On July 26, 1984.

On July 26, 1984, “Arista:” label released “In the Heat of the Night”, the second Jeff Lorber studio album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Syncrosound” in Boston, Massachusetts, “Indigo Ranch Studios” in Malibu, California, and was produced by Jeff Lorber and Maurice Starr.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Lorber – lead and backing vocals, keyboards, guitar, drum programming, arrangements
  • Maurice Starr – lead and backing vocals, keyboards, guitar, drum programming
  • Marlon McClain – guitar
  • Lee Ritenour – rhythm guitar
  • Nathan East – vocals, bass
  • John Robinson – cymbal, drums
  • Jimmy Johnson – congas
  • Paulinho da Costa – percussion
  • Ronnie Laws – saxophone solo
  • Phillip Ingram – lead vocals
  • Alex Ligertwood – lead vocals
  • Steve George – backing vocals
  • David Page – backing vocals
  • Richard Page – backing vocals
  • Robert Abel – executive producer
  • Phil Greene – recording, mixing
  • Chris Brunt – recording, mixing
  • Joe Moody – second engineer
  • Ben Ing – second engineer
  • Ria Lewerke – art direction
  • Randy Roberts – creative director, design
  • Aaron Rapoport – back cover photography

Track listing:

  1. In the Heat of the Night – Maurice Starr
  2. Really Scarey – Jeff Lorber, Nathan East
  3. Don’t Say Yes – Jeff Lorber, Tony Hayes, Marlon McClain
  4. Tropical – Jeff Lorber
  5. Sushi Monster – Jeff Lorber, Nathan East, Marlon McClain
  6. Rock II – Jeff Lorber
  7. Seventh Heaven – Jeff Lorber, Marlon McClain
  8. Double Bad – Jeff Lorber, Joe Ericksen, Jack Robinson
  9. Blast Off – Maurice Starr
  10. Water Fall – Jeff Lorber

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