“The Wind Beneath My Wings”was voted Song of the Year by theNationalAcademy of Recording Artsand Sciences, earning Jeff Silbar the coveted Grammy! Bette Midler and Arif Mardin also received Record of the Year Grammies for Bette’s version of the song. “Wind” has received 7 ASCAP pop awards, including a Song of the Century award, and was recently recognized as one of the American Film Institute’s 100 Greatest Movie Songs.
Jeff has worked with a number of the industries largest music publishers, including Sony Music, Warner-Chappell, and House of Gold Music. He is responsible as a publisher for many hit recordings. His new publishing company, Intunes, just signed writer Josh Osborne, and is listening for new catalogue. Many of Silbar’s songs have been featured in film and television. Recent credits include the opening theme to the hit NBC show ‘My Name is Earl’.
Jeff Silbar’s songs have also been recorded by such artists as John Cougar Mellencamp (“China Girl” from American Fool, triple platinum), Fleetwood Mac (single “Hard Feelings” from Behind the Mask, platinum), and Kenny Rogers (“Goodnight Sleeptight Man” from The Gambler, quadruple platinum), as well as a host of others including Sheena Easton, Gladys Knight, Dolly Parton, Poco, Willie Nelson, and Alabama (#1 single). Other recordings include artists such as Johnny Lang, Reba McEntire, Levert, Wynonna, and Blackhawk.
Honored by the Nashville Songwriters Association International as Songwriter of the Year, Jeff has earned more than thirty ASCAP awards for their most performed pop and country songs.
Jeff has worked with a number of the industries largest music publishers, including Sony, MCA, Warner-Chappell, and House of Gold Music, and is responsible as a publisher for many hit recordings. His songs have also been featured many times in films and on television. Currently he lives in Studio City, California, with his wife, Lisa, and their two children, Garrett and Natalie.