Nile Rodgers is the subject of a new documentary, set to air in three parts and beginning in April on the BBC.
Nile Rodgers: Lost in Music will explore the famous guitarists career in full, from co-founding legendary disco band Chic, to his solo song writing, and collaborating with David Bowie, Diana Ross, Madonna, Duran Duran, Daft Punk, and more.
On the new documentary, Nile Rodgers says: “When we shot this series I was focused on making it as passionate and informative as a BBC documentary I’d watched on my friend Paul Simon. This series’ attention to detail is comprehensive, we looked back through the decades with real curiosity, picking out moments and actions that seemed frivolous at the time, but had a huge impact on the music we made. I can’t wait to see the series in full, I’m sure it’ll be breath taking, the BBC do great things with music and I know this will be no different.”
“I’m so pleased that we are able to take our audience right in to the heart of Nile Rodgers’ fascinating musical world,” says BBC Four’s channel editor Cassian Harrison, “The level of access and Nile’s candid attitude make this a fascinating and very exciting series for BBC Four.”
Alongside the new documentary, Rodgers is set to receive the Award for Musical Excellence at this year's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, with Chic also set to release a new LP later this year.
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