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427 Star Starred
Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
6200 Atherton Street Long Beach, CA 90815
562-985-7000
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Parking is $5
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4.8 average rating
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11 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 18 2010

Coudn't have enjoyed more! Not my generation's music but still enjoy hearing standards and holiday songs. The band sound is exactly as I imagine it was in the 40's and the singers' voices are so beautiful and clear. A Karen Carpenter holiday song...continued

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30 reviews
19 stars
attended Dec 18 2010

The music was wonderful and the singing was exceptional but it was billed as a holiday show and there wasn't much of a show just the band and 4 microphones. Great concert but no show! Overall, the soloists played and sang well but they seemed to...continued

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24 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 18 2010

This was a WONDERFUL experience. Our Goldstar tickets were in the first row, center stage. Wow! We were impressed! The show was fabulous. The orchestra played beautifully and the singers were excellent. The sound was at just the perfect level. So...continued

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Website

http://www.carpenterarts.org/1011-glenn-miller-orchestra.html

Quotes & Highlights

Founded in 1937, the Glen Miller Orchestra recorded more than 70 top-10 hits before disbanding in 1944, when Glenn Miller disappeared over France. It was re-established in 1956, and has toured the globe ever since.
Hear the Orchestra at their website.

Description

The Carpenter Center swings into the holiday season with the Orchestra’s trademark big band style! Along with all of your Yuletide favorites, you’ll delight to classic 30s and 40s hits from “In the Mood,” and “Tuxedo Junction,” to “Chattanooga Choo Choo” and “Moonlight Serenade.”