A native of Vancouver, Lorne lived and performed in Toronto throughout the 70's and 80's working in a variety of musical settings as well as arranging and composing music.
A graduate of U.B.C. (B. Music) and U. of Toronto (B. Ed), he was fortunate to study with Gordon Delamont while living in Toronto. Since returning to Vancouver he has been active in local clubs and studios, musical theatre and the DuMaurier International Jazz Festival.
Lorne's compositions have been performed on CBC radio (HOT AIR and JAZZ BEAT). His latest CD Family Treasures, features his own compositions and arrangements of standards and jazz classics.