RAYMOND (a.k.a.) CECIL B. FARDOULLI (pron: far-dooly) is the
name attributed to this music act formed by Australian
Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist Phill Raymond.
His CD releases and live performance include original songs and
selected covers of songs by music artists that have influenced him
throughout his career. Drawing upon a pool of professional musicians
to accompany him he offers everything
from acoustic blues solo/duo, a trio or quartet expanded out to a 7
piece lineup depending upon the occasion.
The music is essentially drawn
from blues and blues derivatives with songs from various forms of
music that Phill has played, performed and been influenced by over
the years. ie: Blues, Blues Rock, Rhythm & Blues and
contemporary acoustic music styles.
The latest CD offering Phill
Raymond - Lovin' Every Day of These Blues leans toward
50's style blues, a couple of flying boogies and a hint of Bossa Nova
ballad. Six songs all up with 5 originals and a
cover of the Lonnie Mack song STOP
Throughout his music journey he
has performed and worked with many local legends in the Australian
music industry and with international artists Andy Gibb, Paul
Stookey (Peter, Paul & Mary) and Ralph McTell
(Streets of London).
The brand new CD, Phill Raymond - Lovin' Every Day of These
Blues is now available to purchase (Buy
Here) A 6 track CD
with 5 original songs and a
cover version of the Lonnie Mack song 'STOP'.
Recorded at Chris Wilson Recordings in Melbourne Australia
with a fine line-up of exceptional musicians that included: Roland
Kretschmer - Lead Guitar, Brian G. Fraser - Lap Steel
& Slide Guitar, David Hoysted - Keyboard, Chris
Wilson - Keyboard, Barry Hills - Bass Guitar and Rob
O'Toole - Drums. Engineered, Mixed and Mastered by Chris
Wilson. Produced by Phill Raymond and Barry Hills.
Released a 6 track CD entitled CECIL B. FARDOULLI & THE BIG
BOO "A Foot a'Tappin' Boogie" (Buy Here)
which is receiving a steady stream of airplay on local Australian
and international radio in the UK, Germany, Denmark, Brazil, the USA
Recorded at Studio 52 in
Melbourne Australia with Trevor Carter engineer. Released
to Blues & Roots radio, around the country. Jumping into the
December 2015 Australian Blues & Roots Airplay Charts
(abarac) at #25 then on to peak at
#10 in the January 2016 charts.