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The quintessential Jack Velker – 1945-2009

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Aug 24, 2009

by Odette Jobidon      Patricia and Norbert Peters      Jhan Dudley JACK VELKER was an outstanding performer, brilliant composer, studio musician and arranger. He was versatile and charismatic with great joie-de-vivre and humility. Guided by a chivalrous code of honour and compassion, Jack extended the same...

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