Glenn Miller

Glenn Miller Band

Glenn Miller Band

Glenn Miller was a hugely popular American big band musician, arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era. He was the best-selling recording artist from 1939 to 1943. You can, of course, read more about his career on Wikipedia.

The Recordings

Tuxedo Junction

 record label Group: Glenn Miller
Label: RCA Victor Matrix Number: RCA Victor (20-1552)
Record Type: Double sided 10 inch 78 RPM
Date Recorded: February 5, 1940
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Personnel: Hal McIntyre, G. Beneke, W. Schwartz, J. Abato and Al Klink on sax; C. Burley, R.D. McMickle, Lee Knowles and J. Best on trumpet; Glenn Miller, T. Mack, P. Tanner and F. D’Annolfo on trombone; J.C. MacGregor on piano; R. Fisher on guitar; R. Bundock on string bass; M. Purtill on drums.

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String of Pearls

 record label Group: Glenn Miller
Label: RCA Victor Matrix Number: RCA Victor (20-1552)
Record Type: Double sided 10 inch 78 RPM
Date Recorded: November 31, 1941
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Personnel: Babe Rusin, G. Beneke, W. Schwartz, E. Caceres and Al Klink on sax; J. Best, R.D. McMickle, Bill May and A. Fila on trumpet; Glenn Miller, Jim Priddy, P. Tanner and F. D’Annolfo on trombone; J.C. MacGregor on piano; R. Hacketton on guitar; E. Goldberg on string bass; M. Purtill on drums.

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Moonlight Serenade

 record label Group: Glenn Miller
Label: Bluebird Matrix Number: Bluebird (B-10214)
Record Type: Double sided 10 inch 78 RPM
Date Recorded: April 4, 1939
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