Chico Hamilton appearing at the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival in Tompkins Square Park, New York City, August 26, 2007
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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)

A version of the quintet including flutist Paul Horn was featured in the film Sweet Smell of Success in 1957 and one including Eric Dolphy appeared in the film Jazz on a Summer's Day (1960), set at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival.

- Chico Hamilton
Chico Hamilton appearing at the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival in Tompkins Square Park, New York City, August 26, 2007

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Word Jazz

Debut album by voice-over and recording artist Ken Nordine with the Fred Katz Group which was released on the Dot label in 1957.

Debut album by voice-over and recording artist Ken Nordine with the Fred Katz Group which was released on the Dot label in 1957.

Paul Horn – saxophone, flute, piccolo, clarinet

Chico Hamilton as "Forest Horn" – drums, bongos, timpani, gong

Ellington Suite

Ellington Suite is an album by drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton's Quintet featuring multi-instrumentalist Buddy Collette released on the World Pacific label.

Paul Horn - alto saxophone, flute

South Pacific in Hi-Fi

South Pacific in Hi-Fi is an album by drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton featuring jazz interpretations of themes from the Broadway musical South Pacific.

Paul Horn - alto saxophone, flute, arranger

Soul° Cello

Album by Fred Katz originally released on Decca in 1958.

Album by Fred Katz originally released on Decca in 1958.

Paul Horn - flute, clarinet, alto saxophone (tracks 1, 4-7 & 11)

Chico Hamilton - drums

Zen: The Music of Fred Katz

Debut album by cellist and composer Fred Katz released on the Pacific Jazz label.

Debut album by cellist and composer Fred Katz released on the Pacific Jazz label.

Paul Horn - tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, flute, clarinet

Chico Hamilton - drums (tracks 1-3 & 5-8)

House of Horn

House of Horn is the debut album by saxophonist Paul Horn which was released on the Dot label in 1957.

Chico Hamilton as "Forest Thorn" - drums

The Three Faces of Chico

The Three Faces of Chico is an album by drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton, recorded in 1959 and released on the Warner Bros. label.

Paul Horn - alto saxophone (tracks 2, 5, 6 & 9)

Chico Hamilton Quintet

Chico Hamilton Quintet is a live album by drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton, released on the Pacific Jazz label.

Paul Horn - tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, flute, clarinet

Elmer Bernstein sound track cover art

Sweet Smell of Success (soundtrack)

Soundtrack to the 1957 Hecht-Hill-Lancaster Productions film of the same name.

Soundtrack to the 1957 Hecht-Hill-Lancaster Productions film of the same name.

Elmer Bernstein sound track cover art

The music from the film was released by Decca Records in June 1957 on two separate long play records; one featuring Elmer Bernstein's score, the other with Chico Hamilton Quintet's music.

Paul Horn – tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, flute, clarinet