American big band musician, arranger, composer, and bandleader during the era of swing, Glenn Miller, was born March 1, 1904. He was the best-selling recording artist from 1939-1943, but while traveling to entertain U.S. troops in France in December of 1944, his aircraft disappeared over the English Channel.
Broadway compositions by Porter, Gershwin, Sondheim, more
Old School Jazz
Pre-bop -- the very roots of Jazz
Big Band Jazz
The large ensemble sound
Porter, Gershwin, Sondheim, and more, performed by Jazz legends
Straight Ahead Jazz
The 'lingua franca' of the jam session: 4/4 time and walking bass
The timeless music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn
Swing was king, but dethroned by the unstoppable force of bebop
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