Gonzo introduces this new series of Masterclasses:
“Did you ever wonder why you get goosebumps when you hear your favorite song? It’s because that song is connected to all the songs that came before it. It’s insane but all the musicians through all the eras, cultures and styles use the same musical tools…And maybe just maybe it takes a music nerd like me, Chilly Gonzales, to break down these techniques and connections. So let’s take a peek behind the Pop curtain and finally answer the question:
What’s cool? Well….
Music’s Cool with Chilly Gonzales!”
Tune in and find out for yourself!
Episode 1: Daft Punk Sunday 10 July 2016
Episode 2: Weezer Sunday 7 August 2016
Episode 3: Drake Sunday 04 September 2016
And every month until end 2016
Each episode available on demand on Apple Music
Beats1 – Apple Music
Since his first album in 2000, the pianist for Drake, Daft Punk and Feist, best known for his timeless Solo Piano albums, has been repeatedly called “a self-proclaimed musical genius.” Today, he issues an official “correction” in the form of the video for “(Not a) Musical Genius.” This will hopefully prove once and for all that Chilly Gonzales is but a fantasy of sensitive Montrealer Jason Beck.
Seventeen years after leaving Canada for Europe, the man who declared “I Am Europe” returns to his home and native land to play the last Chambers shows of his world tour.
LAST TOUR DATES:
5th February – Toronto – Massey Hall (CG with Kaiser Quartett)
8th February – Montreal – Places des Arts (CG with Kaiser Quartett)
11th February – Sherbrooke – Theatre Granada (solo piano)
12th February – Quebec City – Palais Montcalm (solo piano)