GONZALES (Chilly Gonzales)

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Photo / Copyright: Chilly Gonzales

BIOGRAPHY:
Gonzales aka Chilly Gonzales (born Jason Charles Beck) is a Canadian musician who resided in Paris, France for several years, now in Cologne, Germany. Though best known for his first MC and electro albums, he is also a pianist, producer, and songwriter. He regularly collaborates with the Canadian musicians Peaches, Mocky and Feist (who toured with him through Europe and Australia for the album Presidential Suite.
Additionally, he has collaborated with Jamie Lidell on the albums Multiply and Compass, Buck 65 on the album Secret House Against the World, Daft Punk on the album Random Access Memories and performed with Drake at the 2011 Juno Awards. He is a brother of the prolific film composer Christophe Beck.

LAST ALBUM:
CHAMBERS (2015)
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HOMEPAGE: www.chillygonzales.com

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DISCOGRAPHY - ALBUM:

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2015 - CHAMBERS
Label: Gentle Threat
2014 - RE-INTRODUCTION ETUDES
Label: Gentle Threat
2012 - SOLO PIANO II
Label: Gentle Threat
2011 - THE UNSPEAKABLE CHILLY GONZALES
Label: Gentle Threat
2010 - IVORY TOWER
Label: Gentle Threat
2010 - GYPSIC (with SARAH NEMTANU)
Label: Naive Classique
2008 - SOFT POWER
Label: Mercury
2004 - SOLO PIANO
Label: Emarcy Records
2002 - PRESIDENTIAL SUITE
Label: Kitty-Yo
2000 - THE ENTERTAINIST
Label: Kitty-Yo
2000 - GONZALES ÜBER ALLES
Label: Kitty-Yo

GONZALES aka CHILLY GONZALES: (APRIL 2015)
The Canadian entertainer and pianist Chilly Gonzales published two and a half years after his worldwide hit "Solo Piano II" album "Chambers". Gonzales wrote for piano, strings and "some little surprises". Gonzales Inspired by the collaboration with the Emperor Quartet from Hamburg, Gonzales presents on "Chambers" chamber music of the Romantic as modern pop music. Bonds of Rap, Ambient, Easy Listening and avant-garde have always been "Gonzo" crossed plant, this time he brings them together with strings. Gonzales start his Career in Berlin on the "kitty-yo" music label by Raik Hölzel and he entertain his Music around the World with his unique piano versions of "Solo Piano I" & "Solo Piano 2".
Gonzales, who won a Grammy for Best Album of the Year for his work with Daft Punk 2014 collaborated with such artists as Jarvis Cocker, Feist and Drake and is also the world record holder in continuous piano playing: 27 hours.




 


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