Versatility is the defining trait of Jeff Eager’s talent. The character and range of his voice, expansive skills on guitar, bass, and keys, and his approach to song-writing and arranging seem to move effortlessly through genres. Soul, rock, funk, pop, R&B: Eager knows and combines all these styles with authenticity. Add to this a commanding stage presence radiating experience and charm; it’s clear why Jeff Eager has secured a reputation as one of Canada’s most dynamic artists.

As a touring and session musician, Jeff has had a career of experiences across the continent from Halifax to Hollywood, and overseas. He performed with Canadian vocal star Elise LeGrow at the 2018 International TED convention in Vancouver, and did a European tour opening for pop legend Rick Astley. Eager has performed on stage with rock icon Lenny Kravitz, backed up Larry Gowan of Styx, and worked with many Canadian stars like Gary Beals, Arkells, John Orpheus, and Shakura S’Aida; as well as performed at Toronto’s historic Massey Hall with Epic Eagles.

In 2014, Jeff Eager independently released his first album, Bonavista, with supporting shows at the TD Jazz Festival, Burlington Sound of Music Festival, Trius Jazz Festival, and as a guest star at Sean Jones’ Soul in the City at Casa Loma, Toronto.

In 2023, Eager released his second full-length studio album, titled 2070. With several years of life and career experience between his original works, Jeff is bringing a different perspective to his art this time around. Chasing no trends and leaning strongly into the timeless artists that influenced him, this album is a wealth of classic song-writing: strong melodies over moving progressions, rich instrumentation and arrangements, plus plenty of hooks. Jeff is leaving a contribution today to the golden age of analog music with an album that sits comfortably in a record collection next to Prince, Hall & Oates, Elton John, Earth Wind and Fire, Supertramp, and Michael Jackson.

Fans got hooked on this new material with a series of singles: a feel-good summer bop (written for his daughter): I Don’t Care For What’s Out There; a somber yet funky piece of soul music called Joy; and a bass-heavy, horn-filled funk/soul tribute called The One that was featured on Hockey Night in Canada. Recently, Jeff visited the CityTV studios in Toronto to perform the ironically danceable I Don’t Dance Anymore on Breakfast Television.

2070 is live on all streaming platforms now, and is also available for purchase on limited edition 12” vinyl.