Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson is a freelance musician, from Halifax (West Yorkshire, UK) residing in London. He specialises in commercial songwriting and production, having previously co-founded The Freefall Music Co. He also teaches privately and develops emerging talent. Jack is a member of PRS for Music and PPL.
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