All Pieces for Guy Rathbun

 
Caption: Aeriol Piano c.1920
As jazz pianists arrived in Chicago and New York in the 1920s, they found that their income could be lucratively increased by cutting piano rolls. ...

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  • Added: Jul 31, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: John Perkins
A chief economist for a large consulting firm began to question his work. Initially, the reward of his knowledge and labor was the belief that he w...

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  • Added: Jul 28, 2020
  • Length: 29:01
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Caption: Djangology
Guitarist Django Reinhardt emerged from obscurity in the early 1930s with the accidental formation of a string quartet. Violinist Stephane Grappell...

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Simon Bowmaker
Imagine the challenges of advising a president … any president … of the United States. Even in the best of times, it can mean a great deal of press...

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Miff Mole
When Miff Mole came to the Jazz scene in 1919, he was already an accomplished trombonist. As a pioneer artist of the era, he was the first trombon...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Shaun Richman
A myriad of issues have come to light as we deal with the COVID pandemic. We are discovering weaknesses in our health care and workforce. Neither i...

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  • Added: Jul 14, 2020
  • Length: 28:59
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In the early years of the 1920s bandleader Paul Whiteman began experimenting with jazz. His goal was to introduce the new music to a wider audience...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Larry Tye
On the evening of February 9, 1950, Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy dramatically announced that he had a list of over 200 members of the Communis...

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Fletcher Henderson
During the 1920s and early ‘30s, Fletcher Henderson held court as supreme bandleader. His work stood out because of his uncanny ability to find you...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Matthew Cobb
There is a lot we don’t know about the human body. We’re always learning. But, what about the part that is allowing us to learn: the brain? After u...

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Eubie Blake & Noble Sissle
Frequently, before a show could reach broadway, it had to pass through the musical review. This was both a vehicle for introducing new music, as we...

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: E. Dorolas Johnson
Most of us wish to know our family history. Our ancestry. It’s part of understanding and coming to terms with our own identity. But, what if there ...

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: J. Chester Johnson
Although the Tulsa, Oklahoma massacre in the summer of 1921 is now recognized as part of Americas ugly past, another similar act of carnage of equa...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Adrian Rollini, Credit: Oracle Records CD label
Two stand out musicians were also accomplished inventors. Jack Teagarden and Adrian Rollini. Jack was constantly tinkering with improvements to the...

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Pawan Dhingra
Parents and teachers would all agree that changes are necessary in the world of education. Inequality is embedded in the system. Today, parents who...

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  • Added: Jun 09, 2020
  • Length: 29:01
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Caption: George Brunies
It’s not uncommon for musical talents to run in the family, but the Brunies team of New Orleans challenged the record. Six Brothers and one sister....

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Barbara Freese
Corporations have a very long history of denying wrongdoing. Think Wells Fargo, Volkswagen, Exxon Mobile. The list is lengthy. In fact ,the persist...

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  • Added: Jun 02, 2020
  • Length: 29:01
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Caption: Jelly Roll Morton
The music known as jazz originated in New Orleans, but it wasn’t until musicians migrated to Chicago that it became the popular music of the 1920s.

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  • Added: May 29, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: David Reynolds
The British and Americans have always had their similarities. More so now over the past four years. In 2016 The Brits voted to leave the European U...

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  • Added: May 26, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Lil Hardin Armstrong
There were several who sang with jazz groups in the 1920s, but very few composers and lyricists. Even fewer band leaders. Part of the reason was th...

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  • Added: May 22, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1