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Cycle (Paul Horn album)

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Studio album by
Paul Horn Quintet
RecordedMarch 17 & 18, 1965
Los Angeles, CA
LabelRCA Victor LPM 3386
ProducerAl Schmitt
Paul Horn chronology
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Cycle is an album by Paul Horn which was originally released on the RCA Victor label in 1965.[1][2]

Within three years, Horn would abandon jazz altogether to work on atmospheric mood music".[3]


Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic2/5 stars[3]

AllMusic awarded the album 2 stars stating: "One can hear hints of Paul Horn's future directions on this obscure LP. this is not an album for everyone."[3] Cycle, credited to The Paul Horn Quintet, was nonetheless nominated for a 1965 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Album, Small Ensemble.[4]

Track listing

All compositions by Paul Horn except as indicated

  1. "Greensleeves" (Traditional) - 3:58
  2. "Chim Chim Cher-ee" (Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman) - 8:23
  3. "Cycle" - 5:15
  4. "Shadows #1" - 2:40
  5. "Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo" (Bronisław Kaper, Helen Deutsch) - 5:32
  6. "In the Bag" - 7:11
  7. "Patterns" - 4:58
  8. "Shadows #2" - 2:17



  1. ^ Paul Horn Catalog, accessed July 17, 2015
  2. ^ Paul Horn discography Archived 2015-08-06 at the Wayback Machine, accessed July 17, 2015
  3. ^ a b c Yanow, Scott. Cycle – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved August 17, 2015.
  4. ^ Discogs, Profile of the Paul Horn Quintet. Retrieved 2015-12-24.
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