WORKSHOP BLOG

  • 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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  • Sep282021

    Wurlitzer 207a with Keynote Visualizer

    Class is in session! Imagine walking into a piano lab in the late 70s, then picture this beautiful Wurlitzer piano…

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  • Aug202021

    1973 Fender Rhodes Suitcase: Ostrich Edition

    Ostrich tolex accented by shades of brown give this custom Fender Rhodes a distinct and classy look. Our client selected…

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  • Jul172021

    Alabaster Helpinstill

    New road case for this Road Master – a stunning finish for this portable acoustic/electric piano. As you can probably…

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  • Jun212021

    The Fender Contempo Organ

    Here’s a rare and groovy piece that looks and sounds pure 60’s. The Contempo Organ is one of the lesser…

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  • May282021

    Whammy Clavinet: Whamm-E7 Plex-E7

    This probably isn’t the first Whammy E7, and it’s definitely not the first (Castlebar) to feature plexiglass, but it’s the…

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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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  • Apr012021

    Custom Shop: Tweed Suitcase

    Harking back to the classic 50’s Fender amps, the tweed look has become timeless – and a CEPCo favorite. Although…

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  • Mar022021

    Professor Goss visits the Piano Co!

    Our buddy Woody Goss recently came by the shop for an in depth look behind the scenes at CEP. Along…

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  • Jan252021

    Flagship: 1979 Rhodes Mark I Suitcase 88 restoration

    It doesn’t get more classic than this: a full 88 keyset with suitcase amplifier from the very end of Mark…

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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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  • Jul012020

    Baby Blue Wurlitzer 200a

    Baby blue has been a popular finish for us lately and it’s no secret why: they look stunning! As with…

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  • Jun192020

    Custom Walnut Clavinet D6

    This build is certainly one of the most ambitious we have attempted, and we couldn’t be happier with the results!…

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  • May292020

    Quarantine Wurlitzer 200

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