University of South Wales - masterclass with songwriter and musician Richard J Parfitt " " " "Richard is best known as the front man of the successful rock trio 60ft Dolls during the 1990s. He brings his 25 years' of experience in the industry to his new role and will be based at the University's Cardiff Campus. " " " "During his time with the band, Richard wrote three top 40 singles and a top 40 album. He has sold over a million records and has been presented with a platinum album. " " " "As a professional songwriter, musician and manager, Richard has worked with artists such as Welsh songstress Duffy and provided music for Universal Films. As a session musician, Richard has worked and played guitar for Dido, as well as Bernard Butler, Urge Overkill and Lene Marlin. " " " "Richard has received copious amounts of positive press coverage including a feature spread in The Sunday Times Magazine since '90's album 'The Big 3' was re-released earlier this year. The most recent reviews are featured in major music magazine The Line of Best Fit and Record Collector Magazine.
University of South Wales
86-88 Adam Street
27/11/2015 1:00 PM
27/11/2015 5:00 PM
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Daniel Rachel was born in Solihull in the summer before The Beatles announced their break-up. He wrote his first song when he was sixteen and was the lead-singer in Rachels Basement, which he formed in his early twenties. In 2001, he released his debut solo album, A Simple Twist Of Folk, on Dust Records, followed in 2006 by A Taste Of Money. Daniel is a specialist in Forum Theatre direction and lives in north London with his partner and three children. Isle of Noises is his first book. "
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