Guy Rathbun

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Recent Pieces from Guy Rathbun

Caption: Biderbecke & Trumbauer, Credit: Scott Chantler illistration 1931

Bix Revisited (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

This program is devoted to the music of corniest Bix Beiderbeck in 1927, when he and saxophonist Frankie Trumbauer teamed up. This is the year the two formed their own ...
Caption: Andrew Maynard

Future Rising (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Most of us spend a good part of our time in the future. That is, we ponder what tomorrow brings. Or, even later today. Though we only have a snapshot of what the future might ...
Caption: Eddie South

Jazz Violinists (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Jazz fiddlers weren’t considered a core component of early jazz, yet they were a key to popularizing a new music. Eddie South, Stuff Smith, Stephane Grappelli and Joe Venuti ...
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Marching Toward Coverage (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Data shows that women are most often the family member who becomes the self appointed chief medical officer or primary caregiver. That unofficial job title is especially ...
Caption: Jazzy

Geography (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

In spite of their multiple talents, most jazz musicians in the 1920s didn’t travel to the major cities to record. Part of the reason was the limited and expensive risks of ...
Caption: Dr. Howard Frumkin

Planetary Health (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Recent events around the globe clearly demonstrates the interconnectedness of human health and the health of our planet. Heat waves in California, Siberia and Australia. ...
Caption: Josephine Baker

The Dance Craze (58:59)
From: Guy Rathbun

Charleston, Jitterbug, black bottom, shimmy, one-step foxtrot, waltz, tango, Breakaway and Charleston. And don’t forget the Grizzly Bear, Turkey Trot and Texas Tommy. That’s ...
Caption: Jennie C. Stephens

Diversifying Power (29:01)
From: Guy Rathbun

The inadequate response to the Covid-19 pandemic in the US has also thwarted the country’s response to the climate crisis. Some feel it’s due to leadership deficiencies.
Caption: Mary Lou Williams

A Piano Anthology (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Eighty-eight keys spanning 7-plus octaves, endless variations and creative styles. This program takes you from ragtime to stride and opens the door to the modern stylists. ...
Caption: Jean Reith Schroedel

Voting in Indian Country (29:01)
From: Guy Rathbun

When we hear about voter suppression, we usually think of the multiple attempts at preventing blacks from voting. What we seldom hear about are the egregious actions taken by ...