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GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA                          Journalist: Myriam Sainson

glenn miller orchestra 2An exceptional arrival awaits audiences at the Theatre Granada, on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at 8:30 p.m. -- the Glenn Miller Orchestra, of New York, which bears the name of the famous jazzman and musician of swing, Glenn Miller, "most prestigious big band of the world, Glenn Miller Orchestra undertakes its first Québécois tour" and it will be, for the Sherbrooke public, an occasion to recall once more this legendary and bewitching music ... After touring with brilliant success, at the Place des Arts in Montreal and, at the Capitole de Quebec, this renown orchestra comes to reconquer amateurs and nostalgic fans in the Quebec areas... a first which will leave undeniable traces at the Granada Theatre in Sherbrooke, after a spectacle which will be, without any doubt, unforgettable....

Of Glenn Miller, one can only remember his abrupt and mysterious disappearance, on December 15, 1944, on a flight towards Paris, where he was going to prepare, at that time, the European tour of his orchestra, which had regrouped (1939), following one black period of sulky concerts. In 1939, Glen's orchestra gave a formidable concert at the Casino on Glen Island, in New York, glenn miller orchestra 1which was to be retransmitted with the radio.

Among their successes during those years, one finds "Sunrise Serenade; Moonlight Serenade; Wishing (Will Make it so); Stairway to the stars; Moon Coils; Over the Rainbow"....After the disappearance of Glenn Miller, Glenn Miller Orchestra was to reorganize itself once more in 1956. Today, after more than 50 years of existence, the band continues its performances and concerts, with the same enthusiasm. One will be able to enjoy once more the famous hits of Glenn Miller like "Moonlight Serenade; Chattanooga Choo Choo; In the Mood; Pennsylvania 6-5000; String of Pearls and Tuxedo Junction".

Information: (819) 565-5656 or www.theatregranada.com

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