one of the few real 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 where Dizzy Gillespie studied. While… read more

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  • Avatar for oaquard
    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.
  • Avatar for Blowedian
    @joaonada yeah but I think he only tends to do jazz festivals now.
  • Avatar for joaonada
    is this dude still alive?
  • Avatar for Cat_007
    cool tunes with Jackie
  • Avatar for fergalmc
    I am beginning to think the New Africa from 1969 in it's own way is every bit as good as Evolution.
  • Avatar for KingChile96
    His two albums for Blue Note are incredible. Also his work with Mclean and Wayne is unrivaled. He is a central piece for the small band avant garde in the 60's. Give him a listen.
  • Avatar for Theeboon
    His work with Jackie McLean is fucking amazing
  • Avatar for sheik1
    awesome name, awesome music, more people should check this shit out.
  • Avatar for ToothandNail04
    ohmygod echoes of prayer ohmygod
  • Avatar for ToothandNail04
    dude is fuckin HIP

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