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  The Glenn Miller Orchestra
The Glenn Miller Orchestra is a fully self-contained group consisting of the musical director, five saxophone players, four trumpeters, four trombonists, and three rhythm musicians (piano, bass and drums).
The Glenn Miller Orchestra made a big impact right before and during the war, and it had more hit records in one year than anybody in the history of the recording industry.
The theme of the Glenn Miller Orchestra was (and still is) the beautiful "Moonlight Serenade." Interesting enough, Glenn Miller originally wrote the music of the song himself as an exercise for a course in arranging.
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  Glenn Miller - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alton Glenn Miller (March 1, 1904–circa December 15, 1944), born in Clarinda, Iowa, was a American jazz musician and bandleader in the swing era.
Miller's disappearance remains a mystery; neither his remains nor the wreckage of his plane (a single-engined Noorduyn Norseman UC-64, USAAF Tail Number 44-70285) were ever recovered from the water.
Glenn had been a chain-smoker for much of his life and by late 1944 was suffering from severe weight loss and shortness of breath, leading to speculation that he was terminally ill, probably with lung cancer.
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Glenn Miller and his orchestra recorded "American Patrol" at the RCA Victor studios in Hollywood.
Alton Glenn Miller was born in Clarinda, Iowa on March 1, 1904.
Miller's goal of entertaining the fighting troops took another year to be realized, but in late 1943 he and the band were shipped out to England.
www.glennmillerorchestra.com /history.html   (1070 words)

  
 Glenn Miller - @ Jazz Pipeline .com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The fact that neither Miller's remains, nor the wreckage of the single engine Norseman plane he was travelling in were ever recovered from the channel have led to many conspiracy theories over the years.
Miller's Norseman would only have had to travel a few miles off of its course to be positioned directly under the returning bombers.
Miller's music is familiar to many born long after his death, especially from its use in a number of movies.
www.jazzpipeline.com /Jazz_Artists_Biographies/glenn_miller.htm   (665 words)

  
 Prairie Knights | Glenn Miller Orchestra
The world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra is the most popular and sought after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements.
Glenn Miller was born in Clarinda, Iowa in 1904.
After Miller’s tragic death, the band was reconstituted under the direction of Tex Beneke, a tenor saxophonist, singer and one of Miller's longtime close friends.
www.prairieknights.com /pavilion/glennmiller   (539 words)

  
 PTA - Glenn Miller Orchestra
With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time.
The present Glenn Miller Orchestra was formed in 1956 and has been touring consistently since, playing an average of 300 live dates a year all around the world.
Miller's goal of entertaining the fighting troops took another year to be realized, but in late 1943 he and the band were shipped out to England.
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 Station Avenue Productions with Glenn Miller Orchestra
Alton Glenn Miller was born in Clarinda, Iowa on March 1, 1904.
Miller played and recorded with the likes of Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey (who on several of their records, featured an up-and-coming singer by the name of Bing Crosby), Gene Krupa, Eddie Condon and Coleman Hawkins.
On October 7, 1942, Alton Glenn Miller reported for induction into the Army and was immediately assigned to the Army Specialist Corps.
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Miller originally wrote the music for "Moonlight Serenade" (later to become his theme song) as an exercise for a course in arranging, composed long before he organized his band.
At the height of the orchestra's popularity, Glenn Miller disbanded his musical organization in 1942 to volunteer for the army.
In 1941, the Glenn Miller Orchestra had more hit records in one year, including "A String of Pearls," than anybody in the history of the recording industry.
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 Glenn Miller Orchestra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The world-famous, Glenn Miller Orchestra, is the most popular and sought after big band in the world today.
After the tragic death of Miller in 1944, the band was reconstituted under the direction of Tex Beneke, a tenor saxophonist, singer and one of Miller's longtime close friends.
The Glenn Miller Orchestra continued to record and perform under various leaders from 1956 onwards and is still touring today.
www.pabsttheater.org /miller-print.html   (196 words)

  
 Glenn Miller Orchestra will play in Forest Lake June 7
The band is a fully self-contained orchestra with its musical director, five saxophone players, four trumpeters, four trombonists and three rhythm musicians (piano, bass and drums).
The traveling Glenn Miller group today carries on the tradition of the music made popular by Miller in the 1930s and 1940s.
Miller was officially declared dead by the Army one year later.
www.hometownsource.com /2005/May/12miller.html   (545 words)

  
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The legendary Glenn Miller was one of the most successful of all the dance bandleaders back in the Swing era of the 1930s and '40s.
Miller disbanded his musical organization in 1942, at the height of its popularity, volunteered for the Army and then organized and led the famous Glenn Miller Army Air Force Band.
The Glenn Miller Orchestra is "on the road" longer and more continuously than any other in the whole world, having celebrated its 45th year anniversary on June 6, 2001.
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 Solid! -- Glenn Miller
Miller was born in 1904 in Clarinda, Iowa.
In 1923 Miller joined the Holly Moyer Orchestra in Boulder, which gave him the opportunity to both continue playing the music that he loved and attend college at the University of Colorado.
Miller had a knack for finding good musicians and arrangers, and he was often called to help put together new orchestras.
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 Glenn Miller & His Orchestra : Moonlight Serenade
Glenn Miller and his Orchestra opened at the Cafe Rough in New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania on 4th January 1940 for a three month engagement.
Ray Eberle and Glenn’s vocal group, The Modernaires, perform the vocal, but the song was not without controversy here in Britain and the BBC banned it from the air after finding innuendo in the lyric.
Miller recorded this in February 1940 during his Hotel Pennsylvania booking and trumpeter Clyde Hurley is heard alongside fellow trumpet seciton star Dale McMickle, the latter taking the mute solo.
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Because of popular demand, the Miller Estate authorized the formation of the present Glenn Miller Orchestra in 1956.
The entire Glenn Miller Orchestra repertoire now exceeds 1,700 compositions, which keeps the band popular with both young and old.
The formation of the present Glenn Miller Orchestra in1956 under the direction of drummer Ray McKinley, who had become the unofficial leader of the Army Air Force Band after Glenn's disappearance.
www.usao.edu /usao-news/spring-02/Glen_Miller_Orchestra.htm   (898 words)

  
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The World Famous, Glenn Miller Orchestra, is the most popular and sought after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements.
With it's unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time.
The present Glenn Miller Orchestra was formed in 1956 and has been touring consistently since, playing an average of 300 live dates a year all around the world.
www.glennmillerorchestra.com   (84 words)

  
 The Glenn Miller Orchestra
Glenn Miller died while on active duty in England in World War 2, but the sound he created, the clarinet lead, has lived on to this day.
This orchestra is operated under the guidance of the Miller family, and the direction of Larry Henderson.
The Miller music has been, and will continue to be, a sound that brings on a nostalgic flavor when one hears it.
www.familyfirst.com /the_glenn_miller_orchestra_1.html   (335 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Glenn Miller - Greatest Hits: Music: Glenn Miller   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Glenn Miller's music was a crucial part of the soundtrack of American involvement in that conflict.
Glenn Miller, as others have pointed out, isn't music for just "the old folks." Young people are constantly falling under his spell, and his music is still enormously popular today with folks of all ages.
Glenn Miller's music is still as exciting, vibrant, and popular as it was 60 years ago.
www.amazon.com /Glenn-Miller-Greatest-Hits/dp/B000003G2K   (1751 words)

  
 Celebrity Deathwatch: 'Tex' Beneke, leader of Glenn Miller Orchestra, 86   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Beneke, whose cause of death was not immediately released, joined the orchestra in 1938 as a saxophonist and singer.
Miller disappeared in December 1944 after taking off for a flight from England to France in a plane that was never seen again.
"With Miller a fallen hero," Leo Walker once wrote, "demand for the Miller sound was bigger than ever, and the band played to capacity audiences everywhere." Copyright 2000 The Associated Press.
www.slick.org /deathwatch/mailarchive/msg00067.html   (257 words)

  
 Glenn Miller Orchestra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Glenn Miller Orchestra is the next ensemble to perform in the Fowler Center Series at Arkansas State University.
Always a favorite with audiences, the Glenn Miller Orchestra has carried on the exciting and entertaining tradition set forth by it’s namesake more than 55 years ago.
The Camerata Sweden Chamber Orchestra is the next performance group scheduled to perform on Tuesday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m.
asunews.astate.edu /fcmiller.htm   (221 words)

  
 Glenn Miller Orchestra UK Guestbook
Glenn Miller days as if it were yesterday.There are not many things that have stuck in my memory so well.
My Grandad was a big fan of Glenn Miller and I want to follow in his footsteps.
As a musician and avid Miller listener, I believe that the UK band is to be congratulated in helping to keep the Miller traditions alive for new generations who, like me, had no opportunity to hear Miller personally.
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 Stoneham Theatre - The Glenn Miller Orchestra - Extra Show Added!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Glenn Miller will be staying on for one more performance!
In September 1942, just prior to going into the army, he had disbanded his famous orchestra and eventually formed the Glenn Miller Army Air Force Band to entertain the servicemen.
The Miller Estate formed the present Glenn Miller Orchestra in 1956 following strong popular demand aroused as a result of the successful motion picture, and immense box office smash - The Glenn Miller Story, starring James Stewart and June Allyson.
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 Miller Orchestra, Glenn cds, vinyl records and cd singles
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 Glenn Miller & His Orchestra, George T. Simon
After playing trombone and arranging for leading orchestras of the Dorsey Brothers, Ray Noble, Ben Pollack, and Red Nichols, Glenn Miller formed his own "sweet" band, which from 1938 to 1942 achieved widespread popularity second only to Benny Goodman's.
Miller learned all he could from these and other bands like Jimmie Lunceford's and Artie Shaw's, going on to create a uniquely rich sound with clarinet over four saxes and four trombones ("three-part harmony sounds too thin," he once exclaimed).
Simon tells of both the successes and hard times of Miller's illustrious career, up to his celebrated Army Air Force band and his untimely death.
www.jazzscript.co.uk /books/millersimon.htm   (263 words)

  
 Glenn Miller
Miller was one of several band leaders who helped create the Big Band sound of the 1930s and 1940s.
His Glenn Miller Orchestra was one of America's most popular dance bands in the years just before World War II, playing hits like Tuxedo Junction, In the Mood and his signature piece Moonlight Serenade.
During the war Miller joined the army and led the Glenn Miller Army Air Corps Band.
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 milescity.com: forums: Movies, Music, & Entertainment: Glenn Miller Orchestra in Miles City Apr 14
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Glenn Miller Orchestra in Miles City Apr 14, David Schott, 3/17/2003 11:55:34 PM RE: Glenn Miller Orchestra in Miles City Apr 14, Bart Freese, 3/22/2003 8:30:38 PM RE: Glenn Miller Orchestra in Miles City Apr 14, David Schott, 3/28/2003 11:09:23 AM Subject:
3/17/2003 11:55:34 PM The Glenn Miller Orchestra is scheduled to perform a concert at Custer County District High School on Monday, April 14, 2003, at 7:00 pm.
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 www.hjv.dk - Glenn Miller Orchestra
Orkestret står for den stil, der i slutningen af 1930'erne og starten af 1940'erne gjorde Glenn Miller til swingmusikkens ukronede konge.
Det er sjette gang The Glenn Miller Orchestra besøger Aalborg med klassikere som "In the Mood" og "Moonlight Serenade".
Læs mere om koncerten og The Glenn Miller Orchestra på www.akkc.dk.
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 Ray McKinley and the Miller Orchestra - 1957
It was natural for the Glenn Miller estate and agent Willard Alexander to select McKinley to organize and head the new band.
Ray had been a charter member of the Glenn Miller Mutual admiration society ever since they met some years ago in Ben Pollack's band.
It turns out that Glenn Miller had played it, and It happened to be the customer's favorite.
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 Glenn Miller Orchestra Here We Go Again Greatest Hits 1940-1942: Original Live Band [IMPORT] Yuletide Medley # 2: Oh ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
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