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Glenn Miller

Sein Markenzeichen war und ist „The Silver Sound of Glenn Miller", der besondere Sound, an dem man sein Orchester einwandfrei erkennen kann: Viel weich gespielte Blechinstrumente mit der Besonderheit, daß die 4 Saxophone der Big-Band-Besetzung von einer Klarinette angeführt werden. Nach dieser Soundneuerung erreichte Glenn Miller ab 1939 große Popularität.

Geboren wurde er am 1.3.1904 in Clarinda - Iowa. Er studierte Musik an der University Of Colorado- sein Hauptinstrument war die Posaune. Er spielte in verschiedenen Gruppen und gehörte Anfang der 30er Jahre zu den gefragtesten Studiomusikern und Arrangeuren. 1934 war er bei den Dorsey-Brothers, 1935 im Orchester von Paul Noble. 1937 gründete er seine eigene Big Band, mit der er ab 1939 9f0ßen Erfolg hatte. 1942 wurde die Band aufgelöst,weilMiller Zum Militär eingezogen wurde. Dort gründete er mit musikbegeisterten Soldaten das „Army Air Force Orchestra', mit dem er ab 1944 unter dem Namen „The American Band Of The Allied Expeditionary Forces' in Sachen Truppenbetreuung für die alliierten Streitkräfte in ganz Europa unterwegs war.

Als Glenn Miller nach einem Konzert in London zu dem nächsten in Paris am 16.12.1944 fliegen wollte, kam er dort nicht an- die Maschine war offensichtlich abgestürzt, obwohl niemals Anzeichen dafür gefunden wurden. Nach seinem Tode wurde die Band bis 1945 von Ray McKinley und Jerry Gray weitergeführt. Zu den bekanntesten Titeln, die Glenn Miller hinterlassen hat, gehören „ln The Mood', „At Last', „Moonlight Serenade', „Sunrise Serenade', „Little Brown Jug', „Tuxedo Junction' und „American Patrol'.

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Glenn Miller And His Orchestra - Juke Box Saturday Night (LP, Japan)
Glenn Miller: Glenn Miller And His Orchestra - Juke Box... Art-Nr.: LPRJL2709

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(RCA-Japan) 12 tracks, Inlay & OBI
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The Gold Collection (2-CD)
Glenn Miller: The Gold Collection (2-CD) Art-Nr.: CD4001

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(Retro) 40 tracks, 20-page booklet with rare Photographs
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Moonlight Serenade - Tuxedo Junction (7inch, 45rpm, SC)
Glenn Miller: Moonlight Serenade - Tuxedo Junction (7inch,... Art-Nr.: 45OLD9651

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And His Orchestra - Serenade And Blue (Japan Vinyl-LP)
Glenn Miller: And His Orchestra - Serenade And Blue (Japan... Art-Nr.: LPRJL2673

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(RCA Japan) 16 tracks
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Goldpack - Best (CD, Japan)
Glenn Miller & His Orchestra: Goldpack - Best (CD, Japan) Art-Nr.: CDB23D47019

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(1989/BMG Japan) 20 Tracks - RCA recordings, Japan compilation, real collector's item, still factory sealed!
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In the Mood  (10-CD-Box)
Glenn Miller: In the Mood (10-CD-Box) Art-Nr.: CD204293

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(TIM The International Music Company) 204 tracks, 24 carat gold edition, 1.2kg
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And his Orchestra - Play 20 Favourite Songs (CD)
Glenn Miller: And his Orchestra - Play 20 Favourite Songs (CD) Art-Nr.: CDFAT114

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(1993/Fat Boy Records) 20 tracks - incl. Billie Jean, Evergreen, Chariots Of Fire, Nine To Five, New York and more
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The Glenn Miller Story (CD)
Glenn Miller: The Glenn Miller Story (CD) Art-Nr.: CD162422

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(MCA Records) 10 tracks
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The Masters (CD)
Glenn Miller: The Masters (CD) Art-Nr.: CD401020

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(Eagle Records) 14 tracks
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Sun Valley Serenade - Music from the Original Sound Track (LP, Japan)
Glenn Miller: Sun Valley Serenade - Music from the Original... Art-Nr.: LPRJL2711

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(RCA) 15 tracks
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The Lost Recordings (2-CD)
Glenn Miller: The Lost Recordings (2-CD) Art-Nr.: CDHD52401

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(1995/Conifer) 35 tracks - The Band Of The `Aef' Featuring Dinah Shore, Irene Manning, Johnny Desmond And Ray Mckinley. Digitally Remastered
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Swinging Miller Thrillers 1939-42 Live 2-CD
Glenn Miller: Swinging Miller Thrillers 1939-42 Live 2-CD Art-Nr.: CDJAS400

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CD on JASMINE RECORDS by Glenn Miller - Swinging Miller Thrillers 1939-42 Live 2-CD
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Glenn Miller By Request Best 15 (Japan Vinyl-LP)
Glenn Miller: Glenn Miller By Request Best 15 (Japan Vinyl-LP) Art-Nr.: LPRJL3025

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(1986/RCA-Japan) 15 tracks
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And His Orchestra - The Earness Of You (Japan Vinyl-LP)
Glenn Miller: And His Orchestra - The Earness Of You (Japan... Art-Nr.: LPRJL2710

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(1985/RCA-Japan) 12 tracks
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And His Orchestra Play Big Band Hits (Japan Vinyl-LP)
Glenn Miller: And His Orchestra Play Big Band Hits (Japan... Art-Nr.: LPRJL2672

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(RCA-Japan) 16 tracks
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And His Orchestra - The Standard Glenn Miller (Japan Vinyl-LP)
Glenn Miller: And His Orchestra - The Standard Glenn Miller... Art-Nr.: LPRJL2674

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(RCA Japan) 16 tracks
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In The Mood (Maxi, 12inch, EP)
Glenn Miller: In The Mood (Maxi, 12inch, EP) Art-Nr.: LPPT49954

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(RCA) 4-track Maxi featuring the most popular songs of Glenn Miller. Recordings are digitally remastered and sound really great. Note: this is not the 'red vinyl' version
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The Best Of The Lost Recordings & The Secret Broadcasts (CD)
Glenn Miller: The Best Of The Lost Recordings & The Secret... Art-Nr.: CD522902

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(Conifer Records) 21 tracks
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Glenn Miller Plays Selections - From The Glenn Miller Story And Other Hits (CD, Japan)
Glenn Miller & His Orchestra: Glenn Miller Plays Selections - From The Glenn... Art-Nr.: CDB19D47038

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(BMG) 12 Tracks - Original Sealed With Obi - reissue of the original 1956 Album
$113.11
Original Recordings From 1938 To 1942 Vol.2 (2-LP, Cut-Out)
Glenn Miller: Original Recordings From 1938 To 1942 Vol.2... Art-Nr.: LPNL89218

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(RCA) 12 tracks, cut-out
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The Best Of (CD)
Glenn Miller And His Orchestra: The Best Of (CD) Art-Nr.: CD711328

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(Castle Music) 24 tracks
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That Old Miller Magic (LP)
Glenn Miller: That Old Miller Magic (LP) Art-Nr.: LPEMI7761

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(EMI) 12 tracks
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Still In The Mood (5-CD)
Glenn Miller: Still In The Mood (5-CD) Art-Nr.: CD112416

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(Weton-Wesgram) 80 tracks
$16.92
In The Mood (3-CD)
Glenn Miller And His Orchestra: In The Mood (3-CD) Art-Nr.: CD597724

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(Disky) 70 tracks
$22.58