Modernaires

The Modernaires is an American vocal group, best known for performing in the 1940s alongside Glenn Miller.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1935

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: Vocal group, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-038345 10-in. 7/12/1939 Now and then Eddie De Lange Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor PBS-072231 10-in. 4/2/1942 Soldier, let me read your letter Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble Vocal group  
Victor PBS-072232 10-in. 4/2/1942 Sleep song Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble Vocal group  
Victor PBS-072233 10-in. 4/2/1942 Sweet Eloise Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble Vocal group  
Victor PBS-072283 10-in. 5/20/1942 (I've got a gal in) Kalamazoo Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and male vocal ensemble Vocal group  
Victor PBS-072284 10-in. 5/20/1942 Serenade in blue Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble Vocal group  
Victor PBS-072286 10-in. 5/20/1942 Lullaby of the rain Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal quartet Vocal group  
Victor PBS-072287 10-in. 5/20/1942 Knit one, purl two Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal quartet Vocal group  
Victor BS-075091 10-in. 6/17/1942 Conchita, Marcheta, Lolita, Pepita, Rosita, Juanita Lopez Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and mixed vocal ensemble Vocal group  
Victor BS-075092 10-in. 6/17/1942 The humming-bird Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female and male vocal soloists and male vocal ensemble Vocal group  
Victor BS-075093 10-in. 6/17/1942 Yesterday's gardenias Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble Vocal group  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Modernaires," accessed August 7, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106441.

Modernaires. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 7, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106441.

"Modernaires." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 7 August 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106441

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