Chilly Gonzales to Tour
Thu, 16 Feb 2012 11:01:36
Chilly Gonzales Videos
Who is Chilly Gonzales and what does he do?
He plays the piano, he talks. He usually raps, often complains and, between moments of utter musical genius and grace, teaches the audience the joys of improvisation. The one and only Chilly Gonzales is back, with the announcement of a North American tour in April, and the promise of a new album, Solo Piano II, coming later this year on Arts & Crafts. Gonzales is also sharing a minimix he made for Annie Mac's show on Radio 1, which you can snag here.
Chilly Gonzales has had quite a decade as an accomplished pianist, producer, MC, entertainer and more. He holds the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest live piano performance (27 hours, 3 minutes and 44 seconds), and has produced influential albums from Feist to Peaches, on top of countless collaborations. He's easily your personal hero.
4/06 - Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Forever Cemetery
4/07 - San Francisco, CA - Hotel Utah (2 shows)
4/09 - Portland, OR - Alberta Rose Theater
4/10 - Seattle, WA - Triple Door
4/11 - Vancouver BC – Rio Theatre
4/16 – Montreal – Rialto Theater
4/17 – Toronto - Glenn Gould Studio
4/18 - Cambridge, MA - Regatta Bar at Charles Hotel
4/20 - Brooklyn, NY – The Bell House
4/21 - New York, NY - Le Poisson Rouge
Are you going to see Chilly Gonzales on this live run? Is he your new personal hero?