Champlin Leaves Chicago

Bill Champlin, singer/songwriter and keyboardist forChicago for 28 years, is parting ways with the band to focus on a solo career.

Champlin last performed solo 10 years ago and has just released No Place Left to Fall, which he intends to support with a November tour.

Champlin handles lead vocals on Chicago hits “Look Away,” traded vocals with Peter Cetera on “Hard Habit To Break” and sang lead on “Hearts In Trouble,” a song on the “Days of Thunder” soundtrack.

Champlin began his career with ’60s band Sons of Champlin.