Despite his first orchestra being a complete failure, Glenn Miller grew to become arguably one of the most famous big band leaders. Following this early stumble, Miller launched his second band in March of 1938 and went on to achieve great success before his tragic disappearance in 1944.
George T. Simon, big band expert, critic, author and a close friend to Glenn Miller, provides listeners with on an overview of Miller’s career. In his conversation with Wink Martindale, Simon provides an expert look at Miller’s music, career and personal life.
Chapter 1Duration: 30min