In The Glenn Miller Mood

A hundred years ago this week one of the greatest names in modern music was born in Clarinda, Iowa.

Glenn Miller's style and the distinctive sound of his orchestra went on to define the era of big band swing, outliving all its contemporaries.

Simon Townley talks to musicians past and present to find out why audiences everywhere are still happily getting in the Miller Mood.

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A hundred years ago this week one of the greatest names in modern music was born in Clarinda, Iowa.

Glenn Miller's style and the distinctive sound of his orchestra went on to define the era of big band swing, outliving all its contemporaries.

Simon Townley talks to musicians past and present to find out why audiences everywhere are still happily getting in the Miller Mood.

2004030220040802

A hundred years ago this week one of the greatest names in modern music was born in Clarinda, Iowa.

Glenn Miller's style and the distinctive sound of his orchestra went on to define the era of big band swing, outliving all its contemporaries.

Simon Townley talks to musicians past and present to find out why audiences everywhere are still happily getting in the Miller Mood.

20040802

A century ago, one of the greatest names in modern music was born in Clarinda, Iowa. Glenn Miller's style and the distinctive sound of his orchestra went on to define the era of big band swing, outliving all its contemporaries.

Simon Townley talks to musicians past and present to find out why audiences everywhere are still happily getting in the Miller Mood.

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Simon Townley celebrates the centenary of the birth of one of the great names in popular music.

20041226

Simon Townley celebrates the centenary of the birth of one of the great names in popular music.