Horn Culture

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Horn Culture
Horn Culture.jpg
Studio album by Sonny Rollins
Released 1973
Recorded April–July, 1973
Genre Jazz
Length 47:40
Label Milestone
Producer Orrin Keepnews
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Horn Culture is an album by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins, his second to be released on the Milestone label, featuring performances by Rollins with Walter Davis Jr., Yoshiaki Masuo, Bob Cranshaw, David Lee and Mtume.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars [2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 2/5 stars[3]

The AllMusic review by Scott Yanow states: "a decent effort... Nothing too essential occurs but the music is generally enjoyable".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Sonny Rollins except as indicated
  1. "Pictures in the Reflection of a Golden Horn" - 4:47
  2. "Sais" (Mtume) - 11:47
  3. "Notes for Eddie" - 7:49
  4. "God Bless the Child" (Arthur Herzog Jr., Billie Holiday) - 5:37
  5. "Love Man" - 9:22
  6. "Good Morning Heartache" (Ervin Drake, Dan Fisher, Irene Higginbotham) - 8:18
  • Recorded in NYC & Berkeley, CA, April–July, 1973



  1. ^ Sonny Rollins discography accessed September 30, 2009
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. "Horn Culture > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved June 26, 2011. 
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 170. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.