The Glenn Miller Band Reunion (1989)

The Glenn Miller Band Reunion features original members of Miller's bands, the famed civilian one based in New York City and the specialty group he put together briefly for the Army Air ... See full summary »

Director:

Gary Halvorson

Writer:

Turk Pipkin
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Warren Adams Warren Adams ... Himself - Featured Vocalist (as String of Pearls)
Perry Hart Perry Hart ... Himself - Featured Vocalist (as String of Pearls)
Katheryne High Katheryne High ... Herself - Featured Vocalist (as String of Pearls)
Jack Jones Jack Jones ... Himself - Host
Billy May Billy May ... Himself - Conductor
Ray McKinley ... Himself - Featured Vocalist
Kay Starr Kay Starr ... Herself - Host
Paul Tanner Paul Tanner ... Himself
John Vance ... Himself - Featured Vocalist (as String of Pearls)
Zeke Zarchy Zeke Zarchy ... Himself
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The Glenn Miller Band Reunion features original members of Miller's bands, the famed civilian one based in New York City and the specialty group he put together briefly for the Army Air Corps. The trombonist/band-leader was killed during World War II when his plane mysteriously disappeared crossing the English Channel. Jack Jones is the host, singing solo and with the other guests, 1950's recording artist Kay Starr and Los Angeles based jazz vocal group String of Pearls. Choreographer Lester Wilson created energetic nouveau jitterbugs to accompany and enhance the featured instrumentals. The music performed includes just about every Miller hit, from ''Moonlight Serenade,'' ''In the Mood,'' ''Chattanooga Choo Choo'' and ''Pennsylvania 6-5000'' to more obscure pieces like ''Love With a Capital U''. In between the live recorded musical numbers, there are biographical documentary segments, presented in the format of personal anecdotes from the original musicians themselves. Recalled are ... Written by Perry Hart

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Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 1989 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Famous Sinatra Era arranger and instrumentalist Billy May makes a rare appearance on camera as the Conductor of the Reunion Band. Mr. May's own archives provided much of the original orchestrations and literature played by the orchestra and sung by the guest artists. See more »

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