WORKSHOP BLOG

  • Jul172014

    Live From CEPCo: Spare Parts “Watch Your Step”

    More live jazz funk from Spare Parts! This time they were joined by Steve Eisen on flute, Rich Stitzel on…

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  • Jul022014

    Custom Shop: The Ivory Fender Rhodes Piano Bass

    It doesn’t get much cooler than a Rhodes Piano bass!   Here’s the latest custom built Rhodes in our inventory:…

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  • May262014

    Custom Shop: The Tweed Two-Tone Rhodes Suitcase

    Here’s the latest from our custom shop: The Tweed Two-Tone Rhodes Suitcase. —And another emergence of our signature wooden cheek…

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  • Apr222014

    Live From CEPCo: Spare Parts “The Mad Scientist”

    Last month Chicago native fusion trio Spare Parts dropped back to our warehouse to brew up some more of their…

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  • Jan272014

    Custom Shop: The Orange Rhodes

    Here’s the latest Rhodes to leave our Custom Shop: The Orange Mark II. This Rhodes was inspired by the orange…

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  • Dec142013

    Vibrating Parts: Geeking Out on the Rhodes Piano

    Last month our friends at Reverb.com¬†stopped by the warehouse to talk about Harold Rhodes and the piano that he invented.…

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  • Aug272013

    Custom Shop: The Lunar Rhodes

    Here’s the latest from our Custom Shop: The Lunar Rhodes. Inspired by the white washed look of his Moog Voyager…

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  • Aug102013

    Custom Shop: The Wurlitzer 106P

    Check out this little orange beauty from the Wilco Loft! This is the 44 note Wurlitzer 106P Student Piano. Have…

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  • Jun022013

    Live From The Chicago Electric Piano Co.: Spare Parts

    Friends of the workshop Spare Parts, a Chicago rooted fusion trio, stopped by to film a live performance in the…

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  • May182013

    A Rare Breed Indeed: The Helpinstill Roadmaster

    Another rare gem makes its way into The Chicago Electric Piano Company’s workshop! Here’s a look at a Helpinstill Roadmaster:…

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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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  • Mar272013

    A Rare Breed Indeed: The Wurlitzer 214A

    Forgive us for the shameless self promotion but we are currently selling one of our favorite Wurlitzers that has come…

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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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