Guy Rathbun

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Recent Pieces from Guy Rathbun

Caption: Jimmy Noone

Where's the Trumpet? (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

As jazz evolved in the early decades of the 1900s, the trumpet became the natural leader, however, there were a few bands that flew in the in another direction. Here is a ...
Caption: Dr. Diana Green Foster

The Turnaway Study (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

After all of the debates there is finally a comprehensive study on the impact abortion has on a woman. Devoid of knowledge based information in the past, specialists have ...
Caption: New York City, 1923

Jazz in the Big Apple (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Although there were several areas around the country that were popular spots for jazz in the 1920s, New York City stood out as the ultimate destination for national ...
Caption: Marta Zaraska

Growing Young (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Humankind seems to be on eternal search for an answer on how to live longer. Our efforts naturally lead us to spirituality. But then we take pills to feel better or stronger. ...
Caption: Aeriol Piano c.1920

The Nickelodeon (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

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. Fortunately for them, there ...
Caption: John Perkins

Touching the Jaguar (29:01)
From: Guy Rathbun

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 was providing developing ...
Caption: Djangology

Djangology (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Guitarist Django Reinhardt emerged from obscurity in the early 1930s with the accidental formation of a string quartet. Violinist Stephane Grappelli was his counterpart. They ...
Caption: Simon Bowmaker

When the President Calls (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

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 pressure. Think about it. If the ...
Caption: Miff Mole

Front Moler (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

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 trombone player to move the ...
Caption: Shaun Richman

Tell the Bosses We're Coming (28:59)
From: Guy Rathbun

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 is in good shape. while ...