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June 9, 2011CLARINDA, IA |  By: Harris

Glenn Miller Festival

The Glenn Miller Festival kicks off today through Sunday in Clarinda, Iowa.

The musician was a famous big band leader, Trombonist, composer and arranger, born in Clarinda. Glenn Miller Birthplace Society spokeswoman Angela Green says Miller founded a world famous orchestra during the big band era.

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Green adds the festival will be held at the Clarinda High School. KXCV/KRNW's John Coffey will be at the festival live tomorrow morning from 9 until noon.