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Custom Shop: Wilco’s White Wurlitzer

Here’s a glimpse of Wilco’s new Wurlitzer 206A from our Custom Shop. Hopefully we will be hearing from this beauty soon!

WILCO White Wurli 206

Wilco Wurli - Side

Wilco Custom Wurli

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Decisions. Decisions…

It was a tough decision whether or not to re-cap the white keys to match the bright white tolex and lid. Luckily, the Wurlitzer’s keys were all equally faded and the two shades of white were enough to contrast one another. Have another look at the complete job:

WILCO White Wurli 206

Wilco White Wurli Back

And here she is. Home sweet home–and in good company! From the Wilco loft:

Wilco Loft

John Medeski on Digital vs. Analog

Ask Medeski any type of question, and you risk having to dodge some vehemently expressed convictions. For example, the mention of digital keyboards triggers an impassioned reaction. “Digital keyboards are toys,” exclaims Medeski Read more