Leben und Werk. Nile Rodgers wurde 1952 in der New Yorker Bronx als Kind einer 13-jährigen Mutter geboren. Er wuchs in einem Umfeld vonabhängigen auf und war viel auf sich alleine gestellt, andererseits prägte ihn unkonventionelle Umgebung mit ihrer Mischung aus Künstlertum und sozialpolitischem Aktivismus.

Nile Gregory Rodgers, né le 19 septembre 1952 à New York, est un musicien américain, guitariste, auteur-compositeur et producteur de musique. Son nom est indissociable de son ami bassiste Bernard Edwards (1952 – 1996).

Nile Gregory Rodgers (New York, 19 settembre 1952) è un chitarrista, compositore, arrangiatore e produttore discografico statunitense. Raggiunto il successo planetario con i suoi Chic, tra i gruppi-simbolo della disco music, Rodgers si è poi affermato come uno dei produttori discografici più influenti nella storia della musica pop.

There is nothing you can say about Nile Rodgers that hasn’t already been heard by billions of people, via millions of radio airwaves, in thousands of cities, in hundreds of countries.

Nile Rodgers (New York, 19 september 1952) is een Amerikaans musicus, componist, arrangeur, gitarist en producer, en oprichter van de Amerikaanse disco/funk band Chic in 1976.

2019: Mar 14: Nile Rodgers & Merck Mercuriadis [Featured Keynote] SXSW: Austin, TX: INFO: Apr 18: CHER: The Here We Go Again Tour feat. Nile Rodgers & CHIC

NILE RODGERS & CHIC. Among music legends, Nile Rodgers is truly exceptional. He amplifies his legacy as a multiple GRAMMY-winning composer, producer, arranger and guitarist by constantly traversing new musical terrain and successfully expanding the boundaries of popular music.