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Richard Niles

g, voc, str, *1951 US, Hollywood
Musician / Composer / Arranger / Producer of Jazz and Pop
A.k.a. Richard Niles Romano

Composer, arranger and producer, born 28 May 1951 in Hollywood, CA. Helped define the sound of the 1980's for groups like Swing Out Sister, Living In A Box, Was Not Was, Frankie Goes To Hollywood and Grace Jones' "Slave To The Rhythm" album. In the 1990's, he worked extensively with the Pet Shop Boys and for several boys bands. Son of californian guitarist and singer Tony Romano (8), he was married to Tessa Niles, née Webb. He lived in London from 1975 to 2012, currently resides in Southern California.

        
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • Vocals
  • Strings
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
  • Rock
  • Dance
Popular Tracks   
Blue Sway - Remastered 2011 on McCartney II by Paul McCartney
The Choice Is Yours on Laguna, Vol. One: Arrival by Andrew Brel & Richard Niles
Love to Be Loved on Laguna, Vol. One: Arrival by Andrew Brel & Richard Niles
Don't Worry on Laguna, Vol. One: Arrival by Andrew Brel & Richard Niles
Forgiveness and Permission on Laguna, Vol. One: Arrival by Andrew Brel & Richard Niles
Happiness on Laguna, Vol. One: Arrival by Andrew Brel & Richard Niles
What We Are on Laguna, Vol. One: Arrival by Andrew Brel & Richard Niles
The Myth of Sin on Laguna, Vol. One: Arrival by Andrew Brel & Richard Niles
Space Oddity on Twelve Great International Hits by Richard Niles
She on Twelve Great International Hits by Richard Niles

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Bandzilla Rises!!!Richard Niles2016Album
Bandzilla Rises!!!Richard Niles2016Album
Alexander Shulgin's Songbook. Triptych, Part 3Billy Cobham, Bob James, John Patitucci, Richard Cottle, Snake Davis, Richard Niles, Garry Husband, Janek Gwizdala2008Album
Club DerangedRichard Niles2000Album
Blue MoviesRichard Niles, Bandzilla1987Album
Twelve Great International HitsRichard NilesAlbum
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Richard Niles Romano US *1951
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