Guy Rathbun

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Recent Pieces from Guy Rathbun

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Island Stories (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

The British and Americans have always had their similarities. More so now over the past four years. In 2016 The Brits voted to leave the European Union. Shortly after that ...
Caption: Shawn Rosenberg

Decline of Democracy (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Political historians see the last half of the 20th century as the golden age of democracy. In the last few years, however, there has been a remarkable reversal, with a rise ...
Caption: Kid Ory

The Sackbut (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

“The Misuse of the Trombone” Some music critics in the 1920s did not appreciate how the trombone was incorporated into jazz. The moans, whines, whippers and boasts simply ...
Caption: Carolyn L. White

The Archaeology of Burning Man (28:59)
From: Guy Rathbun

In late summer every year a full size city rises in the Nevada desert. Seventy-five thousand people take up residence. By population, it’s the 6th largest city in the state. ...
Caption: Jabbo Smith

Gabriel's Horn (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

This is a feature of those unsung heroes on trumpet and cornet in early jazz. They received little notice because there were two, at that time, who captured most of the ...
Caption: Deborah Wiles

Kent State (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

On May 4, 1970, four Kent State University students were killed and nine were wounded by National Guardsmen. The students were unarmed. The Guard were not told to open fire. ...
Caption: Helen Lee Bouygues

Myths Surrounding COVID-19 (29:01)
From: Guy Rathbun

Americans are in a strange and unusual news cycle. For example, someone can state that hydroxychloroquine is a potential cure for COVID-19. Fox News picks up the story. ...
Caption: Louis Armstrong

The Leaders (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Knowledge, creativity, charisma, and endless energy are just a few qualities that make a good musical leader. The the leader can also arrange and compose, so much the better, ...
Caption: Elaine Tyler May

Fortress America: How We Embraced Fear and Abandoned Democracy (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Long before COVID-19, America emerged as the most armed, fortified, imprisoned and bunkered nation on the planet. Add to that, we’ve become tribal and as divisive as we’ve ...
Caption: Omer Simeon

Clarinetitus (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

This is a tribute to a few of the creative clarinetists of early jazz. Two from New Orleans and one from Chicago: Johnny Dodds, Omer Simeon and Benny Goodman. The title comes ...