Originally Posted by 8Mile
I've always thought it was Jeff. Here's a piece on Jeff by Robyn Flans, who wrote for MD and interviewed him for that magazine back in the day. http://www.stevelukather.net/Interview.aspx?id=5
She lists When I Need You as a track Jeff played on.
Well found! Thank you. I appreciate it. It's such a simple and great-feeling drum track, it makes sense that it could be either of them.