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Israel Gutierrez Part 2 of 2

November 2, 2014

Hannah Parkins ’16 and Davis Erickson ’16

Hello listeners! Welcome to part two of our talk with bass trombonist Israel Gutierrez.
In this episode we talk about:

  • The space visual art and music occupy 1:41

  • The body as a career 3:34

  • Interpretation of music as both "academic" and "vernacular" 5:08

  • Getting the most out of playing 5:50

  • What are you passionate about? 6:34

  • Toxic masculinity 7:36

  • How music has shaped a culture that transcends that toxicity 8:02

  • Wearing basketball shorts to concerts (i.e. accessibility) 9:02

  • Sweaters 11:52


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