Guy Rathbun

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Recent Pieces from Guy Rathbun

Caption: Dick Coy & his Racketeers, Credit: Genette Records

Sideshow (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

The program features musicians you may have never heard. Although very good, they were mostly territorial. That is, for whatever reason, they chose to stay close to home. ...
Caption: Dr. Heather Hurwitz

Are We the 99%: The Occupy Movement, Feminism and Intersectionality (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

The Occupy movement of 2011 was thought to be unified. Although it created a foundation for future actions, the movement did perpetuate status-quo structures of inequality. ...
Caption: Edgar Villanueva

Decolonizing Wealth (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Our world is out of balance. Systemic racism is an ever-present shame. If that’s not enough, the culprit of our imbalance is the foundational principles of our economy. It’s ...
Caption: Counterpoint

Counterpoint (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Sometime before 1900, jazz began to adopt various partners in music from the harmonies of the barbershop quartets, ragtime, blues, and classical. From those many elements ...
Caption: Samantha Montano

Disasterology: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Climate Crisis (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

By now, most people are waking up to the reality of climate change. Between fires and hurricanes, a large swath of our planet is becoming uninhabitable. Scientists have been ...
Caption: Chords Aplenty, Credit: Vector

Chords (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

I’ve heard comparisons between writing popular music and playing chess. There are the usual, recommended openings, but to stand out, writers need creative surprises and the ...
Caption: Seth Blaustein

Ocean Plastics (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Massive wildfires, flooding and natural disasters: It’s obvious to most observers now that climate change is no hoax. But, most of us feel that the problem is so big, there’s ...
Caption: Sidney Bechet

Sid's Return (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

One of the most talented New Orleans musicians is Sidney Bechet. Yet the soprano saxophonists is also the most overlooked. Had he not chosen to spend such a big part of his ...
Caption: Dave Lindorff

Coastal Landfills Are No Match for Rising Seas (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

It’s no longer out of sight out of mind. Many of our landfills have become a public health hazard. That’s especially true of those near a body of water. Say … the ocean. Yet, ...
Caption: Sunset Cafe

Satan's Notes (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

With the introduction of jazz to a broader audience of Americans in 1917, there was vast criticism and a trickle of acceptance. Not everyone was ready to endorse a musical ...