Jeff Lorber Set To Make Peak Records Debut

Jeff Lorber is set to make his Peak Records debut with Heard That on September 30th. Heard That is highlighted by the first single, a swinging, bluesy-brass twist on Amy Winehouse's Grammy winning "Rehab." Lorber called upon his famous friends during the recording of Heard That; collaborating with the likes of Rex Rideout, trumpet great Rick Braun and Peak label mate and sax icon Gerald Albright. Since the late '80s advent of the New Adult Contemporary format, Jeff Lorber has found himself filling a unique dual role. Having played a significant role in developing the late 70's, early 80s R&B-jazz hybrid sound that later evolved into today's smooth jazz, the keyboardist is a true elder statesman of the genre and mentor to many of this generation's top artists. After the heyday of Jeff Lorber Fusion, the keyboardist began producing and remixing for such artists as Dave Koz, Eric Marienthal and the late Art Porter.

"Some artists only compose songs when it's time for the next album, but I'm open to inspiration and ideas 24 hours a day, always thinking about harmony, melodies and chords." Jeff Lorber

Lorber has been touring all throughout 2008 as part of 'Guitars & Saxes' with Gerald Albright, Peak label mate Jessy J, Jeff Golub and Peter White.

Heard That is in stores September 30th.

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