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Nile Rodgers: How to Make It in The Music Business 

Nile shares a lifetime of experience on how to make it in the music business. Using his songs as a guide, he explains the secrets of his success, his longevity and how he's stayed relevant.

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Nina Sosanya ...  Narrator 3 episodes, 2017
Nile Rodgers ...  Himself, also co-narrator 3 episodes, 2017
Kate Mossman Kate Mossman ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2017
Keith Harris Keith Harris ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2017
Nick Rhodes ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2017
Krissi Murison Krissi Murison ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2017
Kathy Sledge Kathy Sledge ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2017
Paul Gambaccini Paul Gambaccini ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2017
Mark Ronson ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2017
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Nile reveals the moment when, as a teenager, he first picked up a guitar, and why he has never looked back. He tells how his musical talent led him to become a highly successful session musician before following his dream to write his own music with Bernard Edwards for Chic. Nile tells the story of how he and Bernard, young and broke, surreptitiously sneaked into a recording studio at night to record what became Chic's first hit, Everybody Dance. Nile plays this song for us and we see him and Chic in concert playing it too - along with lots of their greatest hits. The film uncovers the source of inspiration for many of Nile's songs - being turned away from Studio 54 led him to write Le Freak, while others, including Lost in Music, have their roots in Nile's troubled and difficult childhood, and how he hears music all the time - a subject he speaks about candidly. Top producer Mark Ronson and Duran Duran keyboard player Nick Rhodes describe Nile's use of complex chord patterns and his ... Written by Philip Armstrong Dampier

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Official Sites:

BBC TV Listing | BBC web page

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 2017 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Nile Rodgers: Mestarin menestysvinkit See more »

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1212 Productions See more »
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1.78 : 1
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