The Baschet’s aluminum piano on view in Chicago


Hal Rammel (aluminum piano), Ed Herrmann (instruments by Tom Nunn), Eric Leonardson (springboard) perform as part of an opening celebration for the kinetic art exhibition Motor Cocktail at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. Bernard and Francois Baschet’s aluminum piano – originally exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 1965 and the Arts Club of Chicago in 1969 – has restored by the MCA for this exhibiton.

Hal Rammel performance in Milwaukee

Here’s an amplified palette solo by Hal Rammel recorded live at Woodland Pattern Book Center earlier this year:

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