Paul Horn (musician)

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BornPaul Horn (musician)_header_cell_0_1_0 (1930-03-17)March 17, 1930

New York City, New York, U.S.Paul Horn (musician)_cell_0_1_1

DiedPaul Horn (musician)_header_cell_0_2_0 June 29, 2014(2014-06-29) (aged 84)

Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaPaul Horn (musician)_cell_0_2_1

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Paul Horn (March 17, 1930 – June 29, 2014) was an American flautist, saxophonist, composer and producer. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_0

He became a pioneer of world and new age music with his 1969 album Inside. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_1

Biography Paul Horn (musician)_section_0

Horn was born on March 17, 1930 in New York City and has Jewish roots through his father. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_2

The family moved to Washington, D.C. when Horn was four. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_3

He took up the piano at age four, followed by the clarinet at 12. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_4

While in Washington, D.C., Horn attended [[Theodore_Roosevelt_High_School_(Washington,_D.C. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_5

)|Theodore Roosevelt High School]] and the Washington College of Music. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_6

In the summer of 1942, Horn worked as an usher at the Earl Theatre to buy a clarinet. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_7

He studied the clarinet and flute at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Ohio, earning a bachelor's degree. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_8

In June 1953, Horn gained a master's from the Manhattan School of Music. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_9

Moving to Los Angeles he played with Chico Hamilton's quintet from 1956 to 1958 and became an established West Coast session player. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_10

He played on the Duke Ellington Orchestra's Suite Thursday and worked with Nat King Cole, Tony Bennett and others. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_11

He scored the 1959 animated television series Clutch Cargo. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_12

In 1960 Horn recorded for Fantasy Records with Latin Jazz vibraphonist Cal Tjader (with drummers Willie Bobo and Mongo Santamaria) for the album (originally released in 1962 and later re-released with the same title in 1992). Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_13

He appears playing with his band in the opening scene at the jazz club in Curtis Harrington's film Night Tide. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_14

Horn's Quintet produced jazz albums for Columbia and RCA Victor up until 1966. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_15

During this period, he was the subject of a David Wolper television documentary Portrait of a Jazz Musician. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_16

Horn became a practitioner of transcendental meditation. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_17

He attended training at the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's ashram along with The Beatles on their 1968 trip to India. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_18

Following his experiences in India, Horn's recordings moved from jazz to world and new-age music. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_19

In 1955, Horn married his first wife, Lilian Yvonne Jourdan. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_20

By 1959, the marriage had started to fall apart, and their divorce was finalised a few years later. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_21

In 1970, he moved with his two sons Marlen and Robin from his marriage, and second wife Tryntje Baum to Victoria, British Columbia, on Vancouver Island. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_22

He formed his own quintet and recorded film scores for the National Film Board of Canada. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_23

While well practiced as a jazz musician, many of his works defy such categorization. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_24

As well as the Inside series, he recorded other albums of jazz with musicians from a range of cultures and backgrounds including China and Africa. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_25

He lived in British Columbia and Arizona. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_26

He was most recently married to the Canadian singer and songwriter Ann Mortifee. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_27

Horn died at the age of 84 on June 29, 2014. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_28

On June 25, 2019, The New York Times Magazine listed Paul Horn among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire. Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_29

Discography Paul Horn (musician)_section_1

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  • Mongo (Fantasy, 1959)Paul Horn (musician)_item_0_0

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  • In a Latin Bag (Verve, 1961)Paul Horn (musician)_item_1_1
  • Latino! (Fantasy 1962; re-released 1992)Paul Horn (musician)_item_1_2

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With Nat King Cole Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_33

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  • L-O-V-E (Capitol, 1965)Paul Horn (musician)_item_3_4

With Buddy Collette Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_34

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With Duke Ellington Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_35

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With Chico Hamilton Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_36

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With Fred Katz Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_37

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With Shelly Manne Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_38

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With Ken Nordine Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_39

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With Shorty Rogers Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_40

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With Pete Rugolo Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_41

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With Lalo Schifrin Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_42

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With George Shearing Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_43

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With The Beach Boys Paul Horn (musician)_sentence_44

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  • Pet Sounds (Capitol, 1966)Paul Horn (musician)_item_14_28

Filmography Paul Horn (musician)_section_4

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