Guy Rathbun

User image
  • Username: guyrathbun
  • Part-time Instructor
  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Independent

Recent Pieces from Guy Rathbun

Caption: Fletcher Henderson

The Sidemen of Fletch (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

During the 1920s and early ‘30s, Fletcher Henderson held court as supreme bandleader. His work stood out because of his uncanny ability to find young creative talent. This ...
Caption: Matthew Cobb

The Idea of the Brain (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

There is a lot we don’t know about the human body. We’re always learning. But, what about the part that is allowing us to learn: the brain? After using analogy after analogy, ...
Caption: Eubie Blake & Noble Sissle

The Review (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Frequently, before a show could reach broadway, it had to pass through the musical review. This was both a vehicle for introducing new music, as well as an avenue for young ...
Caption: E. Dorolas Johnson

Say I'm Dead (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Most of us wish to know our family history. Our ancestry. It’s part of understanding and coming to terms with our own identity. But, what if there is a side of our family ...
Caption: J. Chester Johnson

Damaged Heritage (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Although the Tulsa, Oklahoma massacre in the summer of 1921 is now recognized as part of Americas ugly past, another similar act of carnage of equal or grater proportion ...
Caption: Adrian Rollini, Credit: Oracle Records CD label

Inventive (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Two stand out musicians were also accomplished inventors. Jack Teagarden and Adrian Rollini. Jack was constantly tinkering with improvements to the trombone and aeronautical ...
Caption: Pawan Dhingra

Hyper Education (29:01)
From: Guy Rathbun

Parents and teachers would all agree that changes are necessary in the world of education. Inequality is embedded in the system. Today, parents who have the time and ...
Caption: George Brunies

Siblings by 7 (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

It’s not uncommon for musical talents to run in the family, but the Brunies team of New Orleans challenged the record. Six Brothers and one sister. Although a baker by trade, ...
Caption: Barbara Freese

Industrial Strength Denial (29:01)
From: Guy Rathbun

Corporations have a very long history of denying wrongdoing. Think Wells Fargo, Volkswagen, Exxon Mobile. The list is lengthy. In fact ,the persistent denials stretch as far ...
Caption: David Reynolds

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 ...