Cliff Hillis bio

Award winning songwriter, singer and producer, Cliff Hillis has a solid reputation as a highly sought-after multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and studio whiz. His previous releases have been praised by USA Today, The LA Times and his songs have been featured in TV shows and films.
 
In addition to performing his own songs, Hillis tours the world with The Orchestra (featuring ELO former members) Patty Smyth & Scandal, US Rails and is a member of The Hooters’ David Uosikkinen’s In the Pocket and Smash Palace.
 
Rising to the challenge of collaborating with his band during the pandemic Hillis along with co-producer / musician Greg Maragos (Smash Palace, In The Pocket) and drummer Pat Berkery (War On Drugs, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Pernice Brothers) embraced the creative power of technology to completed the record while remaining socially isolated.
 
Known for his upbeat brand of literate and memorable tunes, Cliff Hillis has established himself as one of the leading songwriters in pop-rock music today.
 

Hillis' work has recently garnered praise from notable songwriters:

"Cliff is taking some chances while also delivering some solid pop production, the stuff you'd expect from a big fan of big pop. it's a blast to listen to." - Mike Viola, acclaimed recording artist, producer, and composer

 "You know who's really good? Cliff Hillis." - Rhett Miller, singer/songwriter, Old '97s

 

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