Phil Burdett is a 62 year old singer songwriter who has been making music for over 40 years. From early years solo on the folk/blues/indie circuits of the late 70s/early 80s through his later band 'The New World Troubadours' playing in Essex & London to getting a record deal through a BBC documentary (resulting in his first album 'Diesel Poems') & on through subsequent changes in styles & personnel making nine further albums of songs drawn from a myriad of experiences & influences with many of Essex's top musicians. Now living in Westcliff-on-Sea in Essex he continues to write songs, poetry, prose & experiment with art & video.