Evolution (Grachan Moncur III album)

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Evolution
Studio album by Grachan Moncur III
Released 1964
Recorded November 21, 1963
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 41:16
Label Blue Note
BST 84153
Producer Alfred Lion
Grachan Moncur III chronology
Evolution
(1963)
Some Other Stuff
(1964)

Evolution is the first album by the American trombonist Grachan Moncur III, recorded in 1963 and released on the Blue Note label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

Track listing[edit]

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[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blue Note Records discography accessed November 17, 2010
  2. ^ Huey, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 17, 2010