Nick Hilscher's love for Glenn Miller Orchestra

Nick Hilscher was just eleven years old when he started loving the music of Glenn Miller Orchestra. - thanks to the film The Glenn Miller Story. Nick is 36 now and he is the male vocalist and the music director with the band. He told that as a kid he had an immediate connection with it.

He recently stated that this was the ultimate swing feel and it just struck a chord with him. He loved the feel of the music, he loved the compositions which had been written and that was it. An immediate favorite for him was 'Moonlight Serenade' and after that his passion grew.

Glenn Miller guided his orchestra for just 6 short years before the airplane he was on, while traveling from Great Britain to France mysteriously disappeared in the year 1944. But Gleen's music has hold out through the generations.

Gleen's band, with its original sound, turned very popular and before long they were performing sold out events up and down the eastern United States, including at Carnegie Hall. Their tracks topped the music charts with some of the most loved being "In the Mood," "Tuxedo Junction," "Moonlight Serenade" as well as "Chatanooga Choo Choo."

Nick told that there was a very special character to it. This is a time where there are professional composers as well as professional lyricists who penned music for professional musicians to play.