Guy Rathbun

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Recent Pieces from Guy Rathbun

Caption: Robert Jay Lifton

Cults in America (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Following decades researching cults, Robert Jay Lifton concludes “that the psychological relationship between extremist political movements and fanatical religious cults may ...
Caption: Woody Walder

Benny's Buddies (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

This program highlights the musicians who performed with Benny Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra. The swinging, bluesy sound that became known as “Kansas City Style” originated ...
Caption: Steven Dudley

MS-13: The Making of America’s Most Notorious Gang (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Most of us, by now, are familiar with the gang known as MS-13. How it evolved into a violent group is a peculiar story with a twist on its evolution.
Caption: McKinney's Cotton Pickers

The Pinnacle of Jazz (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

A creative explosion occurred in the world of jazz in the years between WWI and the Great Depression. The electrical process allowed the musicians greater expression, and ...
Caption: Spencer Critchley

Patriots of Two Nations (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

A well run democracy takes a lot of work on the part of the citizenry. People need to be informed. In America today, there is a rising brand of liberal intolerance. ...
Caption: blanche Calloway

Jazzy Women (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

This program provides a glimpse into the careers of four of the most influential female vocalists in early jazz. Ethel Waters, Eva Taylor, Blanche Calloway and Ella Fitzgerald.
Caption: Paul Halpern

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 ...