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Jamel Hudson to perform one-man show Friday

St. Anthony's Jamel Hudson wrestles James Corino of

St. Anthony's Jamel Hudson wrestles James Corino of Kellenberg. Hudson won the match by pin. (Feb. 6, 2011) Photo Credit: Bob Mitchell

Jamel Hudson, the 132-pound senior from St. Anthony's, sees himself as a much more than a wrestler. He fashions himself a throwback, a singer and dancer reminiscent of Sammy Davis Jr.

On Friday, you can see him for yourself.

Hudson will perform a variety show in the St. Anthony's auditorium at 7 p.m. He will sing, dance and play guitar. Over the summer, he performed a variation of this show at The Town Hall of Islip, although he says he is planning on breaking out new material for the home crowd.

Here is a video of an 8-year-old Jamel auditioning for "American Juniors," a short-lived spinoff of "American Idol", back in 2003:


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