Wizard Island (album)

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Wizard Island
Jeff Lorber Wizard Island album.jpg
Studio album by
Released1980
RecordedFebruary 5–22, 1980
StudioHollywood Sound, Hollywood, California
GenreJazz fusion
Smooth jazz
Funk
Length36:57
LabelArista
ProducerJeff Lorber
The Jeff Lorber Fusion chronology
Water Sign
(1979)
Wizard Island
(1980)
Galaxian
(1981)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic [1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide[2]

Wizard Island is the fourth album by The Jeff Lorber Fusion, released in 1980. The album was both Lorber's and the group's first to reach number one on the US Jazz Album chart.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Jeff Lorber, except "Fusion Juice", written by Kenny G.

No.TitleLength
1."Wizard Island"4:04
2."Sweet"3:54
3."Can't Get Enough"3:36
4."Reflections"5:15
5."Fusion Juice"4:09
6."Lava Lands"3:56
7."Shadows"3:56
8."City"4:00
9."Rooftops"3:47

Personnel[edit]

The Jeff Lorber Fusion

Guest Musicians

Production[edit]

  • Jeff Lorber – producer
  • Rik Pekkonen – engineer, mixing
  • Jeffrey Ross – album coordinator, management
  • Ria Lewerke-Shapiro – art direction, design
  • Mathew Cohen – front and back cover artwork
  • Gary Regester – photography

Charts[edit]

Chart (1980) Peak
position
Billboard Pop Albums[3] 123
Billboard Top Jazz Albums[3] 1

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wynn, Ron. Jeff Lorber: Wizard Island > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 7 September 2011.
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. pp. 128. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  3. ^ a b "Jeff Lorber US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-09-07.