Welcome to the official site of Reece Hillis …
British Blues Award, young artist of the year 2014 nominee
Reece Hillis is a young Soul Blues Guitarist, Singer & Songwriter. In his early teens he was exposed to the sound of the original pioneers through old records and self-found videos and music online. From this he soaked up the sounds from many artists including Sam Cooke, Al Green, Janis Joplin, The Doors, CCR, Wilson Picket, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash among many many more …..
It wasn’t long before he picked up the Guitar and taught himself to play through trial and error. Since then Reece has been performing constantly throughout the UK, developing his craft along the way.
In 2014 Reece was a nominee for British Blues Award, young artist of the year. 2015 has saw Reece begin & complete the recording of his debut solo, all-original album “Eclectic Soul”. blending together Blues, Folk, Soul and even some Vocal Jazz, branching out into other areas and expressing the many other genres that have inspired him. “Eclectic Soul” is due for release on March 11th 2016.