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You're covered by the eBay Money Back Guarantee if you receive an item that is not as described in the listing. Postage and packaging. This item will post to Russian Federation , but the seller hasn't specified postage options. He immediately joined the Boyd Senter band, but quit to start college at the University of Colorado in January After a year, however, he left college and moved to Los Angeles, where he joined Ben Pollack's band.
In the summer of , he left Pollack and settled in New York, where he worked as a session musician and arranger. When in the spring of Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey formed the Dorsey Brothers Orchestra, he signed on as trombonist and arranger, remaining with the band almost a year. Meanwhile, he was studying theory and composition with Joseph Schillinger. Miller began recording under his own name for Columbia Records on April 25, , using a pickup band containing members of the Noble orchestra.
His instrumental "Solo Hop" reached the Top Ten in the summer of But he did not organize a permanent touring band of his own until , when he signed to Brunswick Records.
The group was not a success, and he disbanded it in early , then reorganized a couple of months later and signed to the discount-priced Bluebird subsidiary of RCA Victor Records. Still without any great success, he managed to maintain this orchestra for the next year until he got his big break with an engagement at the Glen Island Casino in New Rochelle, NY, in the summer of Glen Island was a major swing venue with a radio wire, giving the band extensive exposure. Already, Miller had hit the charts with the Top Ten hit "Sunrise Serenade"; soon, its flipside, "Moonlight Serenade," would become an even bigger hit.
Miller's recording success led to other opportunities. Miller scored another 11 Top Ten hits in , which was enough to make him the top recording artist for the second year in a row.
Yet , the first full year of American participation in World War II, marked the end of Miller's dominance of popular music, since, after months of negotiations, he arranged to receive an officer's commission in the army air force on September 10 and, 17 days later, played his final date with his band, which he then broke up.
He organized a service band and began performing at military camps and war-bond rallies while hosting a weekly radio series, Sustain the Wings.
He took his band to Great Britain in June and continued to perform for the troops and do radio broadcasts. He was preparing to go on to Paris when the plane on which he was traveling disappeared over the English Channel and he died at age Glenn Miller, an album of 78 rpm records, topped the newly instituted album charts in May and became the most successful album of the year.
The Glenn Miller Orchestra was reconstituted as a ghost band after the war under the direction of Tex Beneke. Miller was the subject of a partly fictionalized film biography, The Glenn Miller Story, starring James Stewart, in February ; a soundtrack album of re-recordings not featuring Miller, released by Decca Records, hit number one in March. The album was reissued as a 12" LP with a modified track selection in and was certified gold in Glenn Miller tracks recorded 13 May V-Disc released March, Glenn Miller tracks recorded 13 May and 3 June Glenn Miller tracks recorded 13 and 27 May V-Disc released September, Louis Blues March" recorded 29 October Reissue of B-side of V-Disc 65, was released October, Glenn Miller tracks recorded 29 April and 6 May Glenn Miller tracks recorded 27 October and 10 November V-Disc released February, Glenn Miller track recorded 27 October Glenn Miller track recorded 17 November Pop Hits, Singles and Albums Big Band Library.
Retrieved Weiler Winner, Joseph E. Turner Classic Movies. Internet Movie Database. Archived from the original on On February 10, , Glenn Miller was presented with the first gold record in history for selling one million and two hundred thousand records of "Chattanooga Choo Choo".
Wally Early of Victor presented this live on the Chesterfield program of February 10, Retrieved 23 March Chicago Sun-Times , January 19, See the compact disc "Glenn Miller in Stereo" and its accompanying liner notes. Sunny Skylar added lyrics. Herman's version was recorded March 23, Woody Herman information taken from Visser, Joop. The Woody Herman Story. Properbox Proper Records Ltd. CD Baby. Glenn Miller and his orchestra. Discography Timeline of members, — Namespaces Article Talk.
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Ben Pollack and His Californians. Dorsey Brothers' Orchestra. Bing Crosby with Dorsey Brothers' Orchestra. Red Nichols and His Five Pennies. The Travelers. Benny Goodman and His Orchestra.Between and , Glenn Miller and His Orchestra released singles on the monaural ten-inch shellac 78 rpm format. Their studio output comprised a variety of musical styles inside of the Swing genre, including ballads, band chants, dance instrumentals, novelty tracks, songs adapted from motion pictures, and, as the Second World War approached, patriotic music.