Guy Rathbun

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Recent Pieces from Guy Rathbun

Caption: Joe Feldman

Grading for Equity (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

You probably remember, all too well, your grade school experience. Especially memorable is how you were graded. Everyone was funneled into the same system for very similar ...
Caption: Fletcher Henderson

Setting the Stage (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

The Big Bands were in full swing by the mid-1930s, but the name least remembered is the leader who provided the inspiration: Fletcher Henderson. He was swinging with his big ...
Caption: Paul Engler

This is an Uprising (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Central Coast Bioneers held its first conference in San Luis Obispo in 2010. Looking at their mission statement, It reads … To create a resilient and healthy community for ...
Caption: Paul Whiteman

Pops Influence (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

With today’s hindsight, bandleader Paul Whiteman has been both criticized and praised for his influence in early jazz. Yet, he was the first to have a million in record ...
Caption: Sayu Bhojwani

People Like Us (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Less than two-thirds of the U.S. population is white, yet Congress is comprised of 81% white men. The discrepancy is also reflected in elected offices at state and local ...
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52nd Street (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Also known as Swing Street, or among musicians of the 1920s and ‘30s … The Street.
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Runnin' Wild (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

This program is devoted to those pioneering jazz violinists of the 1920s and ‘30s.
Caption: Henry Nicholls

Sleepyhead: The Neuroscience of a Good Night’s Rest (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Sleep. It’s one of the most mysterious things about life. No one fully understands why we sleep. Yet, we make things even more confusing when we consider sleep disorders.
Caption: Professor Matthew Hockenos

Then They Came for Me (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Most of us are familiar with the Nazi concentration camp confession, “First they came for the Communists, and I did not speak out because I was not a Communist.”
Caption: Chicago 1920s

Condon's Chicago (58:59)
From: Guy Rathbun

During the 1920s, Chicago was the center of musical creativity.