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Guy Rathbun

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Recent Pieces from Guy Rathbun

Caption: Gordon Whitman

Stand Up! (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

For the past 20-years, Gordon Whitman has been working with the group Faith in Action where he is the deputy director. His job is teaching people how to fight racial ...
Caption: Chicago Hottentots

The Wizards (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Traditional jazz began its road to sophistication in the mid 1920s with artists like Louie Armstrong, Albert Nicholas, Richard M. Jones, Johnny Dodds and Johnny St. Cyr. The ...
Caption: Professor John O'Brien

Keeping It Halal (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

The typical Muslim teenage boy is concerned with all of the normal teenage issues: girlfriends, school, parents and being cool. Yet, he’s also expected to be good, and keep ...
Caption: Austin High School Gang

Chicago School (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Although there really wasn’t a “School” for jazz musicians in 1920s Chicago, you wouldn’t convince the young Chicagoans intent on learning the new music.
Caption: Martin Puchner

The Written World (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Think about the many stories you’ve heard or read over the years. Some of those stories may have had a major impact on your life, or maybe even the course of civilization.
Caption: Jimmy Noone

Legendary Clarinetists (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

This program visits Chicago's South Side in the latter 1920s to hear three of the leading proponents of jazz clarinet.
Caption: Frances Moore Lappé

Daring Democracy (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Some feel the election of Donald Trump is a signal that people want change. Others see it as a culmination of a decades long effort to destabilize America’s democratic ...
Caption: Poster for New Year's Eve 1928

1929 New Year's Festival (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

By the time 1929 rolled around, jazz had become America's popular music.
Caption: Jim Baumann

Common Sense for Our Common Good (29:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

What we do for our children today will have a major impact on the future of democracy.
Caption: Alberta Hunter

The Jazz Vocal (59:00)
From: Guy Rathbun

Early jazz vocalists had to create something quite different. A voice that matched the multi layered instruments they were accompanying.