Glenn Miller and his Army Air Forces Band entertain airmen at 8th Air Force War Bond rally in England, during World War II
High Wycombe England Date:1944, July 29 Duration:2 min 50 sec Sound:Yes
Major Glenn Miller and his Army Air Corps band play "In the Mood," for large gathering of airmen during 8th Air Force War Bond rally, at Wycombe Abbey, High Wycombe in England on July 29th 1944, during World War 2. The airmen and spectators applaud enthusiastically. The band then plays "Stardust. Glenn Miller introduces his string section that includes classical musicians, who have played with orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, and The Philadelphia Orchestra under Leopold Stokowski. The group is headed by Sergeant George Otners, whom Miller introduces, along with the String Section. Major Miller introduces the Saxaphone Section, headed by Sergeant Hank Freeman, who formerly played with the Artie Shaw band. Miller also introduces Sergeant Albert, his bass player.
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