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Tex Beneke and his orchestra : live from Wolf Trap Farm

Author: George T SimonTex BenekeHelen O'ConnellBob EberlyJack SperlingAll authors
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : WETA, ©1978.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Tex Beneke, with the assistance of other musicians, performs works spanning his long-term career as a tenor saxophonist, singer, and bandleader, who was a leader of the Glenn Miller Orchestra. A biographical documentary film tribute precedes the concert. The film includes an interview with George Simon, a close friend of Glenn Miller and the author of Miller's biography. Simon speaks about Glenn Miller and his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Biography
Interviews
Named Person: Glenn Miller; Tex Beneke; Tex Beneke; Glenn Miller
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: George T Simon; Tex Beneke; Helen O'Connell; Bob Eberly; Jack Sperling; Lloyd Johnston; Ed Walker; Joel Grey; David Griffiths; Hal Hutkoff; Robert Wynn; Jim Eddins; Joanne Sheehy Hoover; Rick Winter; Tom Goodwin; David Deutsch; Tex Beneke Orchestra.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
OCLC Number: 551797535
Credits: Executive producer, David Griffiths ; producer, Hal Hutkoff ; director, Robert Wynn ; special sequences directed by Jim Eddins ; special materials written by Joanne Hoover and Rick Winter ; feature material producer, Tom Goodwin ; director, David Deutsch.
Performer(s): Tex Beneke ; Tex Beneke Orchestra ; Helen O'Connell ; Bob Eberly ; Jack Sperling ; Lloyd Johnston ; Ed Walker, narrator ; Joel Grey, host.
Event notes: Concert originally recorded live at Wolf Trap Park for the Perfoming Arts, Vienna, Virginia ; broadcast on WETA, Washington, D.C., 1978.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (115 min.) : sd., col., mono. ; 1/2 in.
Other Titles: Live from Wolf Trap Farm
Responsibility: a production of WETA, Washington, D.C., with the assistance of WNET, New York, N.Y.

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Tex Beneke, with the assistance of other musicians, performs works spanning his long-term career as a tenor saxophonist, singer, and bandleader, who was a leader of the Glenn Miller Orchestra. A biographical documentary film tribute precedes the concert. The film includes an interview with George Simon, a close friend of Glenn Miller and the author of Miller's biography. Simon speaks about Glenn Miller and his orchestra.

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