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Trevor Veitch

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”’Trevor Veitch”’ (born ”’May 19, 1946”’ in [[Vancouver]], Canada) is a [[musician]]/[[producer]] who has worked behind the scenes on many pop trends from the 1960s to the present. He is mostly known for his involvement in the popular 60s folk rock group, [[3’s_a_Crowd_(band) | 3’s a Crowd]]. He currently resides in [[Los Angeles]] with his wife, Evan, and son.<ref>{{cite web| title = Tom Rush FAQ | url = | accessdate =2008-Sept-30}}</ref>


In the 1960s, Veitch gained fame as a part of popular folk and rock group, 3’s a Crowd. Veitch, who was musician [[Donna Warner]]’s guitarist and accompanist, joined with [[Brent Titcomb]] to become the Bill Schwartz Quartet (a promotional name for only three musicians). <ref>{{cite web| title = Brent Titcomb – Three’s a Crowd | url = | accessdate =2008-Oct-1}}</ref> Later, the Bill Schwartz Quartet recruited more members, including [[Ken Koblun]], [[David Wiffer]], and [[Richard Patterson]], and changed its name to 3’s a Crowd. <ref>{{cite web| title = Xtreme Musician: 3’s a Crowd | url = | accessdate =2008-Oct-1}}</ref> 3’s a Crowd is credited for helping expand the role of jazz and eastern music in the folk rock genre. The band broke up in 1968; Veitch’s reasons were to pursue other projects.


Veitch befriended [[Tom Rush]] in the 1970s and contributed his talent to several of Rush’s albums.
* In Rush’s [[Tom Rush (1970 album | self-titled album]], released in 1970, Veitch played the [[guitar]], [[mandolin]], and [[mandocello]].
* In [[Wrong End of the Rainbow]] (1970), Veitch played both the acoustic and electric guitar, [[dulcimer]], and contributed background vocals to the album.
* In [[Merrimack County (album) | Merrimack County]], Veitch once again contributed his skills on the guitar, mandolin, and background vocals.


The 80s proved to be a productive decade for Veitch. The song [[Gloria (Umberto Tozzi song) | ‘Gloria’]], written by Umberto Tozzi, Giancarlo Bigazzi, and Veitch, composed in 1980, shot singer [[Laura Branigan]] to fame.<ref>{{cite web| title = Still More Songs of the 80’s – The Decade Series | url = | accessdate =2008-Oct-1}}</ref> The song was later featured in the 1983 movie [[Flashdance]].<ref>{{cite web| title = The Internet Movie Database – Flashdance (1983) | url = | accessdate =2008-Oct-1}}</ref> Veitch also co-produced for Basil’s ‘Time After Time.’

Veitch was a contractor for musician [[Donna Summer]] on some of her most famous songs, such as [[Hot Stuff (Donna Summer song) | ‘Hot Stuff’]] and [[On the Radio (Donna Summer song) | ‘On the Radio’]]. Veitch also contributed his guitar skills to ‘On the Radio.’

In 1981, Veitch and fellow producer [[Greg Mathieson]] produced singer [[Toni Basil]]’s giant hit, [[Mickey (song) | ‘Mickey’]] and her LP, ”Word of Mouth.”<ref>{{cite web| title = Basil – Word of Mouth | url = | accessdate =2008-Oct-1}}</ref> He also [[Patty Brard]]’s ‘Red Light’ in 1986.<ref>{{cite web| title = Patty Brard – Red Light | url = | accessdate =2008-Oct-1}}</ref>

In 1984, Veitch worked on the short-lived TV show ‘Dreams,’ which featured actor [[John Stamos]], as a music producer.<ref>{{cite web| title = Dreams | url = | accessdate =2008-Oct-1}}</ref>

In 1987, Veitch took his talents overseas by working both production and music for the Japanese television series [[Article Prototype7 | akireta DEKA]]. He produced 4 songs for the soundtrack.


(Via Wikipedia – New pages [en].)

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