Chilly Gonzales is a world famous pianist, composer and as he ironically calls himself musical genius. As a studied jazz pianist he involved different styles of music in his work from the early on. He worked with artists like Jarvis Cocker, Feist, Daft Punk and Peaches which reflects his wide musical horizon. Gonzales released several albums but is probably best known for “Solo Piano 1 & 2”. In his live performances he combines entertaining and musically educating elements with his intriguing piano play. Nicolas met him in his home of choice in the german city of Cologne to talk about his life and work.