Grachan Moncur III - Evolution
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The history of the Albums - n’239

As in the previous episode, here is a new example of a little known jazzmen/composer from the 60's, who nevertheless managed to bring a new energy to Post Bop: Grachan Moncur III. Although he is building a long career, most of his work is from the 60s and 70s. Moreover even if we gather all his works as a frontman and also as a Sideman, he is not known to have been very productive. However Grachan Moncur managed in the space of about 3 years (from 1963 ... read more
When it comes to Blue Note Records releases, you can always be guaranteed a standard of quality that is unlike any other record label's output. The label went on an extraordinary streak throughout the 1960s, signing dozens of talented jazz players from all across the states, and perfecting their physical presentation through their albums. The records that come to mind that defined Blue Note during the 1960s are exceptional records such as Eric Dolphy's "Out for Lunch," Herbie ... read more
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Added on: May 8, 2018