PaVda at Woodland Pattern Book Center, Milwaukee, 2016
PaVda at Woodland Pattern Book Center, Milwaukee, 2016

The improvising duo PaVda features Linda Binder (viola d'amore, waterphone) and Hal Rammel (amplified palettes, saw, and waterphone). 

Formed in 2015, the name PaVda signifies ‘Pa’ for palette and ‘Vda’ for viola d’amore.

Scrawl at Acme Records & Music Emporium, Milwaukee, 2015
Scrawl at Acme Records & Music Emporium, Milwaukee, 2015

The duo Scrawl features Chris Burns (electric guitar) and Hal Rammel (amplified palettes). Photo by Wilhelm Matthies.

Matt Turner and Hal Rammel at Acme Records & Music Emporium, Milwaukee, 2016
Matt Turner and Hal Rammel at Acme Records & Music Emporium, Milwaukee, 2016

Matt Turner (cello) and Hal Rammel (amplified palettes) have been improvising together since the early 1990s. They released the duo CD Fractures & Phantoms in 2015 and the 10" record As on a Pivot of Air in 2016, both recordings produced by Penumbra Music in Grafton, Wisconsin.

Hal Rammel with amplified palette.
Hal Rammel with amplified palette.

Photo by Wilhelm Matthies.

Solo concert, 1994.
Solo concert, 1994.

A solo concert by Hal Rammel at the Riverwest Artist Association Gallery in Milwaukee in early 1990s. Photo by Tim Ladwig.

Hal Rammel with amplified palettes
Hal Rammel with amplified palettes

Performance at Acme Records & Music Emporium, Milwaukee, 2015. Photo by Wilhelm Matthies.

Trio performance with Sandra Binion and Lou Mallozzi, 2012
Trio performance with Sandra Binion and Lou Mallozzi, 2012

Trio performance at Woodland Pattern Book Center in Milwaukee: Lou Mallozzi (voice and texts), Sandra Binion (voice and texts), Hal Rammel (musical saw).

PaVda at Woodland Pattern Book Center, Milwaukee, 2016
Scrawl at Acme Records & Music Emporium, Milwaukee, 2015
Matt Turner and Hal Rammel at Acme Records & Music Emporium, Milwaukee, 2016
Hal Rammel with amplified palette.
Solo concert, 1994.
Hal Rammel with amplified palettes
Trio performance with Sandra Binion and Lou Mallozzi, 2012
PaVda at Woodland Pattern Book Center, Milwaukee, 2016

The improvising duo PaVda features Linda Binder (viola d'amore, waterphone) and Hal Rammel (amplified palettes, saw, and waterphone). 

Formed in 2015, the name PaVda signifies ‘Pa’ for palette and ‘Vda’ for viola d’amore.

Scrawl at Acme Records & Music Emporium, Milwaukee, 2015

The duo Scrawl features Chris Burns (electric guitar) and Hal Rammel (amplified palettes). Photo by Wilhelm Matthies.

Matt Turner and Hal Rammel at Acme Records & Music Emporium, Milwaukee, 2016

Matt Turner (cello) and Hal Rammel (amplified palettes) have been improvising together since the early 1990s. They released the duo CD Fractures & Phantoms in 2015 and the 10" record As on a Pivot of Air in 2016, both recordings produced by Penumbra Music in Grafton, Wisconsin.

Hal Rammel with amplified palette.

Photo by Wilhelm Matthies.

Solo concert, 1994.

A solo concert by Hal Rammel at the Riverwest Artist Association Gallery in Milwaukee in early 1990s. Photo by Tim Ladwig.

Hal Rammel with amplified palettes

Performance at Acme Records & Music Emporium, Milwaukee, 2015. Photo by Wilhelm Matthies.

Trio performance with Sandra Binion and Lou Mallozzi, 2012

Trio performance at Woodland Pattern Book Center in Milwaukee: Lou Mallozzi (voice and texts), Sandra Binion (voice and texts), Hal Rammel (musical saw).

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