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J. Arif Verner

J. Arif Verner
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J. Arif Verner is an American composer and multi-instrumentalist.
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Deborah Martin / J. Arif Verner — Anno Domini Deborah Martin / J. Arif Verner — Anno Domini
(Spotted Peccary SPM-9061, 2007, CD)
J. Arif Verner — From a Distant Horizon J. Arif Verner — From a Distant Horizon
(Spotted Peccary SPM-0603, 2005, CD)
J.Arif Verner — Through the Timeless J.Arif Verner — Through the Timeless
(Spotted Peccary SPM-0602, 2000, CD)
J.Arif Verner — A Vision beyond Light J.Arif Verner — A Vision beyond Light
(Spotted Peccary SPM-D0601, 1996, CD)

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