LEEDS Grand Theatre / Howard Assembly Room
46 New Briggate
The Grammy-winning Canadian pianist and entertainer is known as much for the intimate piano touch of best-selling albums 'Solo Piano I' and 'Solo Piano II' as for his showmanship and composition for award-winning stars. Gonzo, as he is known to close collaborators, aims to be a man of his time, approaching the piano with classical and jazz training but with the attitude of a rapper.
Chilly Gonzales holds the Guinness world record for the longest solo concert at over 27 hours. He performs and writes songs with Jarvis Cocker, Feist and Drake, among others.
2018 sees the return of Chilly Gonzales to the stage with an intimate hour of pieces from the 'Solo Piano' album cycle, after which he is joined by Stella Le Page on cello and Joe Flory on drums to perform hits and hidden surprises from the rest of his repertoire, interspersed with his unique playful explanations about how music works.