About

Phill Raymond


Cecil B.

PHILL 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).

November 2019

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.

December 2015

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 and Canada.

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.