The last of America’s touring big bands, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, will swing into Cameron for a Sunday afternoon concert at the Performing Arts Center. Sixteen musicians and three vocalists will perform original musical arrangements and compositions from both the civilian and Army Air Force Band’s libraries as well as more modern selections molded in the distinctive Miller style.
It was Miller’s second band, founded in 1938, that produced the matchless string of hit records: “In The Mood,” “A String Of Pearls,” “Moonlight Serenade,” and the first gold record ever awarded, for “Chattanooga Choo Choo.” The constant impact of radio broadcasts, gigs at theaters, hotels and dance pavilions built and sustained his success.
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