Guy Rathbun

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Recent Pieces from Guy Rathbun

Caption: Ted Lewis

When You're Smiling (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

You might say he didn’t take his music seriously. On the other hand, bandleader and clarinetist Ted Lewis is one of the best known performers of the 1920s, and he frequently ...
Caption: One Family: Indivisible cover

One Family: Indivisible - A Spiritual Memoir (28:19)
From: Guy Rathbun

There is an ongoing “us” and “them” argument in our society. Realistically, politics and religion have always managed to create deep divisions.
Caption: Adrian Rollini

Low Register (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

In the mid-1920s, the bass and baritone saxophone emerged from the rhythm section of jazz bands, to become one of the primary soloists. Adrian Rollini was the first to ...
Caption: Dr. Robert Jay Lifton

Losing Reality (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

A general tendency among those who study human behavior is to identify two separate groups of mental predators.
Caption: Punch Miller

Punch & Roy (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Ernest ‘Punch’ Miller and Roy Hobson, both cornetists, had somewhat parallel careers. Both very active in the 1920s, and both recorded extensively with pianist and bandleader ...
Caption: Melanie Joy

Powerarchy (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

An act of oppression comes in many forms. Government, household, work environment, and even friendships. It happens when one group or person exercises power over another. ...
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Trains, Boats & Planes (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Throughout time, musicians enjoy performing songs about transportation. The challenges of travel are highlighted in this program.
Caption: Dr. Doreen Dodgen-Magee

Deviced! Balancing Life and Technology in the Digital World (28:59)
From: Guy Rathbun

Most of us don’t spend a lot of time thinking about how much time we spend online. We might even ask if it really matters. The digital world is so much a part of our lives it ...
Caption: Lonnie Johnson

Stringing Along (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

In the 1920s, jazz and popular music meant the same thing. At that point the guitar moved out of the rhythm section to became another solo voice.
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The Fire is Upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate over Race in America (28:59)
From: Guy Rathbun

In 1965, two intellectuals met at Cambridge University for a debate. The topic: “The American dream is at the expense of the American Negro.” The result is one of the most ...