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Glenn Miller (1904-1944) was an American jazz musician (trombone), arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era. He was one of the best-selling recording artists from 1939 to 1943, leading one of the best known "Big Bands". While he was traveling to entertain U.S. troops in France during World War II, Glenn Miller's plane disappeared in bad weather over the English Channel.


PEGGY LEE (1920 - 2002) American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer, and actress in a career spanning six decades. From her beginning as a vocalist on local radio to singing with Benny Goodman's big band, she forged a sophisticated persona, evolving into a multi-faceted artist and performer. She wrote music for films, acted, and created conceptual record albums—encompassing poetry, jazz, chamber pop, and art songs.


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Ella Jane Fitzgerald 4/25/1917-6/15/1996 American jazz singer often referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz and Lady Ella. Fitzgerald started singing with Chick Webb's big band and soon became its star. She recorded "A Tisket-A Tasket" in 1938 and a 14-time Grammy Award winner.


Nat King Cole (Nathaniel Adams Coles) (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965) American jazz pianist, singer, songwriter


Glen Miller .... In The Mood ... Love this and the video is awesome....anyone wanna jitterbug? :)

Benny Goodman, The King of Swing, American jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader into the Big Band era in the 1930's