|Brad Parker||Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America|
Brad Parker has topped the charts as an artist, songwriter, producer and musician. Parker’s music has earned him numerous awards in countries around the world with sales in the millions. In America his #1 Country song “Nobody’s Gonna Rain On Our Parade”, recorded by Kathy Mattea, earned him BMI awards in 1996 as a songwriter and a publisher as well as a BMI “million-airs” citation for over 1 million broadcast performances.
Parker’s recordings as an artist with the NOBS”, produced by David Kahne, earned him two #1 hits on college radio. Cher has recorded his songs as well as Richard Page, Edgar Winter, Eric Gales, Karla Bonoff, K.T. Oslin, Hurricane and Native American Bill Miller.
Parker has produced and written hits for artists around the world including Andy Lau in Hong Kong, M. Nasir in Malaysia and Eleanor McEvoy in Ireland. Brad was Vice-President of the National Academy of Songwriters as well as a co-founder of the “Western Beat” and “Songfarmers” songwriter showcases.
Parker has performed with Bo Diddley, Cyndi Lauper, Michael Bolton, Brenda Russell, Billy Burnette, Canned Heat, John Densmore, Greg Allman, Johnny Rivers, Eddie Money, Dan Fogelberg, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Robert Cray. Brad has toured extensively in North America, Europe and Asia. He has co-written songs with Barry Mann, Paul Williams, Franne Golde, Wendy Waldman, Eric Kaz, Phil Galdston, Will Rambeaux and Allan Rich. Parker has produced recordings for Pop, Heavy Metal, Hard Rock, Alternative and Country artists.
In 2001, Parker launched Riozen records with a release of his CD “moonology” as well as a Christmas single performed with acclaimed Irish singer/songwriter Eleanor McEvoy and recorded in Dublin, Ireland. Riozen has signed Lawrence Lebo and Kate Wallace for Internet distribution including iTunes worldwide. His latest adventure in music is “muzlink.com” as a co-founder. Parker is at work on a new album entitled, “on the verge”.
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