John Miller and his Orchestra

The John Miller Orchestra, formerly The Herb Miller Orchestra (the name has been changed in 2002), is the only Big Band performing the music of Glenn Miller with direct family links to the great man himself, in the form of John Miller, his nephew.

The late Herb Miller

Herb Miller developed his musical talent very  much under the guidance of his elder brother Glenn, and went on to form various bands in America. But it was not until many years after the mysterious disappearance of Glenn that Herb decided he wanted to recreate the  Miller Magic, and form an orchestra to play the music of his brother.

Herb had worked in America for many years with his son John, a bass player, and when he decided to form the Herb Miller Orchestra, John became his business partner and the featured singer with the band and John and Herb came to Britain to form the orchestra, which now contains some of the best musicians in the country. Sadly, herb Miller died in September 1987.

John Miller has now taken over the direction of the band from his father, John is joined in the band by lead vocalist, Fiona Paige, who is at the centre of the great Modernaires numbers like 'Chattanooga Choo Choo'  and  'I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo'.

The  Orchestra has extensively toured in the UK recreating the classical Glenn Miller sound for the pleasure of thousands of listeners. so keeping alive the family connection with the music of John Miller's uncle, Glenn.

You may contact John Miller by phone (0044-(0)1634-403960) or e-mail (

Lead vocalist Fiona Page
Some music

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In 1994 John Miller and his Herb Miller Orchestra performed
at the 50th Anniversary Wycombe Abbey Concert
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