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Evolution (Grachan Moncur III album)

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Released  April 1964
Artist  Grachan Moncur III
Producer  Alfred Lion
Genres  Jazz, Avant-garde jazz
Length  41:16
Release date  1963
Label  Blue Note Records
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Recorded  November 21, 1963 Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Evolution (1963)  Some Other Stuff (1964)
Similar  Grachan Moncur III albums, Jazz albums

Evolution is the first album by the American trombonist Grachan Moncur III, recorded in 1963 and released on the Blue Note label.

Contents

Reception

The Allmusic review by Steve Huey awarded the album 4½ stars and stated "With such an inventive debut, it's a shame Moncur didn't record more as a leader, which makes Evolution an even more important item for fans of Blue Note's avant-garde to track down".

Track listing

All compositions by Grachan Moncur III
  1. "Air Raid" - 9:19
  2. "Evolution" - 12:24
  3. "The Coaster" - 11:39
  4. "Monk in Wonderland" - 7:54

Personnel

  • Grachan Moncur III - trombone
  • Lee Morgan - trumpet
  • Jackie McLean - alto saxophone
  • Bobby Hutcherson - vibes
  • Bob Cranshaw - double bass
  • Tony Williams - drums
  • Songs

    1Air Raid9:18
    2Evolution12:24
    3The Coaster11:39

    References

    Evolution (Grachan Moncur III album) Wikipedia


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