Posts tagged with ‘Rhodes’

  • Feb242022

    Mavis Staples’ Rhodes Auction — Auction Ended

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  • Feb042022

    Nigel Hall Trio performs “Intimate Friends” Live at CEPCo

    The Nigel Hall Trio performs an arrangement of Eddie Kendricks’ “Intimate Friends”. Featuring Erick “Jesus” Coomes on bass, Adam Deitch…

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  • Jan032022

    Walnut Rhodes 88 – Refined Elegance

    A long time vision finally realized, this piano is truly a show stopper. This is an idea we had been…

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  • Dec232021

    Happy Holidays from CEP!

    We would like to wish all a happy holiday season! Please enjoy this live performance by our “in house” trio…

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  • Dec172021

    Now Streaming: CEPCo’s Holiday Playlist on Spotify

    Are you completely sick of “All I want for Chrismas (is you)”? Do you hollar at the very mention of…

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  • Dec082021

    2022 Calendar is Live!

    Looking for a unique gift for the vintage music aficionado in your life? The CEPCo 2022 wall calendar checks all…

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  • Oct112021

    Chevy Boogie Van + Forest Green Rhodes

    Green with Envy: 1976 Chevy van and 1977 Rhodes Suitcase One of our favorite Rhodes custom builds, this Suitcase piano…

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  • Apr022021

    We’re on the TeeVee!

    Look at that! CEPCo is on the TeeVee! We are absolutely honored to get a feature on Chicago’s ABC 7…

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  • Dec192020

    Custom Shop: Seafoam Green Suitcase strikes again!

    It’s no secret that Seafoam Green tolex is one of our favorite finishes here at the Chicago Electric Piano Co.…

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  • Nov202020

    FOR SALE: Fender Rhodes Piano Bass (1971)

    The Fender Rhodes Piano Bass is THE model that introduced the Rhodes to the world. This 1971 is a prime…

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  • Sep162020

    Rhodes 7055 Student Model: An In Depth Look

    After the iconic “Jetsons” pianos of the late 60’s, Rhodes introduced a new education series. These pianos were housed in…

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  • Mar272020

    Custom Shop: 1973 Ivory Stereophonic Satellite

    A sublime combo that sounds just as good as it looks: 1973 Fender Rhodes Mark I in Ivory tolex with…

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  • Dec202019

    FOR SALE: Ivory Piano Bass

    Up for Sale is this fully restored 1979/1980 Piano Bass with custom Ivory Tolex. Along with the Ivory facelift, we…

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  • Jun092019

    Custom Shop: Baby Blue Satellite

    We think you might enjoy this one! I’ll try not to say too much about the restoration blah blah blah…

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  • May052019

    Custom Shop: Teal Fender Rhodes Suitcase 73

    We never gave this tolex any serious consideration until it was requested by our client. Seeing is believing and we…

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  • Oct292018

    Custom Shop: White Rhodes and Marshall Amp Combo

    We’ve been busy with so many customizations that we don’t have the time to write much about all of them……

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  • Jul272018

    FOR SALE: Custom Shop Seafoam Rhodes Mark I Suitcase

      Update: This Piano Sold. Please visit our for sale page for upcoming restorations. Surfs Up! Here’s our latest Custom Shop…

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  • Jun182018

    Find Your Dream Rhodes at CEPCo

    Our goal is to restore the Rhodes of your dreams! For some, that dream Rhodes is simply a 1975 Rhodes…

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  • Jan122018

    Custom Fender Rhodes Mark I 54

      Here is one of the most ambitious –and definitely the nerdiest– custom restorations that we have ever attempted: A custom…

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  • Nov222017

    MIDI Rhodes: Custom Glam-Sparkletop

    Here’s a custom Rhodes that we’re not going to forget! Inspired by their “Grape Sparkle” Gretsch Penguin guitar, we were…

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  • Oct212017

    Custom Rhodes: “Lunar Dark Star”

    Things are beginning to settle from our move over to the Treehouse Records building on Cicero Avenue. Here’s a look…

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  • Oct192017

    Rhodes Mark I Suitcase 88 Restoration Feature

    While moving between buildings, we started reposing some of our favorite blog posts during our time at our previous space labeled…

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  • Aug232017

    Custom Shop: Baby Blue Wurlitzer 206A *RE-Run*

    Here’s the latest custom Wurlitzer from our workshop: The Baby Blue Wurli 206A! RE-Run Alert! We’re in the process of…

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  • Jul292017

    A Rhodes Reborn! *RE-Run*

    Here’s the latest beauty from our workshop: 1975 Rhodes Mark I Suitcase 73. Re-Run Alert–We usually don’t do this, but…

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  • Oct072016

    Custom Shop: The Black and Brown Suitcase

    There goes another stunning custom Rhodes! Have a look at the “Black and Brown” Rhodes Suitcase:

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  • Aug312016

    Fender Bandmaster and Mark I Restoration

    How about this for a dream rig? ? ? There goes an amazing pairing from our workshop! We just wrapped…

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  • Aug162016

    FOR SALE: Mark II Suitcase 88

    Up for sale! We just completed a detailed restoration of this beautiful 1980 Mark II Suitcase 88 and now it’s…

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  • Aug142016

    FOR SALE: Rhodes Piano Bass

    UP FOR SALE!  It doesn’t get much cooler than a Rhodes Piano Bass! We just completed a complete restoration…

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  • Aug142016

    FOR SALE: Custom “Sea Foam” Rhodes Stage 73

    Here’s another beautiful Custom Rhodes from our Custom Shop! Surfs Up! Another Custom Shop Rhodes restoration up for sale! This…

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  • Aug142016

    FOR SALE: Custom “Blue Sky Sparkle” Rhodes Suitcase 73

    Here’s the latest Custom Shop Rhodes from our workshop. This one was upgraded to eleven! [Update: This piano has sold.…

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  • Oct252015

    For Sale: 1973 Fender Rhodes Stage 88

    For Sale: 1973 Fender Rhodes Stage 88 Fully Restored and Ships Worldwide! Here’s a quick showcase of one of our favorite…

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  • Sep122015

    Custom Shop: Custom Silver “Low A” Piano Bass

    Here is the latest from our custom shop: The Custom Silver “Low A” Fender Rhodes Piano Bass. This key set…

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  • May222015

    Custom Shop: 1971 Fender Rhodes Suitcase 73

    Here is the latest Custom Restore Fender Rhodes from the workshop: The most recent Fender Rhodes piano to leave our…

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  • Jan192015

    Live from #CEPCo: Spare Parts “Loose Cannon”

    Live from The Chicago Electric Piano Company: Spare Parts “Loose Cannon.” Spare Parts dropped back by the warehouse studio to…

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  • Apr192013

    How to Determine the Value and Condition of a Rhodes

    How to Value a Rhodes Piano Part 2: How to Determine the Condition of a Rhodes As mentioned in the first…

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  • Apr182013

    How to Value a Fender Rhodes

    How to Value a Rhodes Piano Part 1: How much is a Fender Rhodes Piano Worth? Determining the value of…

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  • Feb132013

    A Rare Breed Indeed: Rhodes Mark V

    The Rebirth of a Rhodes Mark V Following a few other prototype models after the Rhodes Mark II production ended…

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  • Feb112013

    How to Date a Rhodes

    How can you find the year your Rhodes was manufactured? How old is my Rhodes? This is one of the…

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  • Feb102013

    The Evolution of the Rhodes Piano

    The Evolution of Fender Rhodes Production and Sound If you’ve played a handful of Rhodes pianos you may have noticed…

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  • Nov292012

    Choosing the Best Amplifier for a Rhodes or Wurlitzer

    There are many opinions floating around on the best way to amplify an electric piano. Most of which can inevitably be summed…

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