WORKSHOP BLOG

  • 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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  • Sep302021

    Custom Shop: Wurlitzer 200 in Metallic Bronze

    Have a look and listen to the latest from the CEPCo Custom Shop: the “Metallic Bronze” 200. This Wurlitzer has…

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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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  • Jul082021

    Wurlitzer 106P Restoration by CEPCo.

    It’s been a while since we’ve had a 106P at the workshop… Here we go again! The 106P’s were originally…

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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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