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Jeff Lorber Fusion — Now Is the Time

June 23, 2010

May 19, 2010

 Now here’s a very cool idea. Feature a bunch of your own earlier releases on a single CD with new twists and chops. In the case of Now Is The Time, the new offering from Jeff LJeff Lorber Fusionorber Fusion, the result is so powerfully reminiscent and gloriously fresh at the same time that its electricity and appeal are simply undeniable.
 
Lorber couldn’t have titled this project better, considering that there is a loud and collective voice in the smooth jazz world calling for more innovation like that seen and heard back in the earlier days of contemporary and fusion jazz.  Think back to early, early Lorber, to the early days of Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, etc., etc.  That’s the time so many long for now, and Lorber’s resounding reply is Now Is The Time.  Let’s go there…again!

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