An evening of nostalgia; of unforgettable music is returning to the Mid Coast.
The highly acclaimed legendary big band of the 1940s, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, will perform at the Manning Entertainment Centre, Taree on Saturday, September 14.
The concert will feature a sentimental journey down memory lane with unforgettable music of the era and a celebration of the orchestra's 82nd year.
The world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra will feature 24 musicians, singers and dancers; a presentation that highlights the great big band hits from original Glenn Miller arrangements.
Music will feature entertainment legends, The Andrews Sisters, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and the romantic World War II melodies made famous by Dame Vera Lynn, music which captivated millions of people world-wide, all brought together on stage in a nostalgic concert spectacular.
The concert will also feature sensational dance routines by the Broadway Swing Dancers.
The Glenn Miller musical arrangements are unique; even after 82 years, they are still heard world-wide; timeless icons of American culture such as Chattanooga Choo-Choo, In the Mood, Tuxedo Junction, A String of Pearls, Moonlight Serenade, Little Brown Jug and Pennsylvania 6-5000.
Our unique jazz sound is sought all around the world.Rick Gerber
These are music hits which captivated millions of people.
"The Glenn Miller Orchestra is a colourful and flamboyant evening filled with fun and nostalgia of the 30s and 40s," musical director, Rick Gerber said.
"Our unique jazz sound is sought all around the world and in addition to recreating the golden era of swing, we bring to life the colour, costumes and spirit.
"Having travelled across the globe, The Glenn Miller Orchestra is delighted to be bringing iconic tunes such as In The Mood and Moonlight Serenade to Australia.
"America means freedom and there's no expression of freedom quite so sincere as music, and a band ought to have a sound all of its own.
"It ought to have a personality."
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