Guy Rathbun

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Recent Pieces from Guy Rathbun

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Life Finds a Way (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Diversity is the product of nature’s creativity. It also turns out that creativity in nature and culture follow very similar fundamental principles.
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The Musical Review (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

The best way to have your music heard in the 1920s was to present it on stage, on or off Broadway. Selling sheet music goes just so far, and radio was in its infancy, so your ...
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Why Cities Lose (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

The path to political victory should be simple: accrue more points that your opponent, and you will win. Not so fast. U.S. elections aren’t nearly as straight forward.
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The Talking Trumpet (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Musical instruments have been used for creative imagery as long as anyone can remember, so it’s not surprising that jazz ushered in a new and colorful era of expression. The ...
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Against Our Will: Sexual Truama in American Art Since 1970 (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

In October 2017, the “Me Too” movement went viral. Since then more than 70 high profile men have been accused of sexual misconduct or inappropriate behavior and lost their ...
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Suitcase & Woodblocks (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

The evolution of jazz traps that accompanied the drums began in about 1880, no one knows for sure …however the first recorded evidence is not heard until 1917. By that time, ...
Caption: Martin Schoenhals

Work, Love and Learning in Utopia (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Hierarchies are deeply embedded in human societies. They are so much a part of our being they’re hardly given a second thought. Status is sought after in our schools, in our ...
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Morality and the Environmental Crisis (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Here’s the conundrum: a good person doesn’t knowingly create devastation and suffering. Yet, that is exactly what we’re doing with our environment. The result is an ...
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Who's Back There? (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

As jazz evolved, musicians began experimenting with improvisation behind the vocalist. Band members wanted their accompaniment to sound as fresh and unexpected as their ...
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Vote for Us (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Imagine an election in the future that boasted turnout at record levels. Better access to voter registration and polling places. District lines and election processes that ...