Guy Rathbun

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Recent Pieces from Guy Rathbun

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Synchronicity (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

There always seems to be a peculiar twist in understanding our world. How it works. Just when we think of have a grip on it, like a greased pig, it slips away. Even Albert ...
Caption: Lil Hardin

Varieties Part 2 (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

This program features the pianists who were instrumental in melding popular music and jazz in the 1920s. Without their influence, American’s original musical art may not have ...
Caption: Frank Martela

A Wonderful Life (29:01)
From: Guy Rathbun

With the topsy-turvy world we live in today, it is difficult to have a positive, rosy spin on things. COVID, fires, hurricanes, and the weakening economy. To be sure, reality ...
Caption: Earl Hines

Varities - Part 1 (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

This program features those pianists whose work influenced the future of jazz. In the late 1920s, it was Earl Hines. His experimentations revolutionized piano playing and ...
Caption: Maya Schenwar

Prison By Any Other Name (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

There is a litany of names for what is understood to be substitutes for jail or prison. Electronic monitoring. Locked-down drug treatment facilities. House arrest. Extended ...
Caption: Seger Ellis

From Tenor to Baritone (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Three major happenings occurred in early jazz vocal. First the art of Crooning became popular, male vocalists singing romantic songs. The second - the rise in popularity of ...
Caption: Gene Sperling

Economic Dignity (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

COVID has put America in a health and economic tailspin. The loss of loved ones that is growing every day, jobs that may never return, evictions for renters and home owners. ...
Caption: Lonnie Johnson

Call Me Blues (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

The blues, as it’s called, evolved decades before jazz. Consequently, the blues and jazz coexisted and melded over the years. The original eight and twelve bar blues were ...
Caption: Michael Baran

Subtle Acts of Exclusion (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Many have heard the term micro aggression, but not everyone fully understands what they are or how to recognize them. Not to mention how to stop them from happening. Our ...
Caption: Fate Marable Orchestra

March of the Hoodlums (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

The title is borrowed from a Hoagy Carmichael tune written when he was in college. It’s a tribute to those talented musicians who are always on the move, and never quite ...