Showing posts with label NBC's live broadcast of Glenn Miller Orchestra's performance in Raymor Ballroom. Show all posts
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Saturday, November 24, 2012

November 24, 1937: NBC's live broadcast of Glenn Miller Orchestra's performance in Raymor Ballroom, Boston

November 24, 1937: NBC broadcast the Music of Raymon Ballroom in Boston coast-to-coast. Glenn Miller and his orchestra performed on the program as special guests.

The special performers during the broadcast were Glenn Miller and his Orchestra. Miller, a jazz musician, was among the most popular bandleaders during the time. He was also one of the best-selling artists from 1939 to 1943. During WWII, he mysteriously disappeared while traveling to France over the English Channel. Today, the Glenn Miller and his Orchestra is considered to be one of the world's greatest.