Dr. Richard Niles - Guitar

‘Richard Niles is one of the best composer/arrangers around and a truly exciting musical force.’ (18x Grammy winner Pat Metheny)

Dr. RICHARD NILES’ 36-year career spans pop, R&B, rock and jazz as a composer, producer, songwriter, arranger, conductor, broadcaster, recording artist, author and educator. He has contributed to over 40 hits. His professional credits include
POP: Paul McCartney, Ray Charles, Tina Turner, Cher, Mariah Carey, Dusty Springfield, Grace Jones, Deniece Williams, James Brown, Michael McDonald, Pet Shop Boys, Tears For Fears, Westlife, Take That and Kylie Minogue.
JAZZ: Pat Metheny, Martin Taylor, Bob James, Michel Legrand, Ray Charles, Jane Monheit, Bob Mintzer, The Yellowjackets, Silje Nergaard, John Patitucci, Jim Mullen, Janek Gwizdala, Nelson Rangell, Danny Gottlieb, Gwylim Simcock and Gary Husband.
CLASSICAL: Placido Domingo, Kiri Te Kanawa and Montserrat Caballe.
Niles has also been an acclaimed broadcaster for BBC Radio and written several books.

After many years of doing masterclasses, Niles has launched his educational website, the Niles Creative Workshops featuring over 100 videos on Songwriting, Production, Composition, Arranging, Artist Development and Music Theory. There are many Interviews with great artists and producers including Don Was, Barry Manilow, Trevor Horn, Jerry Wexler and Arif Mardin.
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