Guy Rathbun

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Recent Pieces from Guy Rathbun

Caption: Hoagland Carmichael

Stardust (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

One of the more prolific and versatile composers of the 20th century Hoagland “Hoagy” Carmichael is heard in a verity of settings. From his earliest days breaking into the ...
Caption: Donald Cohen

Dismantlng Democracy (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Unprecedented concentrations of wealth. Fundamental changes in the economy. A weakened institutional government, making it more difficult to meet public needs. Environmental ...
Caption: Ted Lewis

On the Edge of Jazz (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

We think of the 1920s music as the formation of Traditional jazz, however, there are other factors that are frequently overlooked. The introduction of symphony jazz, on the ...
Caption: Emily Willingham

The Tailored Brain (29:01)
From: Guy Rathbun

It’s a conundrum. A puzzle. A very strange thing if you think about it. But, there in itself lies the problem. We’re thinking about and studying the object that allows us to ...
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Ellington Style (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was one of America's finest and most prolific 20th Century composers and bandleaders Besides his lengthy career at the center of jazz, there ...
Caption: Donald Cohen

The Privatization of Everything (28:59)
From: Guy Rathbun

Democracy is more efficient, and equally distributed when public goods are created. Things like free education, public health, open parks, clean water, to name just a few. ...
Caption: 1920s Christmas

Christmas Eve 1920s (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Jazz with popular Christmas songs and trivia.
Caption: Alphonso Trent Orchestra

K.C. & the Southwest (58:59)
From: Guy Rathbun

Although jazz had roots in the southwest, their talents were ignored for years. All of the focus was on New Orleans. And later, Chicago and New York. Once they were ...
Caption: Richard Vague

An Illustrated Business History of the United States (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

The story of American business is the story of real estate. More than two hundred years of seizing, claiming, settling and developing. And, the colonists understood the path ...
Caption: Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey

From Trad to Swing (58:59)
From: Guy Rathbun

New Orleans traditional jazz developed swing in its earliest years. Bandleaders wanted to attract ballroom dancers and higher popularity. Why not. It also meant they sold ...