Over twenty years of learning, tweaking, and perfecting our craft.
We started as a one-man Rhodes rental and repair shop. Twenty years later, we are the world leader in repair and restoration of electro-mechanical keyboards and the only manufacturer of a complete line of replacement parts for Rhodes and Wurlitzer pianos as well as Hohner Clavinets. This unique combination of expertise, talent, and resources led us to begin manufacturing our own electro-mechanical piano designs. In 2009 we launched the Vintage Vibe Piano™ and the Vibanet™ - modern takes on Rhodes and Clavinet keyboards with improved performance, reduced weight, and sleek new looks. Today an ever-expanding group of the worlds' top artists have been drawn to use Vintage Vibe instruments for recording and performance.
Our ragtag team of renegade experts include master technicians, fabricators, and assemblers. We unite to provide our customers a wide range of electric piano products and services. Whether fulfilling a parts order, restoring the glory of a classic vintage piano, manufacturing the Vintage Vibe Piano™ and the Vibanet™ or creating educational content for our community, we go the extra mile and have fun while doing so.
Chris Carroll started Vintage Vibe Electric Piano Company over twenty years ago as a rental business. A musician in his own right, Chris’s passion for fixing and restoring vintage electric pianos slowly evolved into an electric piano manufacturer, parts shop and restoration business. Chris has built relationships with celebrated artists such as Chick Correa, Stevie Wonder and Robert Glasper.
Our Clients Include:
Daft Punk, Snarky Puppy, Ali Shaheed Muhammad (A Tribe Called Quest), Norah Jones, The Rolling Stones, She and Him, Alabama Shakes, Michael Cera, Manchester Orchestra, Stevie Wonder, Lawrence Gowan, Jeff Lorber, Jamiroquai, The Black Keys, Ani Difranco, Matthew Fries, Richie Kotzen, Steve Watkins (Allen Stone), Wallace Roney, Donald Fagen (Steely Dan), Justin Timberlake, Hall and Oates, Ash, The War On Drugs, Justin Vernon (Bon Iver), Elvis Costello, Greg Phillinganes, Man Man, D'Angelo, Peter Levin, John Ginty, Alicia Keys, Duncan Sheik, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Harry Connick Jr., The Roots, Andy Burton (John Mayer), Chris Norton, Peter Keys, Zac Brown Band, Tom Weber (Van Halen), Marcel Rodriguez Lopez (Mars Volta), Robert Glasper, We are Scientists & more.
Piano Parts Sold
Years in Business
The Vintage Vibe Piano delivers that warm and clear sound I love to use for my electric music. It's a pleasure to have that beautiful feel available for me to compose and play with.Chick Correa
I asked some questions about my problem with Crossover distortion (I suppose) on my 200A and within a couple of hours I received a kind email from James who was pleasant and helped me with a detail description of the re-bias process, and advice on parts I needed. Thanks a lot and keep on with the good work!Simone, Rome, Italy
When I pull up to a show with my Vintage Vibe gear, its starts a commotion. I haven’t even played one sound and people can’t stop staring. And when the gig starts, people are blown away by the sound.Peter Levin
In the Vintage Vibe 64, you get the cream and belliness of the Rhodes along with the warmth and flat world of the Wurlitzer. This is not a compromise; it is a wonderful evolution and maybe the first one in the world of electronic pianos in decades.Chris Norton
My search for the ultimate electric piano ended once I discovered the Vintage Vibe electric piano. Unique, reliable and Inspirational!Richie Kotzen