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SSA Music is pleased to announce the signing of Cliff Hillis to a Worldwide Publishing Administration and Licensing agreement. This agreement covers much of Hillis’ most acclaimed work to date.
A modern day Renaissance man, Hillis is a go-to in the greater Philadelphia area as a writer, producer, engineer, session performer, and touring musician. He is at home working with both novice performers seeking to break out as well as seasoned industry veterans continuing to follow their passion.
“We feel that Cliff’s catalog, while successful in the past, has a huge untapped potential for future opportunities,” says Paula Savastano, President and Founder of SSA Music. “We have been huge fans of his for many years now; I look forward to working with an artist I feel so passionately about.”
About Cliff Hillis:
Over the course of his career, Hillis has earned a solid reputation as a highly sought-after multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter, session and touring musician, and studio whiz. In addition to contributing guitar, bass and keyboards, he has also helmed numerous recording, production and mixing projects for a varied stable of artists. Hillis can also be seen performing with several popular Philadelphia-area bands and artists including Eric Bazilian, Jeffrey Gaines, and the In the Pocket: Essential Songs of Philadelphia project.
Hillis' songs have garnered praise from USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, Absolute Powerpop, Amplifier, Goldmine and many more. His original songs have been featured in television shows (All My Children, Party of Five, Roswell, Life Unexpected and more) and films (Enough, After Sex, Waking Dreams, Mayor Cupcake). Hillis has also been the recipient of several national songwriting awards and jingle-writing contests.
"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
"Put your feet up on the dashboard and let Cliff Hillis take you for a drive. This ride can turn on a dime with beautiful harmonies and really good songs. Hang on to this moment, you'll be glad you did. Patty Smyth hearts Cliff Hillis." - Patty Smyth, singer/songwriter, Scandal